Average Bench: 47.6% (275th of 952)

Based on 6,183 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: 47.6% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3-3220 averaged 52.4% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 86.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 85.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3220 is just 13.8%. 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 222Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,183 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.7 SC Int 84.1 90.3
69 SC Float 86.1 92
65.1 SC Mixed 85.2 91.2
68.1% 85.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
156 QC Int 210 231
163 QC Float 212 232
163 QC Mixed 215 236
48.1% 212 Pts
Min Avg Max
181 MC Int 217 232
183 MC Float 218 232
185 MC Mixed 222 237
32.8% 219 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 90.5
SC Mixed 89.6
72% 89.7 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 228
QC Mixed 235
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 231
MC Float 231
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
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 91.4
SC Mixed 90.1
72% 90.1 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 233
52% 232 Pts
MC Int 230
MC Float 231
MC Mixed 235
35% 232 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.4
SC Float 90.7
SC Mixed 90.3
72% 90.1 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 226
QC Mixed 232
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 228
MC Float 227
MC Mixed 234
34% 230 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.3
SC Float 91.9
SC Mixed 90.8
73% 91 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 227
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 219
MC Float 224
MC Mixed 219
33% 220 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 86.3
SC Float 88.9
SC Mixed 87.5
70% 87.6 Pts
QC Int 220
QC Float 219
QC Mixed 228
50% 222 Pts
MC Int 226
MC Float 225
MC Mixed 228
34% 227 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.4
SC Float 90
SC Mixed 88.2
71% 88.5 Pts
QC Int 211
QC Float 214
QC Mixed 215
48% 213 Pts
MC Int 212
MC Float 212
MC Mixed 216
32% 213 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 87.1
SC Float 85
SC Mixed 78.3
67% 83.5 Pts
QC Int 212
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 208
48% 211 Pts
MC Int 217
MC Float 205
MC Mixed 219
32% 213 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.3
SC Float 87.6
SC Mixed 86
70% 87 Pts
QC Int 206
QC Float 208
QC Mixed 207
47% 207 Pts
MC Int 172
MC Float 174
MC Mixed 39.3
19% 129 Pts
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Typical Core i3-3220 Builds (Compare 2,254 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 29%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $571

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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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