CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3220 vs C-60 among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

7.8

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i3 3220 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i3 3220  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Intel Core i3 3220

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Front view of Intel Core i3 3220

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i3 3220

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i3 3220

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Much better 3DMark06 CPU score 47.7 vs 19.5 Around 2.5x better 3DMark06 CPU score
Much higher clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 1 GHz More than 3.2x higher clock speed
Much better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 5,351 vs 777 Around 7x better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Much better turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz vs 400 MHz Around 2.8x better turbo clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 40 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 276 MHz More than 2.2x higher GPU clock speed
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 1,764 vs 308 Around 5.8x better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 5,399 vs 800 Around 6.8x better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.43 GHz vs 1.34 GHz More than 2.5x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.46 GHz vs 1 GHz Around 3.5x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Newer Sep, 2012 vs Aug, 2011 Release date over a year later
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More l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much lower typical power consumption 7.31W vs 44.69W 6.1x lower typical power consumption
Better CompuBench 1.5 bitcoin mining score 5.79 mHash/s vs 4.07 mHash/s More than 40% better CompuBench 1.5 bitcoin mining score
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Better performance per watt 3.96 pt/W vs 2.69 pt/W More than 45% better performance per watt
Much lower annual home energy cost 2.17 $/year vs 13.25 $/year 6.1x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 7.88 $/year vs 48.18 $/year 6.1x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 3220 vs AMD C-60

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i3 3220
4.07 mHash/s
AMD C-60
5.79 mHash/s

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 3220
173,000 MB/s
AMD C-60
38,550 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

Core i3 3220
8,919
AMD C-60
1,133

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 3220  vs
AMD C-60 
Clock speed 3.3 GHz 1 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
AMD64
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 55W 9W
Annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year 2.17 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year 7.88 $/year
Performance per watt 2.69 pt/W 3.96 pt/W
Typical power consumption 44.69W 7.31W

details

Core i3 3220  vs
AMD C-60 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 0.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 40 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 33 5

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.43 GHz 1.34 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.46 GHz 1 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 3,775.1 406.8
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.43 GHz 1.34 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2500 AMD Radeon HD 6290
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 276 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz 400 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
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