Real World Speed
Performance profile from 79,744 user samples
79,744 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 57% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 31% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 31% Great: 57%
SPEED RANK: 873rd / 1457
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
47.8 % 103 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+116%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
70.4 Pts 83 Pts Lower memory latency.
+18%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
61.4 Pts 177 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+189%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
106 Pts 347 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+227%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
148 Pts 661 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+346%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
155 Pts 1,097 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+608%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
84.6 Pts 92 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+9%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
76 Pts 188 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+147%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
129 Pts 371 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+188%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
185 Pts 722 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+291%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
187 Pts 1,191 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+537%
Market Share
Based on 68,220,279 CPUs tested
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 95 % Much more popular.
+76%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % 0.97 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,840%
Price
Price (score)
$52 Hugely cheaper.
+247%
180 USD
Value
Value For Money
75.8 % 119 % Much better value.
+57%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
35 Watts Hugely more energy efficient.
+150%
87.6 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores 8.89 cores Hugely higher core count.
+344%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 14.2 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+256%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 9.78 nm Hugely newer manufacturing.
+125%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
2.5 GHz 3.32 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+33%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.1 GHz 4.73 GHz Much faster turbo frequency.
+53%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
186 Pts 1,681 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+804%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
156 Pts 1,570 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+906%
Age
Newest
147 Months 34.4 Months Hugely more recent.
+327%
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCBGA1023   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4000   —
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The Intel Core i5-3210M is a third generation (Ivy bridge) mobile CPU. Sporting two cores and four threads the 3210M has a maximum turbo clock speed of 3.1 GHz which produces an effective speed of 64.4 or 52% below the modern day group average . For heavily threaded tasks the 3210M is handicapped significantly by its dual core architecture and lags modern CPUs by around 165%. The i5-3210M comes equipped with onboard HD 4000 graphics, which is more than enough for typical desktop use but will struggle with anything but the simplest of 3D games. With a TDP of just 35 Watts the i5-3210M allows for reasonable, but not brilliant, battery life. [Oct '14 CPUPro]

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