Average Bench: 34.3% (481st of 1182)

Based on 3,345 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3210 CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 25%Average: 34.3% Great: 38%
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i3-3210 averaged 65.7% 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 79.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 141Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3210 is just 12.8%. 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 212Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 209Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,345 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.1 1-Core 79.5 87.7
99 2-Core 141 169
52.8% 110 Pts
Min Avg Max
143 4-Core 205 228
161 8-Core 209 229
28.2% 207 Pts
Min Avg Max
172 64-Core 212 230
14.2% 212 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3210 CPU @ 3.20GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
1-Core 87.2
2-Core 168
60% 128 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 227
31% 228 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.5
2-Core 170
61% 129 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 227
31% 227 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
1-Core 86.9
2-Core 152
57% 119 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 226
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
SOCKET 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
1-Core 87.8
2-Core 140
56% 114 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 222
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 230
15% 230 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86
2-Core 136
54% 111 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 225
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3210 CPU @ 3.20GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81
2-Core 148
55% 114 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 175
26% 189 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3210 CPU @ 3.20GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 48.1
2-Core 88.9
33% 68.5 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 184
21% 159 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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 Prices

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Typical Core i3-3210 Builds (Compare 43,265 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $419

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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

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