Average Bench: 25.5% (779th of 1173)

Based on 3,629 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3227U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 16%Average: 25.5% Great: 29%
Gaming 25%
Desktop 29%
Workstation 15%

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core i3-3227U averaged 74.5% 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.


Single Core Floating Point Speed 44.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 44.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3227U is just 13.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-3227U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Multi Core Floating Point Speed 120Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 122Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 3,629 samples)
Min Avg Max
19.4 SC Int 43.3 51.2
20.5 SC Float 44.9 52.7
20.8 SC Mixed 44.2 52
35.3% 44.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
55.6 QC Int 114 133
64.3 QC Float 115 133
66.9 QC Mixed 117 135
26.2% 115 Pts
Min Avg Max
74.4 MC Int 120 134
79.5 MC Float 120 134
84 MC Mixed 122 136
18.1% 121 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
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)
SC Int 51.1
SC Float 52.3
SC Mixed 52.2
42% 51.9 Pts
QC Int 129
QC Float 128
QC Mixed 134
30% 131 Pts
MC Int 131
MC Float 132
MC Mixed 135
20% 132 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 44.7
SC Float 51.7
SC Mixed 43.8
37% 46.7 Pts
QC Int 124
QC Float 131
QC Mixed 131
29% 129 Pts
MC Int 127
MC Float 127
MC Mixed 133
19% 129 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 38.1
SC Float 38.6
SC Mixed 47.2
33% 41.3 Pts
QC Int 98.8
QC Float 103
QC Mixed 111
24% 104 Pts
MC Int 85.6
MC Float 97.5
MC Mixed 98.2
14% 93.8 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 43.9
SC Float 45.3
SC Mixed 40.5
35% 43.2 Pts
QC Int 72.6
QC Float 106
QC Mixed 104
21% 94.2 Pts
MC Int 126
MC Float 120
MC Mixed 120
18% 122 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 44.2
SC Float 42.6
SC Mixed 43.1
35% 43.3 Pts
QC Int 76
QC Float 88.6
QC Mixed 95
20% 86.5 Pts
MC Int 100
MC Float 110
MC Mixed 109
16% 107 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 19.3
SC Float 20.8
SC Mixed 20.5
16% 20.2 Pts
QC Int 70.8
QC Float 83.5
QC Mixed 99
19% 84.4 Pts
MC Int 126
MC Float 126
MC Mixed 128
19% 127 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,583,216 CPUs tested.

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Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation 15%

System: Dell Inspiron 3521

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $104

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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


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


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 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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