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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 Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB,

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

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2011

CPUmark/$Price: 60.61

Overall Rank: 2282

Last Price Change: $32.00 USD (2022-11-24)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1940

Single Thread Rating: 1512
Samples: 4359*
*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 Math9,542 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,633 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers12 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption335.2 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression40.6 MBytes/Sec
Physics243 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,793 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,512 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 30th of November 2022.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 29th of November 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of November 2022.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$63.53 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$32.00 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1682156 - Nov 29 2022
2122
BL1681932 - Nov 29 2022
1397
BL1680360 - Nov 27 2022
1891
BL1680294 - Nov 26 2022
2035
BL1679481 - Nov 26 2022
2134
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
As of 30th of November 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
1,940
AMD Phenom II X4 960T vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,277 (+17.4%)
AMD Phenom II X4 945 vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,307 (+18.9%)
AMD Athlon II X3 455 vs Intel Core i3-2120
1,860 (-4.1%)
AMD A6-3600 APU vs Intel Core i3-2120
1,633 (-15.8%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core i3-2120
1,842 (-5.0%)
AMD Phenom II X4 840 vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,359 (+21.6%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,299 (+18.5%)
AMD Athlon II X4 640 vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,206 (+13.8%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,080 (+7.2%)
AMD Phenom II X4 920 vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,031 (+4.7%)
AMD Phenom 9600B Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-2120
1,764 (-9.1%)
AMD Phenom 9650 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i3-2120
1,699 (-12.4%)


Is the Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 30th of November 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,693
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,667
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,083
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,762
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,685
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,553
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,507
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,484
Intel Core i7-13700KF
6,238
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X
6,214
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
6,005
Intel Core i9-12900K
5,825
Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
473