Average Bench: 58.7% (551st of 1335)

Based on 69,142 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 48%Average: 58.7% 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 41.2% 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 79.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 83.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3220 is just 18%. 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 225Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 223Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 69,142 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.9 Memory 79.7 92.3
56.4 1-Core 83.2 91.4
96.3 2-Core 147 173
63.3% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
153 4-Core 220 243
159 8-Core 223 243
30.2% 222 Pts
Min Avg Max
166 64-Core 225 245
15.1% 225 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.6
1-Core 91.2
2-Core 174
73% 119 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 244
33% 243 Pts
64-Core 244
16% 244 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.5
1-Core 90.7
2-Core 152
69% 111 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 224
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 239
16% 239 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 90.4
2-Core 154
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 220
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.9
1-Core 90
2-Core 171
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 223
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.1
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 144
60% 98.7 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 196
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.2
1-Core 81.1
2-Core 130
61% 97 Pts
4-Core 177
8-Core 204
26% 190 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 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 67.5
1-Core 63
2-Core 118
51% 82.9 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 193
25% 183 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 62.8
1-Core 77.5
2-Core 118
53% 86.2 Pts
4-Core 138
8-Core 136
19% 137 Pts
64-Core 139
9% 139 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,652,081 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i3-3220 Builds (Compare 7,799 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $153

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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

4 days ago.

this thing is very slow. can hardly even open yt


Terrible

10 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

14 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

2 days ago.

It's a very useful information for acer veriton series


Excellent

8 months ago.

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


Good

17 days ago.

i still use my old cpu and it works great!


Poor

1 month ago.

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


Good

14 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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