Intel Core i3-3210 vs AMD E-240

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Intel Core i3-3210 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD E-240
Intel Core i3-3210 AMD E-240

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Core i3-3210 and the AMD E-240 and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Core i3-3210 2 core processor released in Q1/2013 with the AMD E-240 which has 1 CPU cores and was introduced in Q1/2011.
Intel Core i3 (205) Family AMD E (23)
Intel Core i 3000 (31) CPU group AMD E/E1/E2-1000 (5)
3 Generation 1
Ivy Bridge S Architecture Zacate (Bobcat)
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i3-3210 is a 2 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.20 GHz. The processor can compute 4 threads at the same time. The AMD E-240 clocks with 1.50 GHz, has 1 CPU cores and can calculate 1 threads in parallel.

Intel Core i3-3210 Characteristic AMD E-240
2 Cores 1
4 Threads 1
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
3.20 GHz Frequency 1.50 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

Intel Core i3-3210 Characteristic AMD E-240
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

Intel HD Graphics 2500 GPU AMD Radeon HD 6310
0.65 GHz GPU frequency 0.49 GHz
1.05 GHz GPU (Turbo) --
7 GPU Generation 3
22 nm Technology 40 nm
3 Max. displays 2
6 Compute units 1
48 Shader 80
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 1 GB
11.0 DirectX Version 11

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

Intel HD Graphics 2500 GPU AMD Radeon HD 6310
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

Up to 32 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the Intel Core i3-3210, while the AMD E-240 supports a maximum of GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 8.5 GB/s enabled.

Intel Core i3-3210 Characteristic AMD E-240
DDR3-1600 Memory DDR3-1066
32 GB Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 1 (Single Channel)
25.6 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 8.5 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
3.00 MB L3 Cache 1.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version --
16 PCIe lanes --
8.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The Intel Core i3-3210 has a TDP of 55 W. The TDP of the AMD E-240 is 18 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Core i3-3210 Characteristic AMD E-240
55 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 18 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Core i3-3210 has 3.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 22 nm. The cache of AMD E-240 is at 1.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 32 nm.

Intel Core i3-3210 Characteristic AMD E-240
22 nm Technology 32 nm
Monolithic Chip design Unknown
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
LGA 1155 Socket BGA 413
VT-x, VT-x EPT Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems
Q1/2013 Release date Q1/2011
117 $ Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 0 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i3-3210 (0%)
AMD E-240 (0%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i3-3210 (100%)
AMD E-240 (17%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Intel Core i3-3210 Intel Core i3-3210
Intel HD Graphics 2500 @ 1.05 GHz
101 (100%)
AMD E-240 AMD E-240
AMD Radeon HD 6310 @ 0.49 GHz
79 (78%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core i3-3210 Intel Core i3-3210
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
2197 (100%)
AMD E-240 AMD E-240
1C 1T @ 1.50 GHz
371 (17%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i3-3210 Intel Core i3-3210
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
629 (100%)
AMD E-240 AMD E-240
1C 1T @ 1.50 GHz
0 (0%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i3-3210 Intel Core i3-3210
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
1328 (100%)
AMD E-240 AMD E-240
1C 1T @ 1.50 GHz
0 (0%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i3-3210 Intel Core i3-3210
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
522 (100%)
AMD E-240 AMD E-240
1C 1T @ 1.50 GHz
0 (0%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i3-3210 Intel Core i3-3210
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
1113 (100%)
AMD E-240 AMD E-240
1C 1T @ 1.50 GHz
0 (0%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core i3-3210 Intel Core i3-3210
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
785 (100%)
AMD E-240 AMD E-240
1C 1T @ 1.50 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i3-3210 Intel Core i3-3210
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
110 (100%)
AMD E-240 AMD E-240
1C 1T @ 1.50 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i3-3210 Intel Core i3-3210
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
282 (100%)
AMD E-240 AMD E-240
1C 1T @ 1.50 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i3-3210 AMD E-240
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