Average Bench: 58.7% (516th of 1293)

Based on 5,235 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3210 CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 45%Average: 58.7% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-3210 averaged 41.3% 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 82.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 77.8Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3210 is 20.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-3210 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 206Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 204Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,235 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.4 Memory 82.7 93.3
46.1 1-Core 77.8 87.8
83.3 2-Core 136 168
61.9% 99 Pts
Min Avg Max
131 4-Core 202 229
141 8-Core 204 229
27.8% 203 Pts
Min Avg Max
142 64-Core 206 230
13.8% 206 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 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 92
1-Core 87.9
2-Core 167
71% 116 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 229
31% 228 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.5
1-Core 86.8
2-Core 151
68% 109 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 229
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.8
1-Core 77.9
2-Core 141
60% 97.9 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 227
31% 227 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Memory 83.9
1-Core 82.7
2-Core 160
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 170
24% 172 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,696,693 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i3-3210 Builds (Compare 31,095 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $315

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-3210 Processor (3M Cache, 3.20 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'13
Processor Numberi3-3210
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.2 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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14 days ago.

It is very fast and is a good cpu for gaming


Good

11 days ago.

The price is definitely too much for something that is almost the exact same as a Athlon 3000G. Still, it's not bad.


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