Average Bench: 44.9% (424th of 1206)

Based on 4,409 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, , BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2130 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 44.9% Great: 49%
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3-2130 averaged 55.1% 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 82.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 145Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2130 is just 14.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-2130 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 214Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 213Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,409 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.1 1-Core 82.7 89.6
105 2-Core 145 173
54.7% 114 Pts
Min Avg Max
144 4-Core 210 230
161 8-Core 213 230
28.8% 211 Pts
Min Avg Max
164 64-Core 214 232
14.4% 214 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
1-Core 86.4
2-Core 151
57% 119 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 218
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 222
15% 222 Pts
SKTH, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88.9
2-Core 132
55% 110 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 224
31% 224 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.8
2-Core 130
54% 109 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 201
25% 187 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.4
2-Core 112
44% 90.9 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 217
29% 214 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.1
2-Core 121
51% 102 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 161
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 169
11% 169 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 55.7
2-Core 85
35% 70.3 Pts
4-Core 125
8-Core 135
18% 130 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 Pts
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Typical Core i3-2130 Builds (Compare 3,063 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 660

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $165

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-2130 Processor (3M Cache, 3.40 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ3'11
Processor Numberi3-2130
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.4 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP65 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ3'2013

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 2000
Graphics Base Frequency850 MHz
Wireless DisplayNo
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

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
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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