Average Bench: 19.4% (779th of 1182)

Based on 3,747 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3227U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 12%Average: 19.4% Great: 22%
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

Terrible average bench

The Intel Core i3-3227U averaged 80.5% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 43.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 76.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3227U is just 10.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-3227U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 121Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 120Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,747 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.3 1-Core 43.8 52
38.9 2-Core 76.6 96.1
29% 60.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
65.2 4-Core 116 135
73.9 8-Core 120 135
16% 118 Pts
Min Avg Max
82.8 64-Core 121 136
8.1% 121 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 52.1
2-Core 85.9
34% 69 Pts
4-Core 137
8-Core 135
19% 136 Pts
64-Core 133
9% 133 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 51.2
2-Core 86.7
33% 68.9 Pts
4-Core 129
8-Core 131
18% 130 Pts
64-Core 133
9% 133 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.1
2-Core 72
27% 56.5 Pts
4-Core 128
8-Core 124
17% 126 Pts
64-Core 131
9% 131 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 37.9
2-Core 59.2
24% 48.6 Pts
4-Core 128
8-Core 129
18% 129 Pts
64-Core 128
9% 128 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 46.6
2-Core 82.9
31% 64.8 Pts
4-Core 110
8-Core 115
15% 112 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 48.3
2-Core 85.5
32% 66.9 Pts
4-Core 90.8
8-Core 121
14% 106 Pts
64-Core 117
8% 117 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 29.3
2-Core 49.6
19% 39.4 Pts
4-Core 86.1
8-Core 104
13% 94.9 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 37.3
2-Core 40.6
20% 38.9 Pts
4-Core 56.2
8-Core 77.1
9% 66.7 Pts
64-Core 88.3
6% 88.3 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,258,398 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-3227U Builds (Compare 4,201 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3521

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-3227U Processor (3M Cache, 1.90 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'13
Processor Numberi3-3227U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$225.00
Clock Speed1.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP17 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
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/L/-RS 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes1

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
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size31mm x 24mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1023

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

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