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Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1155

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 2 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 3 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel Core i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2011

CPUmark/$Price: 150.31

Overall Rank: 2835

Last Price Change: $12.99 USD (2023-05-23)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1953

Single Thread Rating: 1510
Samples: 4637*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 4,049
Thread: 1,703

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz

Integer Math9,459 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,627 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers12 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6,146 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption342.5 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression41,541 KBytes/Sec
Physics242 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,803 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,510 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 13th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 9th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 9th of April 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$52.25 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$12.99 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,354
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,362
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,652
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,579
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,015
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,911
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,326
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,769
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,426
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,184
Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
1,953
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.82
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.63
Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
150.31
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.18
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.14
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.72
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,637
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,037
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,929
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,839
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,704
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
1,510
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2074808 - Apr 10 2024
1657
BL2072915 - Apr 08 2024
892
BL2072885 - Apr 08 2024
956
BL2072621 - Apr 08 2024
1621
BL2072533 - Apr 07 2024
2088
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
1,953
AMD Athlon II X4 645 vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,341 (+19.9%)
AMD Athlon II X4 640 vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,234 (+14.4%)
AMD Athlon II X3 450 vs Intel Core i3-2120
1,822 (-6.7%)
AMD Athlon II X4 631 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,150 (+10.1%)
AMD Athlon II X3 445 vs Intel Core i3-2120
1,823 (-6.6%)
AMD Athlon II X3 440 vs Intel Core i3-2120
1,712 (-12.3%)
AMD FX-4100 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,610 (+33.7%)
AMD Athlon II X4 641 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,313 (+18.4%)
AMD Athlon II X4 605e vs Intel Core i3-2120
1,963 (+0.5%)
AMD Athlon II X3 460 vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,008 (+2.8%)
Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i3-2120
4,128 (+111.4%)
AMD Phenom II X4 840 vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,398 (+22.8%)

Is the Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,858
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,258
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,072
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,572
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,404
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,182
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,991
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,573
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,524
Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
838