Average Bench: 44.7% (446th of 1173)

Based on 3,042 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3210 CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 44.7% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3-3210 averaged 55.3% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 80.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 79Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3210 is just 15.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-3210 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 209Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 211Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,042 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.4 SC Int 78.3 86.5
55.6 SC Float 80.3 89
56.2 SC Mixed 79 87.7
63.3% 79.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 QC Int 200 225
142 QC Float 201 224
140 QC Mixed 203 228
45.7% 201 Pts
Min Avg Max
165 MC Int 209 226
164 MC Float 209 225
169 MC Mixed 211 230
31.4% 210 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
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
SC Int 85.4
SC Float 69.1
SC Mixed 86.7
64% 80.4 Pts
QC Int 210
QC Float 204
QC Mixed 226
48% 214 Pts
MC Int 224
MC Float 224
MC Mixed 224
34% 224 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.3
SC Float 78.1
SC Mixed 84.2
66% 82.9 Pts
QC Int 218
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 220
50% 218 Pts
MC Int 218
MC Float 216
MC Mixed 216
33% 217 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 85.7
SC Float 88.7
SC Mixed 86.8
70% 87.1 Pts
QC Int 225
QC Float 224
QC Mixed 212
50% 220 Pts
MC Int 220
MC Float 220
MC Mixed 220
33% 220 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.1
SC Float 71.1
SC Mixed 66.7
58% 72 Pts
QC Int 183
QC Float 201
QC Mixed 206
44% 196 Pts
MC Int 200
MC Float 196
MC Mixed 188
29% 195 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3210 CPU @ 3.20GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.3
SC Float 79.6
SC Mixed 79.4
63% 78.4 Pts
QC Int 172
QC Float 172
QC Mixed 176
39% 173 Pts
MC Int 215
MC Float 222
MC Mixed 226
33% 221 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.4
SC Float 64.9
SC Mixed 65.1
55% 68.5 Pts
QC Int 143
QC Float 142
QC Mixed 146
33% 144 Pts
MC Int 174
MC Float 182
MC Mixed 176
26% 177 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,553,118 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i3-3210 Builds (Compare 39,833 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $354

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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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