Average Bench: 30.3% (570th of 1182)

Based on 1,047 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220T CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 23%Average: 30.3% Great: 33%
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i3-3220T averaged 69.6% 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 70.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 122Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3220T is just 9.83%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-3220T performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 186Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 184Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,047 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.2 1-Core 70.4 76.8
90.3 2-Core 122 147
46.4% 96.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
133 4-Core 182 200
136 8-Core 184 200
25% 183 Pts
Min Avg Max
145 64-Core 186 201
12.5% 186 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220T CPU @ 2.80GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 76.3
2-Core 128
50% 102 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 201
27% 200 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.2
2-Core 122
48% 99.1 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 196
27% 197 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 130
50% 103 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 196
26% 192 Pts
64-Core 200
13% 200 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75
2-Core 132
50% 103 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 182
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 191
13% 191 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 76.2
2-Core 138
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 195
25% 187 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
Proc 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.3
2-Core 140
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 198
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 168
11% 168 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.1
2-Core 113
44% 90.4 Pts
4-Core 165
8-Core 167
23% 166 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Core i3-3220T Builds (Compare 117 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: Samsung P500A2D

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 32% - Below average Total price: $198

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-3220T Processor (3M Cache, 2.80 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ3'12
Processor Numberi3-3220T
# 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 Speed2.8 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W
Thermal Solution Specification2011A

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

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