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Front view of Intel Core i3 330E

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i3 330E

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Lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 44.69W More than 35% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 13.25 $/year More than 35% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 48.18 $/year More than 35% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel Core i3 3210

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Intel Core i3 3210

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Significantly higher clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 2.13 GHz More than 50% higher clock speed
Much better turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz vs 667 MHz More than 55% better turbo clock speed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better performance per dollar 1.42 pt/$ vs 0.64 pt/$ Around 2.2x better performance per dollar
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,713 vs 915 More than 85% better PassMark (Single core) score
Higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 500 MHz 30% higher GPU clock speed
More number of displays supported 3 vs 2 1 more number of displays supported
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.26 GHz vs 2.13 GHz Around 55% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer Jan, 2013 vs Jan, 2010 Release date over 3 years later
Better PassMark score 4,021 vs 1,935 More than 2x better PassMark score
Better performance per watt 3.35 pt/W vs 2.6 pt/W Around 30% better performance per watt
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.2 GHz vs 2.13 GHz More than 50% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 330E vs 3210

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 330E  vs
3210 
Clock speed 2.13 GHz 3.2 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
BGA 1288
LGA 1155
Is unlocked No No

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
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 55W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 13.25 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 48.18 $/year
Performance per watt 2.6 pt/W 3.35 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 44.69W

bus

Architecture DMI DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 2,500 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i3 330E  vs
3210 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 16 32

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.13 GHz 3.26 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.13 GHz 3.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.13 GHz 3.26 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 2500
Number of displays supported 2 3
GPU clock speed 500 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 667 MHz 1,050 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
DDR3-800
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 17,066.66 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 9,000.96 MB 32,768 MB
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