Average Bench: 38.4% (1057th of 1358)

Based on 13,456 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00020652, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 330 @ 2.13GHz
Poor: 26%Average: 38.4% Great: 44%
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i3 M 330 averaged 61.5% 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 57.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 45.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3 M 330 is just 17.2%. 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 119Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 119Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,456 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.1 Memory 57.1 64.8
23.7 1-Core 45.6 52
44.3 2-Core 81.3 99.8
39.3% 61.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
56.2 4-Core 116 136
58.1 8-Core 119 137
16% 117 Pts
Min Avg Max
56.2 64-Core 119 137
8% 119 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 63.9
1-Core 43.3
2-Core 74.1
40% 60.4 Pts
4-Core 137
8-Core 136
19% 136 Pts
64-Core 93.8
6% 93.8 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.4
1-Core 52
2-Core 97.9
45% 71.1 Pts
4-Core 139
8-Core 132
19% 136 Pts
64-Core 135
9% 135 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.1
1-Core 50.1
2-Core 88.5
43% 67.2 Pts
4-Core 135
8-Core 133
18% 134 Pts
64-Core 126
8% 126 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz
Memory 61.2
1-Core 51.6
2-Core 92
43% 68.3 Pts
4-Core 136
8-Core 137
19% 137 Pts
64-Core 136
9% 136 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.7
1-Core 9.6
2-Core 48.7
29% 40.3 Pts
4-Core 132
8-Core 80.7
16% 106 Pts
64-Core 133
9% 133 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.4
1-Core 51.4
2-Core 95
44% 69.9 Pts
4-Core 127
8-Core 53.7
14% 90.4 Pts
64-Core 121
8% 121 Pts
rPGA988A Socket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.2
1-Core 31.7
2-Core 83.3
37% 58.4 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 132
18% 131 Pts
64-Core 128
9% 128 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 51.7
1-Core 46.2
2-Core 93.4
39% 63.8 Pts
4-Core 135
8-Core 134
18% 135 Pts
64-Core 133
9% 133 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.15 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 27
1-Core 20.7
2-Core 36.9
18% 28.2 Pts
4-Core 49.7
8-Core 78
8% 63.8 Pts
64-Core 39.3
3% 39.3 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 54,507,917 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3 M 330 Builds (Compare 480 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: 27% - Poor Total price: $22

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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

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Terrible

13 months ago.

Barely could do anything in 2020-2021. Awful graphics, too. So glad I have my i5 9400f now.


Good

14 months ago.

10 years and is still working nice (6gb ram and ssd drive). impressive.


Average

12 months ago.

The CPU is good for web browsing online and can run very basic 3D games if you had a small GPU like a GT 710


Good

1 month ago.

This CPU is good for basic and office uses. i'm using it with 4gb ram and 128 ssd with nvidia geforce 310m and having no prablme with windows 10, firefox, chrome and office 2021 and playing some movies.


Good

2 years ago.

Whit 8gb ram and ssd drive works fine


Terrible

2 years ago.

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


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