Intel Core i3-3220 vs. AMD A8-3870K

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i3-3220 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A8-3870K
Intel Core i3-3220 AMD A8-3870K
Intel Core i3 Family AMD A
Intel Core i 3000 CPU group AMD A8-3000
3 Generation 1
Ivy Bridge S Architecture Llano (K10)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

2 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
3.30 GHz Frequency 3.10 GHz
Turbo (1 Core)
Turbo (All Cores)
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 2500 GPU AMD Radeon HD 6550D
0.65 GHz GPU frequency 0.60 GHz
1.05 GHz GPU (Turbo)
7 GPU Generation 3
22 nm Technology 32 nm
3 Max. displays 2
6 Execution units 5
48 Shader 400
Max. GPU Memory 1 GB
11.0 DirectX Version 11

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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 & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3-1600 Memory DDR3-1600
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC No
L2 Cache
3.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

55 W TDP (PL1) 100 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

22 nm Technology 32 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX ISA extensions SSE3, SSE4a
LGA 1155 Socket FM1
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI No
Q3/2012 Release date Q4/2011
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2x 3.30 GHz HT
254 (100%)
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AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
176 (69%)
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2x 3.30 GHz HT
639 (96%)
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AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
666 (100%)
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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 i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2x 3.30 GHz HT
115 (100%)
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AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
77 (67%)
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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 i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2x 3.30 GHz HT
295 (98%)
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AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
302 (100%)
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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 i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2x 3.30 GHz HT
611 (100%)
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AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
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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 i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2x 3.30 GHz HT
1343 (100%)
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AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
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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 i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
Intel HD Graphics 2500 @ 1.05 GHz
101 (21%)
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AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
AMD Radeon HD 6550D @ 0.60 GHz
480 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2x 3.30 GHz HT
2570 (100%)
Amazon
AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2x 3.30 GHz HT
5412 (100%)
Amazon
AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2x 3.30 GHz HT
1.38 (100%)
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AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
0.91 (66%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2x 3.30 GHz HT
3.31 (92%)
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AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
3.6 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2x 3.30 GHz HT
10.8 (29%)
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AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
37 (100%)
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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 i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2x 3.30 GHz HT
4398 (100%)
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AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
3684 (84%)
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Intel Core i3-3220 AMD A8-3870K
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