Average Bench: 59.1% (490th of 1264)

Based on 49,076 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 47%Average: 59.1% 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 82.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3220 is just 18.8%. 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 215Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 213Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 49,076 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.1 Memory 82.4 93
52.2 1-Core 81.3 90.6
103 2-Core 143 171
63.4% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
139 4-Core 209 235
151 8-Core 213 236
28.8% 211 Pts
Min Avg Max
154 64-Core 215 237
14.4% 215 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 89.9
1-Core 80.3
2-Core 152
67% 108 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 232
31% 230 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 89.4
2-Core 157
67% 110 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 236
32% 233 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 83.7
1-Core 86.9
2-Core 152
66% 108 Pts
4-Core 211
8-Core 200
28% 206 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 73.7
1-Core 86.1
2-Core 156
63% 105 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 227
32% 231 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 72
1-Core 88.2
2-Core 171
65% 111 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 234
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 239
16% 239 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.4
1-Core 65.9
2-Core 144
56% 94.1 Pts
4-Core 192
8-Core 218
28% 205 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Memory 66.2
1-Core 67.2
2-Core 114
51% 82.5 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 183
26% 190 Pts
64-Core 198
13% 198 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,214,012 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i3-3220 Builds (Compare 3,220 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: 66% - Good Total price: $60

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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

7 days ago.

best thing ever...scammers hacked my account


Poor

3 months ago.

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


Poor

24 days ago.

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


Average

15 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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