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Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz

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Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Performance Specification
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3.2 GHz
3.6 GHz
4 cores
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Ivy Bridge
77W
22nm
LGA 1155/Socket H2
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67°C
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Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core i5-3470 3.2GHz is a performance CPU based on the 22nm, Ivy Bridge architecture.


It offers 4 Physical Cores (4 Logical), initially clocked at 3.2GHz, which may go up to 3.7GHz and 6MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Turbo Boost and Virtualization are activated and the processor has multiplier unlocked.


The processor integrates relatively weak Graphics called Intel HD Graphics 2500, with 6 Execution Units, initially clocked at 650MHz and that go up to 1100MHz, in Turbo Mode which share the L2 Cache and system RAM with the processor.
Both the processor and integrated graphics have a rated board TDP of 77W.


Its performance is very good and sufficient for extreme gaming.


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01-Jul-2012
Core i5-3470 3.2GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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I see the max temp for this CPU is 67ºC, but mine reachs 60-65ºC easily playing games. When it was new, it barely reached 55-60ºC on full load. I already changed thermal paste many times, the temperature didn't change, I think it might be my thermal paste which is not good.

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Nevermind, looks like it was a cooling issue, a fan blowling to wrong side, now that I fixed the temperatures are lower again.

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Is this is Good Collection?.For a Budget Gaming PC 1 i5 2400 2nd gen 2 8Gb Ram DDR3 3 Amd Radeon Rx 560 2GB 4 500GB HDD
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I play it with i5-3470, 8GB RAM & GTX960 at max resolution., everything works smooth.

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What's the best GPU pair with this bad boy?

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I see a lot of versions of it with GTX 1050s.

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Should i upgrade both my GPU and CPU? And is this a good Processor to run the most demanding games?

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Yeah and this processor is actually very good.

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Someone selling this in PH on OLX for $69

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What's the difference between this and an i5 4460?


And what CPU should I get with GTX 1050 Ti gigabyte OC 4GB and 8GB DDR3 1600 RAM?

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You should get a minimum cpu of 4 cores, But pentium processors changed alot get a decent pentium g4560 and overclock it to 4 ghz

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2012
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$349.99
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Had this CPU for a while and I know its multiplier is locked ,but lately updated my MSI Z77A-G43 BIOS to its latest version. After the update I have the ability to change my multiplier to 40 [4.0Ghz]. This is great news for I5 3470 users.


The only downside is the CPU runs constantly @ 4Ghz and EIST enabled doesn't help. I tried everything.


Tip: Get good RAM with this CPU.

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2014
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how are you able to change the multiplier? mine i can only change the turbo boost multiplier to 38, maybeI can reach 4ghz with a bit of blck OC… but the base clock I don't have any option to change it :| And I did update the bios

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Masterpiece CPU this.
Will be reaching it's limits for demanding games during 2017 I'm afraid.
Still good for another 2 years.

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With older i5s like this one, Make sure you have the fastest set of DDR3 you can find. Believe it or not but their is a difference in how much the game pulls on your CPU with 1333 vs 1600. You need at'least 1600mhz speed ram at 9,9,9,28.

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