Average Bench: 58.9% (497th of 1276)

Based on 5,835 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, , BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2130 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 47%Average: 58.9% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-2130 averaged 41.1% 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. Memory Latency 82.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2130 is just 18.6%. 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 210Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 209Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,835 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.9 Memory 82.5 92.1
57.5 1-Core 81.8 89.6
91.2 2-Core 142 169
63.4% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
130 4-Core 206 230
132 8-Core 209 230
28.2% 207 Pts
Min Avg Max
137 64-Core 210 233
14.1% 210 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Memory 90.6
1-Core 89.1
2-Core 160
70% 113 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 229
31% 230 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.9
1-Core 89.4
2-Core 160
70% 113 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 228
31% 228 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.6
1-Core 89.1
2-Core 152
69% 110 Pts
4-Core 225
8-Core 226
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 90
1-Core 89.8
2-Core 158
70% 113 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 230
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, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.8
1-Core 88.3
2-Core 154
69% 111 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 220
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.7
1-Core 87.6
2-Core 162
69% 112 Pts
4-Core 228
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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.5
1-Core 84.9
2-Core 116
64% 97 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 185
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.7
1-Core 75.7
2-Core 125
62% 96 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 188
24% 179 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 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 77.3
1-Core 89.3
2-Core 157
65% 108 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 226
30% 224 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,918,635 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i3-2130 Builds (Compare 1,777 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
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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

9 months ago.

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


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