Intel Core i5 661

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The Core i5 661 is a 3.33 GHz 45-nanometer dual-core Clarksdale CPU with 900MHz on-die GPU. It supports the LGA 1156 form factor, and the Intel H55 chipset. Features a maximum 1 x 4.8 GT/s Direct Media Interfac interface, 256KB L2 cache per core, and shared 4 MB L3 cache. Features dual-channel memory controller, and supports DDR3-1333 memory. Also features Hyperthreading. Single-die architecture for cores, Unified Shader Architecture, Turbo Boost, memory controller and cache. 87W TDP.

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Intel Core i5 661 Reviews Rating: 86 out of 100 based on 4 ratings.

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Benchmark Reviews 8.35/10 Feb 16 '10
Hardcoreware  --- Jan 03 '10
Hardware Secrets  --- Jan 05 '10
Hardware Zone 4/5 Jan 04 '10
Hardwareoverclock  --- Mar 03 '10
LegitReviews.com  --- Jan 03 '10
Motherboards.org  --- Jan 03 '10
Overclockers Club  --- Jan 03 '10
PC Perspective  --- Jan 03 '10
techPowerUp! 8/10 Jan 04 '10
ThinkComputers 10/10 Feb 07 '10
Tom's Hardware  --- Jan 05 '10
TweakNews.net  --- Jan 03 '10
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Intel Core i5 661 Review Legion Hardware -- Dec 31 '09
Intel Core i5 661 Review Tech Report -- Jan 04 '10

Benchmark Reviews on Feb 17 '10

"Even at its arguably inflated price, the Core i5-661 represents the sweet spot in the Clarkdale Core i5 lineup. The Core i5-670 adds fractionally more speed (3.46GHz vs 3.33GHz) and Trusted..."

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Hardcoreware on Jan 04 '10

"I think the best way to look at Clarkdale, is to look at it as a CPU and CPU/GPU separately. Strictly as a CPU, it has its pros and cons. On one hand, it is clocked quite high (the i5 670 can..."

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Hardware Secrets on Jan 05 '10

"The only real drawback we see with Core i5-661 is its price for the user looking for an integrated-video solution. At USD 200 range it will hardly be in the list of the kind of people that usually..."

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Hardware Zone on Jan 05 '10

"...there's certainly a place in Intel's rank for these new Clarkdale processors such as in large business organizations. Media theater enthusiasts too should be among those eagerly awaiting these..."

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LegitReviews.com on Jan 04 '10

"Intel has once again raised the bar for the mainstream market with the Core i3-500 and i5-600 processors. Nehalem performance for under $125 and "power on demand" is great news anyone feeling that..."

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  • Product Type: Socket 1156
  • Manufacturer: Intel
  • Released
    North AmericaJan 3, 2010
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