Real World Speed
Performance profile from 39,889 user samples
39,889 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 35% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 17% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 1.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 17% Great: 35%
SPEED RANK: 576th / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
29.9 % 88.9 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+197%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
70.4 Pts 130 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+85%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
121 Pts 257 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+112%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
178 Pts 502 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+182%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
182 Pts 851 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+367%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
184 Pts 1,073 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+483%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
83.7 Pts 141 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+68%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts 279 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+84%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
207 Pts 554 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+168%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
207 Pts 962 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+365%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
207 Pts 1,187 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+474%
Market Share
Based on 19,383,632 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % 125 % Hugely more popular.
+124%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.27 % 1.66 % Hugely higher market share.
+516%
Price
Price (score)
$230 Cheaper.
+17%
268 USD
Value
Value For Money
31.5 % 91.5 % Hugely better value.
+191%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
35 Watts Hugely more energy efficient.
+137%
82.8 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores 6.89 cores Hugely higher core count.
+244%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 11.6 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+189%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 12.2 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+80%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
2.5 GHz 3.51 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+40%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.1 GHz 4.42 GHz Much faster turbo frequency.
+43%
Age
Newest
88 Months 11.1 Months Hugely more recent.
+692%
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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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2019 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical gamers and desktop users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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