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Intel Core i5-661 3.33GHz

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3.33 GHz
3.6 GHz
2 cores
4 threads
Clarkdale
87W
32nm
LGA 1156/Socket H
64 Bit
70°C
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16GB
Core i5-661 3.33GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core i5-661 3.33GHz is a performance CPU based on the 45nm, Nehalem architecture.


It offers 2 Physical Cores (4 Logical), initially clocked at 3.33GHz, which may go up to 3.6GHz and 4MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Hyper-Threading, Turbo Boost and Virtualization are activated.


The processor integrates very weak Graphics called Intel i5 661, with XX Execution Units, clocked at 900MHz which share the L2 Cache and system RAM with the processor.
Both the processor and integrated graphics have a rated board TDP of 87W.


It offers average performance. This means it will become a bottleneck in some demanding applications.


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07-Jan-2010
Core i5-661 3.33GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 53% 158%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 36% 91%
Cyberpunk 2077 91% 119%
Halo: Reach 6% 7%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 17% 185%
Detroit: Become Human 70% 121%
Borderlands 3 105% 158%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 91% 181%
Resident Evil 3 Remake 53% 141%
FIFA 20 7% 85%
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This is the only Dual-core desktop i5 CPU. Even my i3 is 17% more powerful than this CPU.

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2007
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2007
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$349.00
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8% worse! damn it

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2011
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$187.00
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2012
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$349.00
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8 GB

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my i5 2320 is 42% better than this cpu

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2012
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$195.00
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8 GB

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I only need a damn AMD Radeon HD 6850 to be able to ultra any game :)

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Oh wow, I thought I was posting on the Core i5-3450 Quad 3.1GHz one xD

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2014
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11 GB

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I have a Radeon HD 6850 with an i5 2300 and 11GB of RAM and i cant play many games on ultra above 15 fps tops, planetside 2 for example gets about 25 fps on all low whilst in a small battle :/

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but its GD rating is 6 JUST !?! its not a good i5

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12 GB

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i5 661 is 23% lower than my CPU i3 2120

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How dare you Sam…. this is a first generation CPU so it was the first of many great CPUs.

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2010
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Yea its pretty good!

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6 GB

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Great CPU, but a radeon 5770 next to it and you will run games maxed out on a good frames per second rate

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I used to use this CPU before I upgraded to a i7-4790K and it play almost every game on high with a XFX R9 270x Double D.

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