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Intel Core i3-530 2.9GHz

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2.93 GHz
2 cores
4 threads
Clarkdale
73W
32nm
LGA 1156/Socket H
64 Bit
73°C
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16GB
Core i3-530 2.9GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core i3-530 2.93GHz is a middle-class CPU based on the 32nm, Nehalem architecture.


It offers 2 Physical Cores (4 Logical), clocked at 2.93GHz and 4MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Turbo Boost and HyperThreading are activated.


The processor integrates very weak Graphics called Intel HD i3 530, with 12 Execution Units, clocked at 733MHz, which share the L2 Cache and system RAM with the processor.
Both the processor and integrated graphics have a rated board TDP of 73W.


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


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07-Jan-2010
Core i3-530 2.9GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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What! My Core 2 Quad Q6600 is 11% better then this!

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I was shocked when I realized this too

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nice cpu…
i think i have a nice system, no bottleneck and playing all the games med-high..

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Would my friend be able to run this game ?
His CPU = I3 530 2.9GHz
his GPU = GTX 750 Ti
his RAM = 8GB

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It appears you have posted on a CPU page xD he should be able to run most games out there except for ones that are very demanding on the CPU. Just be sure to re-post this on the proper page so people can give you a full response.

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Oops xD But thanks anyway :)

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can I overclock this CPU

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2009
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Overclocked this cpu to 4.0
Gets the job done. Still upgrade is needed.
If u don't want to buy new mobo consider getting used i7 870.

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My Q8200 11% Better Than This :3

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mine too

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I have overclocked mine from 2.93 to 3.41 but my score is only getting lower on Heaven bench? why???

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Benchmark and look on GPU-Z if it is really overclocked
Lot of things can cause this like thermal throttling

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Ya that is what I use, and what is "Thermal Throttling"??

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When your cpu reach higher temperatures it downclock and lower voltages (to cool itself)

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I turn the fan up for it but it's the stock one.. and I cant touch the voltage for some reason.. but I believe when it overclock it ups it our atleast will let it pull more power because it auto overclocks the ram when I overclock

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One more thing. it only hits 60c max..

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Is This Cpu that bad for gaming?

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32 GB

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Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 2.66Mhz is better then this :D

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Yes my Q8200 too :)

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is this cpu compatable with a gtx 750ti 2gb?

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