Average Bench: 58.7% (533rd of 1316)

Based on 7,219 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, , BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2130 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 58.7% 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 41.3% 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 82Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2130 is just 18.8%. 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 211Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 210Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,219 samples)
Min Avg Max
66 Memory 82 92.1
53.2 1-Core 81.2 89.6
95 2-Core 141 171
63% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
135 4-Core 206 230
151 8-Core 210 230
28.4% 208 Pts
Min Avg Max
148 64-Core 211 232
14.2% 211 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 91.5
1-Core 85
2-Core 155
69% 111 Pts
4-Core 225
8-Core 225
31% 225 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 91
1-Core 87.4
2-Core 159
70% 112 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 228
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 90.6
1-Core 89.6
2-Core 162
70% 114 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 229
31% 228 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 90.5
1-Core 88.1
2-Core 152
69% 110 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 222
30% 223 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2130 CPU @ 3.40GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Memory 92.5
1-Core 84
2-Core 166
70% 114 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 226
29% 214 Pts
64-Core 230
16% 230 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.8
1-Core 87.9
2-Core 149
68% 108 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 221
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.8
1-Core 70.3
2-Core 152
63% 103 Pts
4-Core 171
8-Core 227
26% 199 Pts
64-Core 230
16% 230 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.5
1-Core 89
2-Core 145
63% 103 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 228
31% 228 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,444,678 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i3-2130 Builds (Compare 2,549 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 660

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - 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

17 months ago.

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


Good

6 months ago.

For budget gaming pair with budget gpu such gtx 750 work great.


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