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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: 30.71

Overall Rank: 2291

Last Price Change: $63.20 USD (2022-12-07)

Average CPU Mark
rating
1941

Single Thread Rating: 1513
Samples: 4362*
*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 Math9,544 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,634 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers12 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption335.4 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression40.6 MBytes/Sec
Physics244 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,794 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,513 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 7th of December 2022.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 6th of December 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 6th of December 2022.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$63.20 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$102.00 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
BL1688603 - Dec 06 2022
2119
BL1685785 - Dec 03 2022
2125
BL1682987 - Nov 30 2022
2111
BL1682156 - Nov 29 2022
2122
BL1681932 - Nov 29 2022
1397
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
As of 8th of December 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
1,941
AMD A8-3850 APU vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,323 (+19.7%)
Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i3-2120
1,833 (-5.6%)
AMD Athlon II X4 615e vs Intel Core i3-2120
1,967 (+1.4%)
AMD A8-3870K APU vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,310 (+19.0%)
AMD Phenom II X4 B95 vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,342 (+20.7%)
AMD Athlon II X4 630 vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,114 (+8.9%)
AMD Phenom II X4 910e vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,072 (+6.8%)
AMD Phenom II X4 820 vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,070 (+6.7%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9500 @ 2.83GHz vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,212 (+14.0%)
Intel Core i3-2130 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i3-2120
2,015 (+3.8%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core i3-2120
1,957 (+0.8%)
AMD Phenom II X4 905e vs Intel Core i3-2120
1,895 (-2.3%)


Is the Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 8th of December 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,746
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,717
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,086
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,817
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,686
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,622
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,477
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,430
Intel Core i7-13700KF
6,329
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X
6,203
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
6,008
Intel Core i9-12900K
5,823
Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
473