Average Bench: 47.5% (280th of 956)

Based on 6,718 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 38%Average: 47.5% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3-3220 averaged 52.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 85.2Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 85.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3220 is just 13.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-3220 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 218Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 221Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,718 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.3 SC Int 83.6 90.3
68 SC Float 85.9 91.9
66.8 SC Mixed 85.2 91.1
67.9% 84.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
154 QC Int 209 231
163 QC Float 212 232
163 QC Mixed 215 236
48% 212 Pts
Min Avg Max
178 MC Int 217 232
181 MC Float 218 232
182 MC Mixed 221 237
32.8% 219 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 89.4
SC Float 91.7
SC Mixed 91
73% 90.7 Pts
QC Int 231
QC Float 230
QC Mixed 234
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 233
MC Float 228
MC Mixed 235
35% 232 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.2
SC Float 86.4
SC Mixed 90.9
71% 89.2 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 231
QC Mixed 234
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 231
MC Float 231
MC Mixed 238
35% 233 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 78
SC Float 91.8
SC Mixed 89.6
69% 86.5 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 233
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 230
MC Float 232
MC Mixed 236
35% 233 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88
SC Float 81.9
SC Mixed 87.5
69% 85.8 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 230
QC Mixed 232
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 230
MC Float 230
MC Mixed 235
35% 232 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.8
SC Float 85.9
SC Mixed 88.1
69% 86.6 Pts
QC Int 209
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 218
48% 212 Pts
MC Int 215
MC Float 220
MC Mixed 226
33% 221 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.5
SC Float 86.9
SC Mixed 85.8
67% 83.7 Pts
QC Int 204
QC Float 207
QC Mixed 197
46% 203 Pts
MC Int 208
MC Float 204
MC Mixed 218
32% 210 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.8
SC Float 78.9
SC Mixed 79.4
63% 79 Pts
QC Int 214
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 205
48% 212 Pts
MC Int 225
MC Float 226
MC Mixed 226
34% 226 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.2
SC Float 83.8
SC Mixed 84.4
68% 84.5 Pts
QC Int 187
QC Float 169
QC Mixed 189
41% 182 Pts
MC Int 192
MC Float 191
MC Mixed 198
29% 194 Pts
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Typical Core i3-3220 Builds (Compare 2,478 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $301

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-3220 Processor (3M Cache, 3.30 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ3'12
Processor Numberi3-3220
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$115.00 - $117.00
Clock Speed3.3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP55 W
Thermal Solution Specification2011C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 2500
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurationsup to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo
Secure KeyNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes
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