CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3330 vs 3220 among desktop 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

Fire Strike

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?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 3330

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 3330

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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
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Higher Maximum operating temperature 67.4 °C vs 65.3 °C Around 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.58 GHz vs 3.46 GHz Around 5% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Core i3 3220

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Intel Core i3 3220

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Higher clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Much lower typical power consumption 44.69W vs 72.31W Around 40% lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual home energy cost 13.25 $/year vs 21.44 $/year Around 40% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 48.18 $/year vs 77.96 $/year Around 40% lower annual commercial energy cost
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.43 GHz vs 3.38 GHz Almost the same

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3330 vs i3 3220

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 3330
2.82 mHash/s
Core i3 3220
4.07 mHash/s

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

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 i5 3330
2,170,000 MB/s
Core i3 3220
173,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3330  vs
i3 3220 
Clock speed 3 GHz 3.3 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Socket type
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
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 77W 55W
Annual home energy cost 21.44 $/year 13.25 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 77.96 $/year 48.18 $/year
Performance per watt 4.85 pt/W 2.69 pt/W
Typical power consumption 72.31W 44.69W

bus

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

details

Core i5 3330  vs
i3 3220 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 30 33
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.4°C Unknown - 65.3°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 2 50
Overclocked clock speed 3.38 GHz 3.43 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.58 GHz 3.46 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.38 GHz 3.43 GHz

integrated graphics

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

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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