Average Bench: 37.9% (447th of 1182)

Based on 3,627 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, , BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2130 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 28%Average: 37.9% Great: 42%
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i3-2130 averaged 62.0% 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 82Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 142Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2130 is just 14.5%. 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 213Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 210Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,627 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.1 1-Core 82 89.6
100 2-Core 142 170
54% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
139 4-Core 207 230
157 8-Core 210 230
28.5% 209 Pts
Min Avg Max
163 64-Core 213 231
14.3% 213 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 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89.1
2-Core 158
59% 124 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 229
31% 228 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
1-Core 89.1
2-Core 150
58% 119 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 226
31% 227 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88
2-Core 157
59% 122 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 224
30% 224 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
1-Core 83.9
2-Core 161
58% 122 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 229
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 230
15% 230 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88.6
2-Core 132
54% 110 Pts
4-Core 219
8-Core 225
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
1-Core 84
2-Core 160
58% 122 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 214
29% 214 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.3
2-Core 132
53% 108 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 196
28% 204 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88.6
2-Core 154
58% 121 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 189
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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 Prices

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Typical Core i3-2130 Builds (Compare 2,463 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 660

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 32% - Below average Total price: $209

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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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