Average Bench: 69.6% (299th of 1264)

Based on 1,272 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-6320 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 69.6% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-6320 averaged 30.4% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 89.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 110Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-6320 is just 17.6%. 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 299Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 296Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,272 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.6 Memory 89.1 95
79 1-Core 110 120
136 2-Core 193 225
78.4% 131 Pts
Min Avg Max
206 4-Core 290 326
223 8-Core 296 326
40% 293 Pts
Min Avg Max
220 64-Core 299 329
20% 299 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.1
1-Core 120
2-Core 215
85% 143 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 320
44% 320 Pts
64-Core 320
22% 320 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.1
1-Core 114
2-Core 195
80% 133 Pts
4-Core 265
8-Core 308
38% 287 Pts
64-Core 307
21% 307 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,213,407 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $170 @ launch in Oct '15
OutletPCUS $17423 months
AmazonUS $1886 months
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Typical Core i3-6320 Builds (Compare 9,800 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $965

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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 4 years ago.

Average

16 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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