Average Bench: 38.6% (986th of 1271)

Based on 10,378 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 330 @ 2.13GHz
Poor: 28%Average: 38.6% Great: 44%
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i3 M 330 averaged 61.4% 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 58.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 43.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3 M 330 is just 15.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3 M 330 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 112Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 112Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,378 samples)
Min Avg Max
42 Memory 58.4 65.4
21.4 1-Core 43.6 51
36.5 2-Core 78.7 100
39% 60.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
50.7 4-Core 111 131
50.8 8-Core 112 131
15.2% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
53.1 64-Core 112 132
7.5% 112 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 65
1-Core 46.8
2-Core 77.3
42% 63 Pts
4-Core 129
8-Core 129
18% 129 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.6
1-Core 51
2-Core 95.2
44% 69.9 Pts
4-Core 131
8-Core 132
18% 131 Pts
64-Core 133
9% 133 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.6
1-Core 51
2-Core 87.8
44% 67.5 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 131
18% 130 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.6
1-Core 41.8
2-Core 88.4
41% 63.9 Pts
4-Core 129
8-Core 127
18% 128 Pts
64-Core 132
9% 132 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
Memory 62.8
1-Core 48.9
2-Core 88
43% 66.6 Pts
4-Core 120
8-Core 115
16% 118 Pts
64-Core 115
8% 115 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
Memory 62.6
1-Core 48.5
2-Core 76.6
41% 62.6 Pts
4-Core 117
8-Core 115
16% 116 Pts
64-Core 113
8% 113 Pts
Socket 989, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
Memory 59.1
1-Core 43.1
2-Core 75.5
39% 59.2 Pts
4-Core 112
8-Core 112
15% 112 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.7
1-Core 50.4
2-Core 74.3
40% 60.5 Pts
4-Core 105
8-Core 124
15% 114 Pts
64-Core 64.7
4% 64.7 Pts
U2E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 47.5
1-Core 47.6
2-Core 88.3
37% 61.1 Pts
4-Core 129
8-Core 128
18% 128 Pts
64-Core 131
9% 131 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,399,051 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3 M 330 Builds (Compare 185 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 1564

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 15% - Very poor Total price: $20

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-330M Processor (3M Cache, 2.13 GHz)
Code NameArrandale
Launch DateQ1'10
Processor Numberi3-330M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended Price$177.00
Clock Speed2.13 GHz
Bus Speed2.5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency500 MHz
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency667 MHz
Clear Video HD TechYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size8 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth17.1 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16
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
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package SizerPGA 37.5mmx 37.5mm, BGA 34mmx28mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography45 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedBGA1288, PGA988
Processing Die Size81 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors382 million
Graphics and IMC Die Size114 mm2
# of Graphics and IMC Die Transistors177 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Terrible

1 day ago.

Bad


Good

6 months ago.

Whit 8gb ram and ssd drive works fine


Terrible

9 months ago.

This would have been passable a decade ago. Just awful.


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