Average Bench: 35.4% (451st of 1182)

Based on 34,045 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 26%Average: 35.4% Great: 39%
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i3-3220 averaged 64.5% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 82.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 144Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3220 is just 12.7%. 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 219Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 216Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 34,045 samples)
Min Avg Max
56 1-Core 82.2 90.5
102 2-Core 144 172
54.4% 113 Pts
Min Avg Max
149 4-Core 211 236
164 8-Core 216 236
29.1% 214 Pts
Min Avg Max
176 64-Core 219 237
14.7% 219 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 89.5
2-Core 149
58% 119 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 234
32% 233 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.1
2-Core 147
58% 118 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 230
32% 230 Pts
64-Core 230
15% 230 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
1-Core 89.6
2-Core 156
59% 123 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 208
31% 221 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
1-Core 73.1
2-Core 139
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 228
31% 230 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 83
2-Core 121
50% 102 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 200
26% 195 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89
2-Core 130
54% 109 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 193
24% 178 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 62.7
2-Core 96.2
39% 79.4 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 224
25% 192 Pts
64-Core 195
13% 195 Pts
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Typical Core i3-3220 Builds (Compare 5,544 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $90

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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

10 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

3 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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