Average Bench: 59.6% (476th of 1265)

Based on 4,342 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3210 CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 49%Average: 59.6% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-3210 averaged 40.3% 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 84.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 79.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3210 is just 16.6%. 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 207Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 207Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,342 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.7 Memory 84.5 93.1
53.2 1-Core 79.1 87.8
90.2 2-Core 138 170
63% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 4-Core 203 228
149 8-Core 207 228
28% 205 Pts
Min Avg Max
156 64-Core 207 229
13.9% 207 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 88.5
1-Core 87.5
2-Core 173
70% 116 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 222
31% 224 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 85.5
2-Core 150
66% 107 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 223
30% 223 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 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)
Memory 91.7
1-Core 80.1
2-Core 140
66% 104 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 185
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 77
1-Core 87.6
2-Core 167
66% 110 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 226
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.1
1-Core 81.3
2-Core 140
63% 101 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 175
24% 173 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.6
1-Core 87.3
2-Core 144
61% 101 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 226
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.7
1-Core 87.1
2-Core 171
64% 110 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 206
28% 207 Pts
64-Core 176
12% 176 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,635,424 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i3-3210 Builds (Compare 19,655 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $311

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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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