Average Bench: 43.5% (437th of 1197)

Based on 3,578 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3210 CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 43.5% Great: 48%
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3-3210 averaged 56.4% 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 79.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 141Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3210 is just 15.8%. 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 210Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,578 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.4 1-Core 79.6 87.7
101 2-Core 141 169
53% 110 Pts
Min Avg Max
143 4-Core 205 228
165 8-Core 210 228
28.2% 207 Pts
Min Avg Max
175 64-Core 212 230
14.2% 212 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 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.1
2-Core 154
57% 120 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 228
31% 227 Pts
64-Core 230
15% 230 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 85.4
2-Core 152
57% 119 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 220
30% 220 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
1-Core 84.7
2-Core 145
56% 115 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 218
30% 217 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 85.3
2-Core 131
53% 108 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 202
29% 208 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.5
2-Core 146
56% 115 Pts
4-Core 204
8-Core 213
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.3
2-Core 135
53% 109 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 210
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 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 78.3
2-Core 138
52% 108 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 202
26% 196 Pts
64-Core 209
14% 209 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40.5
2-Core 66.3
26% 53.4 Pts
4-Core 115
8-Core 150
17% 132 Pts
64-Core 147
10% 147 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,816,548 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i3-3210 Builds (Compare 46,559 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $407

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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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