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Intel Core i5-3470

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Overall 7

Intel Core i5-3470

PC Magazine
29 July 2012
  • Conclusion: The Intel Core i5-3470 is a mainstream Ivy Bridge CPU that delivers solid performance with very few surprises (and limited overclocking opportunities).
  • Pros: Good performance for the price. Backward compatible with Sandy Bridge motherboards.
  • Cons: Multiplier not fully unlocked. Few major performance increases over previous-generation counterparts.
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Overall 7

Expert Review

4 June 2012
  • Conclusion: Otherwise, the Core i5-3470 offers speedy processing and even a surprise ability to overclock a bit, at a very reasonable price. Under the right conditions, it's a solid-value building block for a speedy mainstream or gaming PC.
  • Pros: Excellent CPU performance for the price, Compatible with many previous-generation motherboards, Reduced power usage
  • Cons: Poor 3D performance, CPU processing has seen only a minor speed boost from previous-generation Core i5 chips
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Overall 8

Intel Core i5-3470 Ivy Bridge Quad-Core CPU Review

31 May 2012
  • Conclusion: Performance Summary: Although it is not targeted at the ultra high end market, the Core i5-3470 offers excellent performance nonetheless. The Core i5-3470’s somewhat lower clocks, smaller L3 cache, and lack of Hyper-Threading obviously lower its CPU performance versus Intel’s current flagship Ivy Bridge-based Core i7-3770K processor, but the deltas separating the two chips are relatively small in single- or lightly-threaded workloads; it’s only with heavily...
  • Pros: Good Performance, Relatively Low Power Consumption, Quick Sync 2.0, Competitive Pricing
  • Cons: Only Partially Unlocked, Wimpy Integrated Graphics, No Hyper-Threading
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Intel Core i5 3470 Review: HD 2500 Graphics Tested

31 May 2012
  • Conclusion: Intel's Core i5-3470 is a good base for a system equipped with a discrete GPU. You don't get the heavily threaded performance of the quad-core, eight-thread Core i7 but you're also saving nearly $100. For a gaming machine or anything else that's not going to be doing a lot of thread heavy work (e.g. non-QuickSync video transcode, offline 3D rendering, etc...) the 3470 is definitely good enough.
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Overall 6

Intel Core i5 3470 review

TechRadar UK
22 July 2012
  • Summary: What does saving £15 on a CPU get you?
  • Pros: Decent performance, Negligible drop-off due to lack of QuickSync, Good auto OC via Turbo-boost
  • Cons: No manual overclocking goodness, Intel HD 2500 iGPU, Not cheap enough
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Overall 10

Intel Core i5-3470: Ivy Bridge makes it to the mainstream

PC Authority
29 June 2012
  • Summary: Faster than anything AMD can offer, and almost as quick as last generation's flagship Core i7, this is one very tempting piece of Silicon.
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Intel Core i5-3470, Core i3-3240 und AMD A10-5700 im Kurztest

Technic 3D
2 March 2013
  • Summary: Heute haben wir drei Prozessoren von AMD und Intel aus der mittleren bis unteren Preisregion auf dem Teststand. Die Vertreter aus dem Hause Intel sind der Core i5-3470 sowie der Core i3-3240. Von AMD muss sich die A10-5700 APU beweisen.
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Intel Core i5 3470 review: vriendelijk geprijsde Ivy Bridge

9 August 2012
  • Excerpt: Intel heeft in juni vijf nieuwe Ivy Bridge-processors voorgesteld. De Core i5 3470 is er daar een van. Wij voelden de nieuwe telg aan de tand.
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Intel Core i5-3470

6 August 2012
  • Excerpt: For nogle er svaret ret ligetil. Hvis man er fuldstændig sikker på, at man ikke vil overclocke sin cpu , skal man satse på 3470. Basisfrekvenserne er 3,2GHz nominelt og 3,6Ghz Turbo for 3470 og 3,5Ghz nominelt og 3,8GHz Turbo for 3570K.
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Overall 10
Satisfaction 10

Intel Core i5 3470 / 3.2 GHz

24 July 2012
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