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Performance of selected CPUs can be found below. The values for the CPU are determined from thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

Intel Core i3-3240 @ 3.40GHzAMD Phenom II X4 945
Price$42.99 BUY NOW!$49.49 BUY NOW!
Socket TypeLGA1155AM3
CPU ClassDesktopDesktop
Clockspeed3.4 GHz3.0 GHz
Turbo SpeedNot SupportedNot Supported
# of Physical Cores2 (2 logical cores per physical)4
Max TDP55W125W
Yearly Running Cost$10.04$22.81
First Seen on ChartQ1 2012Q2 2009
# of Samples12151368
Single Thread Rating18081038
CPU Mark43103662


CPU Mark Rating
As of 14th of December 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i3-3240 @ 3.40GHz
4,310
AMD Phenom II X4 945
3,662
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
16,970
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
15,960
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
15,144
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
13,747
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz
12,989
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price)
As of 14th of December 2018 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i3-3240 @ 3.40GHz
100.26
AMD Phenom II X4 945
74.00
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
58.52
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
43.14
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
36.26
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
69.39
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz
43.30
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CPU Single Thread Rating
As of 14th of December 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i3-3240 @ 3.40GHz
1,808
AMD Phenom II X4 945
1,038
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
2,194
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
2,703
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
2,628
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
1,775
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz
2,022
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Estimated Energy Usage Cost
Estimated Energy Adjustable Values
Average hours of use per day
Average CPU Utilization (0-100%)1
Power cost, $ per kWh2
1Average user usage is typically low and can vary from task to task. An estimate load 25% is nominal.
2Typical power costs vary around the world. Check your last power bill for details. Values of $0.15 to $0.45 per kWh are typical.
Intel Core i3-3240 @ 3.40GHzAMD Phenom II X4 945
Max TDP55W125W
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Shown CPU power usage is based on linear interpolation of Max TDP (i.e. max load). Actual CPU power profile may vary.


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