Intel Core i5-3340

Intel Core i5-3340 Benchmark

Intel Core i5-3340 Processor benchmark, specs and release date - 3 GHz 4 core Intel Core LGA 1155 CPU rating. Is the Core i5-3340 good for gaming?

CPU Benchmark Score

24 %
Average score from 1 sample
High uncertainty

Ranked 732nd out of 1,337 in the CPU Database.

Overall Gaming Multitasking Heavy Workloads
24 % 43 % 19 % 18 %
Average Very Good Average Average

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CPU Comparison

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Clock Speed 3.1 GHz
Turbo Speed 3.3 GHz
Cores 4
Threads 4
PCIe Revision 3
Socket LGA 1155
Family Core
Memory Type DDR3-1333
Memory Channels 2
Max Memory 32 GiB
Release Date 2013-08-01
Supports ECC Memory No
TDP 77 W

Intel Core i5-3340

The Core i5-3340 is a 4 core CPU from Intel released in 2013. This chip has an average overall score at 24% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is a very good processor for gaming, with a score of 43%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the Core i5-3340 scores 19% and 18% respectively. Indeed, this is an average rating for very heavy workloads.

The Core i5-3340 has 4 cores and 4 threads. This chip has no simultaneous multithreading support, as it has the same number of cores as threads. This Intel CPU has a clock speed of 3.1 GHz and a turbo speed of 3.3 GHz : a higher clock speed that can be reached when thermals and power delivery allow.

As for memory, the Core i5-3340 makes use of DDR3-1333 memory. The faster the memory, the better. Faster memory means that the CPU doesn't have to wait to get the data it needs. It can accommodate a maximum of 32 GiB of memory. Furthermore, this chip can handle up to 2 channels of RAM, a multichannel memory architecture allows for higher data transfer between the CPU and the memory. However, to take advantage of this, you must have enough memory slots filled. Error correcting memory is not supported on this processor.

This CPU has fast connectivity with support for PCI-Express Gen 3. The faster the PCIe link, the better. This allows for better performance with GPUs and NVME SSDs.

Power and thermals for the Intel Core i5-3340 CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 77 watts. This measures the amount of heat the processor produces when running at full load. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's good estimate.

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