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Front view of Intel Core i3 3220

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i3 3220

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Much higher clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 50% higher clock speed
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.43 GHz vs 2.35 GHz More than 45% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More number of displays supported 3 vs 2 1 more number of displays supported
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.46 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 55% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Celeron G550T

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Intel Celeron G550T

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Much 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 more l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Significantly lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 44.69W More than 35% lower typical power consumption
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 48.18 $/year More than 35% lower annual commercial energy cost
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 13.25 $/year More than 35% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 3220 vs Celeron G550T

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 3220  vs
Celeron G550T 
Clock speed 3.3 GHz 2.2 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1155

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 55W 35W
Annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year 8.43 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year 30.66 $/year
Performance per watt 2.69 pt/W 3.03 pt/W
Typical power consumption 44.69W 28.44W

bus

Architecture DMI DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i3 3220  vs
Celeron G550T 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 0.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 2 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 33 22
Operating temperature Unknown - 65.3°C Unknown - 65°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.43 GHz 2.35 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.46 GHz 2.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.43 GHz 2.35 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2500 Intel® HD Graphics
Number of displays supported 3 2
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz 1,000 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 17,066.66 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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