Average Bench: 58% (545th of 1316)

Based on 59,756 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 45%Average: 58% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-3220 averaged 41.9% 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 79.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3220 is 20.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-3220 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 216Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 214Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 59,756 samples)
Min Avg Max
63 Memory 79.9 92.7
49.7 1-Core 81.5 90.6
91 2-Core 142 171
62.5% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
138 4-Core 211 236
157 8-Core 214 236
29% 213 Pts
Min Avg Max
161 64-Core 216 238
14.5% 216 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.7
1-Core 89.8
2-Core 152
70% 112 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 244
33% 243 Pts
64-Core 241
16% 241 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.1
1-Core 83.9
2-Core 147
67% 107 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 192
28% 203 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.2
1-Core 85.7
2-Core 141
65% 104 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 215
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.2
1-Core 82.7
2-Core 148
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 196
29% 209 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.7
1-Core 90
2-Core 152
65% 107 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 232
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.8
1-Core 88.8
2-Core 143
65% 105 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 205
26% 194 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 61
1-Core 76.9
2-Core 153
56% 96.9 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 152
22% 158 Pts
64-Core 154
10% 154 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.1
1-Core 40
2-Core 116
45% 74.2 Pts
4-Core 95.3
8-Core 176
17% 136 Pts
64-Core 187
12% 187 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,035,708 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i3-3220 Builds (Compare 6,259 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $158

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-3220 Processor (3M Cache, 3.30 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ3'12
Processor Numberi3-3220
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$115.00 - $117.00
Clock Speed3.3 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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Poor (edit your comment) Add link

1 day ago.

in school computers that i have to use, very slow and not good


Terrible

3 months ago.

Its super slow i used to have one


Excellent

1 month ago.

i have it in my hp pro 6300 and its suprising good i play FORTNITE on ALPHA


Poor

7 months ago.

compare to others this i3 is faster, silence and with a good pieces on your pc, you really can fly with it


Good

12 days ago.

It's a very useful information for acer veriton series


Excellent

1 month ago.

Still very useful in 2021. Very low budget gaming PC.


Terrible

5 months ago.

works perfectly fine. can edit 1080p video. What a champ!


Good

7 months ago.

still have a better use of it


Average

2 years ago.

This CPU, being in a high school student-use SSF computer, seems to perform well for regular browser usage and Flash. I would not use it for any of my computer related hobbies as far as I know.


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