Average Bench: 60.6% (451st of 1241)

more Based on 21,045 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, , 1FEBFBFF000306A9, 0FABFBFF000306A9, 00004E414C206472, 1FABFBFF000306A9 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3240 CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3240 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 47%Average: 60.6% Great: 67%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-3240 averaged 39.3% 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 84.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 84.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3240 is just 19.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-3240 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 219Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 217Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,045 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.7 Memory 84.7 93.5
59.1 1-Core 84.4 93.2
98.9 2-Core 147 178
65.3% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
131 4-Core 213 242
143 8-Core 217 243
29.4% 215 Pts
Min Avg Max
147 64-Core 219 245
14.7% 219 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3240 CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.5
1-Core 92.5
2-Core 144
70% 110 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 239
33% 239 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Memory 90.1
1-Core 91.5
2-Core 161
70% 114 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 243
33% 244 Pts
64-Core 245
16% 245 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.6
1-Core 91.4
2-Core 151
70% 111 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 194
30% 212 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Memory 85.6
1-Core 92.5
2-Core 173
71% 117 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 242
33% 243 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 92.7
2-Core 155
68% 111 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 241
33% 240 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 86.7
2-Core 151
66% 107 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 204
27% 201 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.4
1-Core 88.1
2-Core 141
60% 99 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 196
23% 175 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,733,894 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-3240 Builds (Compare 23,076 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $32

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-3240 Processor (3M Cache, 3.40 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ3'12
Processor Numberi3-3240
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.4 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

 Comments

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3 months ago.

Excellent value for a light gaming machine. Has some upgrade path, like the i5-3570K


Poor

3 months ago.

Tidak terlalu baik untuk desain dan game


Excellent

2 years ago.

had this for years seems nothing it ca not do


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