Intel Core i3 2120 

Released January, 2011
  • 3.3 GHz
  • Dual core

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Core i3 2120

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i3 2120
2 mPixels/s
Pentium G2030
4.1 mPixels/s

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i3 2120
2,136
Core i3 3220
2,251

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 2120
5,074
Core i3 3220
5,399

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 2120
2,371
Core i3 3220
2,501

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 2120
162,800 MB/s
Core i3 3220
173,000 MB/s
Pentium G2030
157,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 2120
5,008
Core i3 3220
5,351

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i3 2120
3,901
Core i3 3220
4,229

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i3 2120
1,690
Core i3 3220
1,764

Reviews Word on the street for the Intel Core i3 2120

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3.3 GHz
Cores Dual core
Socket type LGA 1155
Is unlocked No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing No
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. SSE
  3. SSE2
  4. SSE4.1
  5. SSE3
  6. Supplemental SSE3
  7. SSE4.2
  8. AVX
  9. SSE4
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2000
Number of displays supported 2
GPU clock speed 850 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3-1333
  2. DDR3-1066
  3. DDR3
Channels Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 4 threads
L2 cache 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm
Max CPUs 1
Clock multiplier 33
Operating temperature Unknown - 69.1°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 22
Overclock review score 1
Overclocked clock speed 3.42 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.37 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,336.7
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.42 GHz

power consumption

TDP 65W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 2.79 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W

bus

Architecture DMI
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s
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