Average Bench: 45.3% (404th of 1196)

Based on 33,866 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 45.3% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3-3220 averaged 54.6% 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 83Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 145Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3220 is just 16.2%. 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 220Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 217Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 33,866 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.4 1-Core 83 90.5
99.4 2-Core 145 175
54.8% 114 Pts
Min Avg Max
152 4-Core 214 236
164 8-Core 217 236
29.4% 215 Pts
Min Avg Max
172 64-Core 220 238
14.8% 220 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 3.3 GHz
1-Core 90.2
2-Core 157
60% 123 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 235
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.5
2-Core 165
61% 128 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 193
30% 213 Pts
64-Core 205
14% 205 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
1-Core 89.8
2-Core 165
61% 127 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 230
32% 230 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.1
2-Core 156
59% 123 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 215
28% 209 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.7
2-Core 141
51% 108 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 204
26% 194 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 57.5
2-Core 118
41% 87.8 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 234
28% 213 Pts
64-Core 238
16% 238 Pts
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Typical Core i3-3220 Builds (Compare 6,203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $85

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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

Added n/a ago.

Terrible

17 days ago.

Because its old


Average

12 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.

A


Average

5 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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