Average Bench: 53.5% (622nd of 1242)

Based on 9,494 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3120M CPU @ 2.50GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-3120M averaged 46.4% 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 80.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 59.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-3120M is just 19.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-3120M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 159Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 158Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,494 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.7 Memory 80.9 90.8
30.4 1-Core 59.4 68.5
55.1 2-Core 104 128
53.2% 81.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
85.8 4-Core 154 178
90 8-Core 158 178
21.3% 156 Pts
Min Avg Max
89.3 64-Core 159 179
10.7% 159 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.9
1-Core 68.6
2-Core 124
60% 94 Pts
4-Core 177
8-Core 177
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 176
12% 176 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.8
1-Core 63.7
2-Core 108
58% 87.2 Pts
4-Core 169
8-Core 158
23% 164 Pts
64-Core 158
11% 158 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.8
1-Core 67.2
2-Core 126
60% 93.2 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 158
23% 166 Pts
64-Core 154
10% 154 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 45.7
2-Core 104
51% 77.7 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 177
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 175
12% 175 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 58.6
2-Core 101
53% 80.7 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 155
21% 155 Pts
64-Core 159
11% 159 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.7
1-Core 65.2
2-Core 118
55% 86.8 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 170
24% 171 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.7
1-Core 64
2-Core 105
50% 78.7 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 151
20% 148 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.5
1-Core 60.2
2-Core 114
48% 78.7 Pts
4-Core 165
8-Core 166
23% 166 Pts
64-Core 165
11% 165 Pts
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Desktop 48%
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Workstation 20%
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System: Toshiba Satellite C55-A

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $132

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-3120M Processor (3M Cache, 2.50 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ3'12
Processor Numberi3-3120M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$225.00
Clock Speed2.5 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency650 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 Size37.5mm x 37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Terrible

12 months ago.

Esta muy bien, puede ofrecer mucho este procesador


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