Average Bench: 59% (494th of 1276)

Based on 52,524 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 59% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-3220 averaged 40.9% 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 81.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3220 is just 19.8%. 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 215Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 52,524 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.9 Memory 81.6 92.8
54.8 1-Core 81.9 90.5
98.3 2-Core 143 172
63.3% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
142 4-Core 212 235
159 8-Core 215 236
29.2% 214 Pts
Min Avg Max
163 64-Core 216 238
14.5% 216 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 93.1
1-Core 89.1
2-Core 144
69% 109 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 240
32% 238 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 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 92.1
1-Core 90.8
2-Core 159
71% 114 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 236
32% 234 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 88.3
1-Core 89.9
2-Core 173
71% 117 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 238
32% 234 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.8
1-Core 90.6
2-Core 166
70% 115 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 235
32% 233 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 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 91.8
1-Core 77.1
2-Core 140
65% 103 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 196
28% 204 Pts
64-Core 217
15% 217 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.2
1-Core 86.6
2-Core 133
65% 102 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 232
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
SOCKET 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Memory 82.9
1-Core 72
2-Core 166
64% 107 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 219
31% 225 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Memory 81.2
1-Core 82.3
2-Core 134
62% 99.3 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 235
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.8
1-Core 84
2-Core 143
61% 100 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 200
27% 199 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
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Typical Core i3-3220 Builds (Compare 4,827 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $50

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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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21 days ago.

its soon to be 2021 ok it is getting old and for the games i play it just dose not meet the reqierments ok thats it and i am useing it right not it is ok if you are just useing a computer for browzing the web and sending emails and light/mediem work it is good for the price tho


Poor

2 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

1 month ago.

It's a very useful information for acer veriton series


Terrible

19 days ago.

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


Good

2 months ago.

still have a better use of it


Average

19 months 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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