Average Bench: 45.8% (396th of 1144)

Based on 22,850 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 45.8% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3-3220 averaged 54.2% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 81.9Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 79.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3220 is just 17.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-3220 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 214Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 216Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,850 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.8 SC Int 79.7 89.1
58.1 SC Float 81.9 91.8
55.5 SC Mixed 80.1 90.3
64.5% 80.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
141 QC Int 206 232
141 QC Float 207 232
142 QC Mixed 210 235
47.1% 208 Pts
Min Avg Max
160 MC Int 213 233
164 MC Float 214 232
164 MC Mixed 216 237
32.1% 214 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89
SC Float 91.9
SC Mixed 90.3
72% 90.4 Pts
QC Int 236
QC Float 231
QC Mixed 234
53% 234 Pts
MC Int 233
MC Float 232
MC Mixed 234
35% 233 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 84.7
SC Float 91
SC Mixed 89.7
71% 88.5 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 231
QC Mixed 234
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 225
MC Float 224
MC Mixed 222
34% 224 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)
SC Int 86
SC Float 89.7
SC Mixed 88.6
70% 88.1 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 224
QC Mixed 235
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 226
MC Float 233
MC Mixed 231
34% 230 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.5
SC Float 90.7
SC Mixed 90.1
72% 89.8 Pts
QC Int 225
QC Float 227
QC Mixed 230
52% 228 Pts
MC Int 224
MC Float 221
MC Mixed 227
34% 224 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.9
SC Float 90.5
SC Mixed 88.9
71% 89.1 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 230
QC Mixed 230
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 232
MC Float 228
MC Mixed 238
35% 232 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.1
SC Float 87.2
SC Mixed 78.1
66% 82.8 Pts
QC Int 194
QC Float 199
QC Mixed 221
46% 205 Pts
MC Int 218
MC Float 216
MC Mixed 220
33% 218 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.2
SC Float 84.5
SC Mixed 78.4
67% 83.7 Pts
QC Int 210
QC Float 215
QC Mixed 212
48% 213 Pts
MC Int 231
MC Float 223
MC Mixed 226
34% 227 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 54.3
SC Float 58.2
SC Mixed 53.3
44% 55.3 Pts
QC Int 155
QC Float 151
QC Mixed 190
38% 165 Pts
MC Int 179
MC Float 181
MC Mixed 164
26% 175 Pts
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Typical Core i3-3220 Builds (Compare 3,247 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $116

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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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Average

1 month ago.

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


Excellent

18 days ago.

better than A10 processor


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