Intel Core i5-660 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-660 is a 2 core processor. It can handle 4 threads simultaneously and was introduced in Q1/2010. The Intel Core i5-660 is based on the 1. generation of the Intel Core i5 series and requires a mainboard with the socket LGA 1156. The Intel Core i5-660 scores 597 points with one CPU core in the Geekbench 5 benchmark. When using all CPU cores, the result is 1,308 points.
Intel Core i5-660

At a glance

Name: Intel Core i5-660
Family: Intel Core i5 (331)
CPU group: Intel Core i5 600 (6)
Architecture: Clarkdale
Technology: 32 nm
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 1
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 2 CPU cores of the Intel Core i5-660 clock with 3.33 GHz (3.60 GHz). The number of CPU cores and the clock frequency of the processor are largely responsible for the overall performance.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.33 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

With the Intel HD Graphics (Westmere), the Intel Core i5-660 has an build in graphic solution. It has 12 SM processors, which have a total of 24 texture shaders. The iGPU not only enables games, but also significantly accelerates video playback.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics (Westmere)
GPU frequency: 0.50 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 0.73 GHz
Compute units: 12
Shader: 24
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q1/2010
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 5
Direct X: 10.1
Technology: 32 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors that have an integrated graphics can play videos faster and more efficiently. This can have a positive effect on the battery life of notebooks, for example.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
AVC: Decode
VC-1: No
JPEG: No

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i5-660 supports up to 16 GB memory in up to 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of 21.3 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3-1066
DDR3-1333
17.1 GB/s
21.3 GB/s
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 8.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

With the TDP, the processor manufacturer specifies the cooling solution required for the processor. The Intel Core i5-660 has a TDP of 73 W.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 73 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-660 has a 4.50 MB large cache. The processor is manufactured in 32 nm. Modern production increases the efficiency of the processor.

Technology: 32 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1156
L2-Cache: 0.50 MB
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Release date: Q1/2010
Release price: 193 $
Part Number: --
Documents: --

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-660 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.

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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen Embedded V1500B AMD Ryzen Embedded V1500B
4C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
601
Intel Pentium G3240T Intel Pentium G3240T
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
600
MediaTek Dimensity 1000C MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
598
Intel Core i5-660 Intel Core i5-660
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
597
Intel Core i5-661 Intel Core i5-661
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
597
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
596
MediaTek Dimensity 800U MediaTek Dimensity 800U
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
593

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Pentium G3250 Intel Pentium G3250
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
1320
Intel Core i5-2390T Intel Core i5-2390T
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1314
Intel Atom C3558 Intel Atom C3558
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1309
Intel Core i5-660 Intel Core i5-660
2C 4T @ 3.33 GHz
1308
Intel Core i5-661 Intel Core i5-661
2C 4T @ 3.33 GHz
1308
Intel Celeron G1850 Intel Celeron G1850
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
1307
Intel Core i5-3437U Intel Core i5-3437U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
1305

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Intel Core i3-540 Intel Core i3-540
Intel HD Graphics (Westmere) @ 0.73 GHz
35
Intel Core i5-650 Intel Core i5-650
Intel HD Graphics (Westmere) @ 0.73 GHz
35
Intel Core i5-655K Intel Core i5-655K
Intel HD Graphics (Westmere) @ 0.73 GHz
35
Intel Core i5-660 Intel Core i5-660
Intel HD Graphics (Westmere) @ 0.73 GHz
35
MediaTek MT8167A MediaTek MT8167A
PowerVR GE8300 @ 0.55 GHz
35
MediaTek Helio A20 MediaTek Helio A20
PowerVR GE8300 @ 0.55 GHz
35
Intel Atom E3825 Intel Atom E3825
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail GT1) @ 0.53 GHz
34

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core i7-3667U Intel Core i7-3667U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
2382
Intel Pentium G4500T Intel Pentium G4500T
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
2378
Intel Core m7-6Y75 Intel Core m7-6Y75
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2361
Intel Core i5-660 Intel Core i5-660
2C 4T @ 3.33 GHz
2359
Intel Core i5-661 Intel Core i5-661
2C 4T @ 3.33 GHz
2359
Apple A8X Apple A8X
3C 3T @ 1.50 GHz
2356
Intel Core i3-6102E Intel Core i3-6102E
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
2356

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