Average Bench: 61.9% (210th of 1197)

Based on 1,028 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-6320 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 45%Average: 61.9% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-6320 averaged 38.0% 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 111Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 195Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-6320 is 22.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-6320 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 305Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 303Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,028 samples)
Min Avg Max
81.5 1-Core 111 122
140 2-Core 195 226
73.8% 153 Pts
Min Avg Max
214 4-Core 298 329
232 8-Core 303 329
41% 300 Pts
Min Avg Max
232 64-Core 305 331
20.5% 305 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 119
2-Core 216
80% 168 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 321
44% 320 Pts
64-Core 314
21% 314 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 117
2-Core 204
77% 160 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 300
41% 299 Pts
64-Core 305
20% 305 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz
1-Core 100
2-Core 176
66% 138 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 242
33% 240 Pts
64-Core 318
21% 318 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,815,878 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $170 @ launch in Oct '15
OutletPCUS $17413 months
AmazonUS $2791 month
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Typical Core i3-6320 Builds (Compare 8,964 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H110M-S2H - $81

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $540

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-6320 Processor (4M Cache, 3.90 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi3-6320
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$149.00 - $157.00
Clock Speed3.9 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

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)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Skylake 6th generation Core i3 processor...

Added 3 years ago.

Average

6 months ago.

nibba it has 2 cores and 4 threads which is okay but nibba most modern games need 4 cores reeeeeeeeeeeeee

Comment 

Solid performing CPU, extremely good single and dual core peformance to rival much more expensive processors. Performs brilliantly in general use cases and in gaming with a mid range graphics card to accompany it.—Mar '16


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


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