Average Bench: 58.5% (534th of 1316)

Based on 64,541 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: 58.5% 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 41.4% 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 80.6Pts
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 17.7%. 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 218Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 215Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 64,541 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.9 Memory 80.6 92.7
53.2 1-Core 81.9 90.6
98 2-Core 145 173
63.2% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
143 4-Core 212 236
158 8-Core 215 236
29.2% 214 Pts
Min Avg Max
164 64-Core 218 238
14.6% 218 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.6
1-Core 90.3
2-Core 164
71% 115 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 233
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.3
1-Core 89.6
2-Core 167
70% 115 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 232
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.2
1-Core 86
2-Core 151
68% 109 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 220
30% 217 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 90
2-Core 146
66% 107 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 235
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 240
16% 240 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.2
1-Core 90.5
2-Core 149
67% 108 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 235
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.8
1-Core 90.5
2-Core 166
69% 114 Pts
4-Core 225
8-Core 232
31% 228 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 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 87.7
1-Core 55.6
2-Core 124
57% 89.2 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 194
27% 194 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.5
1-Core 78.9
2-Core 138
65% 102 Pts
4-Core 135
8-Core 200
22% 168 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 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 56.6
1-Core 53.1
2-Core 97.5
43% 69.1 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 155
19% 145 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,345,276 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i3-3220 Builds (Compare 6,920 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: 63% - Good Total price: $152

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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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10 days ago.

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


Terrible

6 months ago.

Its super slow i used to have one


Excellent

4 months ago.

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


Poor

10 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

21 days ago.

It's a very useful information for acer veriton series


Excellent

4 months ago.

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


Terrible

8 months ago.

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


Good

10 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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