Average Bench: 60.8% (445th of 1239)

Based on 4,974 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, , BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2130 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 50%Average: 60.8% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-2130 averaged 39.2% 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. Memory Latency 86.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 80.7Pts

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 211Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 209Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,974 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.2 Memory 86.3 92.6
53 1-Core 80.7 89.6
87.2 2-Core 140 171
64.2% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 4-Core 206 230
157 8-Core 209 230
28.3% 208 Pts
Min Avg Max
154 64-Core 211 231
14.2% 211 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2130 CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Memory 92.6
1-Core 88.4
2-Core 170
72% 117 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 230
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.3
1-Core 87.3
2-Core 148
68% 109 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 220
31% 223 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Memory 89.5
1-Core 89.1
2-Core 149
68% 109 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 229
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.2
1-Core 86.4
2-Core 152
68% 109 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 227
31% 227 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.4
1-Core 87.4
2-Core 145
67% 107 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 225
30% 224 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2130 CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.3
1-Core 88.1
2-Core 143
67% 106 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 227
30% 223 Pts
64-Core 199
13% 199 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2130 CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 87
1-Core 76
2-Core 134
63% 99.2 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 214
29% 214 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,571,099 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i3-2130 Builds (Compare 3,676 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 660

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $182

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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

 Comments

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Poor

1 month ago.

worst cpu of any time even a rasberry or an atom processor is better


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