Average Bench: 60.1% (458th of 1239)

Based on 43,512 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 49%Average: 60.1% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-3220 averaged 39.8% 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 84.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3220 is just 17.2%. 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 214Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 212Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 43,512 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.6 Memory 84.6 93.4
56.3 1-Core 81.4 90.5
86.3 2-Core 141 171
63.9% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 4-Core 208 235
146 8-Core 212 236
28.6% 210 Pts
Min Avg Max
154 64-Core 214 237
14.4% 214 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 97
1-Core 83.5
2-Core 147
69% 109 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 187
28% 201 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.6
1-Core 90.1
2-Core 162
70% 114 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 232
32% 233 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Memory 87.1
1-Core 88.2
2-Core 143
67% 106 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 235
32% 234 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.9
1-Core 90.3
2-Core 166
69% 114 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 233
32% 234 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 73.2
2-Core 130
60% 95.5 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 234
32% 234 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.4
1-Core 78.7
2-Core 139
63% 101 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 202
27% 200 Pts
64-Core 199
13% 199 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Memory 81.3
1-Core 67.3
2-Core 138
59% 95.7 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 203
26% 193 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
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Typical Core i3-3220 Builds (Compare 8,665 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $47

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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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Excellent

3 months ago.

best thing ever...scammers hacked my account


Good

25 days ago.

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


Excellent

9 days ago.

I'd say it was a beast of its time.


Average

12 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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