Average Bench: 45.2% (417th of 1206)

Based on 38,288 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306A9, Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 45.2% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3-3220 averaged 54.7% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 82.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 145Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3220 is just 15.1%. 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 220Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 217Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 38,288 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.9 1-Core 82.9 90.6
105 2-Core 145 172
54.8% 114 Pts
Min Avg Max
147 4-Core 213 236
163 8-Core 217 236
29.3% 215 Pts
Min Avg Max
173 64-Core 220 238
14.7% 220 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
1-Core 90.5
2-Core 160
60% 125 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 236
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.1
2-Core 171
62% 130 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 231
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
1-Core 88.3
2-Core 158
59% 123 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 234
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89.2
2-Core 164
60% 127 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 228
31% 228 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88.7
2-Core 152
58% 120 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 227
31% 227 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.6
2-Core 150
57% 119 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 226
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84
2-Core 138
54% 111 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 203
27% 199 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89.2
2-Core 158
59% 124 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 223
26% 196 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.6
2-Core 114
43% 89.5 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 173
24% 178 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
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Typical Core i3-3220 Builds (Compare 7,002 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $88

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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

14 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

8 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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