Average Bench: 38.3% (554th of 1206)

Based on 1,178 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220T CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 30%Average: 38.3% Great: 42%
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i3-3220T averaged 61.6% 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 70Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 122Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3220T is just 12.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-3220T performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 185Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 184Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,178 samples)
Min Avg Max
50 1-Core 70 76.8
88.6 2-Core 122 147
46.2% 96 Pts
Min Avg Max
132 4-Core 182 200
136 8-Core 184 200
24.9% 183 Pts
Min Avg Max
142 64-Core 185 201
12.4% 185 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 76.5
2-Core 141
52% 109 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 200
27% 200 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.4
2-Core 145
50% 107 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 201
27% 200 Pts
64-Core 199
13% 199 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 60
2-Core 123
43% 91.3 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 197
26% 194 Pts
64-Core 198
13% 198 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220T CPU @ 2.80GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 42.7
2-Core 92.2
31% 67.4 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 189
26% 191 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 59.7
2-Core 82.8
36% 71.2 Pts
4-Core 99.3
8-Core 129
15% 114 Pts
64-Core 128
9% 128 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 31.5
2-Core 73
24% 52.2 Pts
4-Core 157
8-Core 180
22% 169 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58.1
2-Core 105
39% 81.4 Pts
4-Core 70.2
8-Core 104
11% 87.1 Pts
64-Core 87.6
6% 87.6 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,712,895 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i3-3220T Builds (Compare 136 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: 31% - Below average Total price: $263

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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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