Average Bench: 58.5% (530th of 1305)

Based on 56,950 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 58.5% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-3220 averaged 41.5% 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 80.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3220 is just 19.7%. 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 217Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 215Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 56,950 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.5 Memory 80.8 92.8
53.7 1-Core 81.6 90.6
95.7 2-Core 143 173
62.9% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
142 4-Core 211 236
161 8-Core 215 236
29% 213 Pts
Min Avg Max
164 64-Core 217 238
14.5% 217 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.2
1-Core 89.5
2-Core 161
67% 111 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 236
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.5
1-Core 89
2-Core 148
65% 106 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 232
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
LGA1155 CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Memory 91.9
1-Core 67.7
2-Core 105
59% 88.1 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 172
21% 160 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 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 76.9
1-Core 89.7
2-Core 146
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 210
29% 213 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.5
1-Core 90.5
2-Core 154
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 232
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 238
16% 238 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 82.7
1-Core 83.1
2-Core 147
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 187
24% 181 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.1
1-Core 76.4
2-Core 153
60% 100 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 222
29% 216 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.3
1-Core 85.9
2-Core 141
59% 97.8 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 206
28% 206 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.9
1-Core 86.8
2-Core 153
61% 102 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 205
27% 201 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
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Typical Core i3-3220 Builds (Compare 5,737 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: 62% - Good Total price: $155

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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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Terrible

1 month ago.

Its super slow i used to have one


Poor

4 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

2 months ago.

It's a very useful information for acer veriton series


Excellent

3 days ago.

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


Terrible

3 months ago.

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


Good

5 months ago.

still have a better use of it


Average

22 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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