Average Bench: 44.7% (428th of 1206)

Based on 4,197 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, , BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2130 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 44.7% 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 55.2% 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 82.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 144Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2130 is just 15.4%. 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 212Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,197 samples)
Min Avg Max
57 1-Core 82.4 89.6
101 2-Core 144 173
54.4% 113 Pts
Min Avg Max
144 4-Core 209 230
158 8-Core 212 230
28.8% 211 Pts
Min Avg Max
165 64-Core 214 231
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, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89.8
2-Core 173
62% 132 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 227
31% 228 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
1-Core 89.7
2-Core 169
61% 129 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 232
31% 230 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89.4
2-Core 160
60% 124 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 228
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2130 CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
1-Core 88.7
2-Core 158
59% 123 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 230
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.9
2-Core 142
56% 115 Pts
4-Core 225
8-Core 225
31% 225 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 83.3
2-Core 152
56% 118 Pts
4-Core 211
8-Core 206
29% 208 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
1-Core 75
2-Core 163
55% 119 Pts
4-Core 204
8-Core 226
29% 215 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
1-Core 71.6
2-Core 121
47% 96.3 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 197
29% 211 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 56.3
2-Core 39.1
27% 47.7 Pts
4-Core 116
8-Core 68.5
14% 92.1 Pts
64-Core 87.6
6% 87.6 Pts
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Typical Core i3-2130 Builds (Compare 2,904 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $160

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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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