Average Bench: 43.6% (444th of 1206)

Based on 3,790 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3210 CPU @ 3.20GHz
Poor: 32%Average: 43.6% 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 79.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 141Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3210 is just 16.2%. 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 3,790 samples)
Min Avg Max
54 1-Core 79.7 87.7
101 2-Core 141 170
53% 110 Pts
Min Avg Max
142 4-Core 205 228
160 8-Core 210 228
28.2% 207 Pts
Min Avg Max
169 64-Core 212 230
14.2% 212 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88.1
2-Core 161
59% 124 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 236
32% 234 Pts
64-Core 238
16% 238 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
1-Core 87.1
2-Core 172
61% 129 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 228
31% 228 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87
2-Core 149
57% 118 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 219
31% 224 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.8
2-Core 147
57% 118 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 226
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.3
2-Core 140
56% 114 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 213
30% 218 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 80.5
2-Core 152
55% 116 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 213
28% 205 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 85.9
2-Core 117
51% 101 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 218
25% 190 Pts
64-Core 217
15% 217 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 59
2-Core 117
41% 87.9 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 218
30% 220 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.6
2-Core 62.2
26% 51.9 Pts
4-Core 124
8-Core 149
18% 136 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
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Typical Core i3-3210 Builds (Compare 51,088 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $429

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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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