Intel Core i5-680 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-680 was released in Q2/2010 and has 2 cores. The processor can process 4 threads simultaneously and uses a mainboard with the socket LGA 1156. In the Geekbench 5 benchmark, the Intel Core i5-680 achieved a result of 651 points (single-core) or 1,394 points (multi-core).
Intel Core i5-680

At a glance

Name: Intel Core i5-680
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 Intel Core i5-680 has 2 cores. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i5-680 is 3.60 GHz (3.86 GHz). An initial performance assessment can be made using the number of CPU cores.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.86 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Core i5-680 has an integrated graphics that the system can use to efficiently play back videos. The Intel Core i5-680 has the Intel HD Graphics (Westmere) installed, which has 12 streaming multiprocessors (24 shaders).

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 with integrated graphics can process video codecs faster. Support for modern codecs can significantly increase system efficiency during video playback.

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 i5-680 supports a maximum of 16 GB memory. Depending on the mainboard, the processor can use a maximum of 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum bandwidth of the main memory 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

The Intel Core i5-680 has a TDP of 73 W. Based on the TDP, the system manufacturer can and must adapt the cooling solution to the processor.

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

Technical details

Modern production reduces the waste heat of a processor and increases its efficiency. The Intel Core i5-680 is made in 32 nm and has 4.50 MB cache.

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: Q2/2010
Release price: 305 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-680 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.


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.
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2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
655
Intel Core i3-4150T Intel Core i3-4150T
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
653
Apple A9X Apple A9X
2C 2T @ 2.26 GHz
652
Intel Core i5-680 Intel Core i5-680
2C 4T @ 3.86 GHz
651
Intel Core i5-2300 Intel Core i5-2300
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
651
Intel Core i5-2500T Intel Core i5-2500T
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
650
Intel Core i3-3225 Intel Core i3-3225
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
648

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.
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4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
1401
Intel Core i3-5157U Intel Core i3-5157U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1398
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1396
Intel Core i5-680 Intel Core i5-680
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1394
AMD FX-4300 AMD FX-4300
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
1394
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1391
AMD Athlon Silver 3050C AMD Athlon Silver 3050C
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
1389

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.
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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 i5-680 Intel Core i5-680
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
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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.
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3C 3T @ 2.60 GHz
2610
Intel Core i5-3610ME Intel Core i5-3610ME
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
2610
Intel Pentium G4400 Intel Pentium G4400
2C 2T @ 3.30 GHz
2601
Intel Core i5-680 Intel Core i5-680
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
2599
Intel Core i3-5157U Intel Core i3-5157U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
2599
Intel Core i5-760 Intel Core i5-760
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
2592
MediaTek Helio P70 MediaTek Helio P70
8C 8T @ 2.10 GHz
2591

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