Average Bench: 46.2% (417th of 1173)

Based on 30,779 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 46.2% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3-3220 averaged 53.7% 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 83.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 82.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3220 is just 17.8%. 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 215Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 217Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,779 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.9 SC Int 81 89.3
58.4 SC Float 83.1 91.9
57.9 SC Mixed 82.1 90.4
65.6% 82 Pts
Min Avg Max
138 QC Int 207 232
138 QC Float 208 232
137 QC Mixed 210 235
47.2% 208 Pts
Min Avg Max
166 MC Int 215 234
163 MC Float 215 232
164 MC Mixed 217 238
32.3% 216 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 88.8
SC Float 81.2
SC Mixed 89
69% 86.3 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 231
QC Mixed 233
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 229
MC Float 228
MC Mixed 234
34% 230 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.7
SC Float 89.1
SC Mixed 88.7
71% 88.5 Pts
QC Int 224
QC Float 222
QC Mixed 225
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 203
MC Float 222
MC Mixed 224
32% 216 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.7
SC Float 87.2
SC Mixed 86.1
69% 86.3 Pts
QC Int 219
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 213
49% 217 Pts
MC Int 218
MC Float 221
MC Mixed 222
33% 220 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 88.5
SC Float 90.4
SC Mixed 90
72% 89.6 Pts
QC Int 203
QC Float 205
QC Mixed 204
46% 204 Pts
MC Int 229
MC Float 223
MC Mixed 230
34% 227 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.7
SC Float 87.9
SC Mixed 87.2
69% 86.6 Pts
QC Int 209
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 206
48% 210 Pts
MC Int 220
MC Float 214
MC Mixed 222
33% 219 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 62.9
SC Float 70.7
SC Mixed 67.6
54% 67.1 Pts
QC Int 183
QC Float 185
QC Mixed 180
41% 183 Pts
MC Int 211
MC Float 191
MC Mixed 191
30% 198 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.9
SC Float 67.7
SC Mixed 66.3
53% 66.3 Pts
QC Int 148
QC Float 151
QC Mixed 142
33% 147 Pts
MC Int 149
MC Float 151
MC Mixed 160
23% 153 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3010

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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

8 months ago.

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


Average

1 month 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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