Intel Core i3-3220T vs AMD E1-2500

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i3-3220T CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD E1-2500
Intel Core i3-3220T AMD E1-2500

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Core i3-3220T and the AMD E1-2500 and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Core i3-3220T 2 core processor released in Q3/2012 with the AMD E1-2500 which has 2 CPU cores and was introduced in Q3/2013.
Intel Core i3 (202) Family AMD E (23)
Intel Core i 3000 (31) CPU group AMD E1/E2-2000 (4)
3 Generation 2
Ivy Bridge S Architecture Kabini (Jaguar)
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i3-3220T is a 2 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.80 GHz. The processor can compute 4 threads at the same time. The AMD E1-2500 clocks with 1.40 GHz, has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel.

Intel Core i3-3220T Characteristic AMD E1-2500
2 Cores 2
4 Threads 2
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes
2.80 GHz Frequency 1.40 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

Intel Core i3-3220T Characteristic AMD E1-2500
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

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 8240
0.65 GHz GPU frequency 0.40 GHz
1.05 GHz GPU (Turbo) --
7 GPU Generation 5
22 nm Technology 28 nm
3 Max. displays 2
6 Compute units 2
48 Shader 128
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11.0 DirectX Version 11.1

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 8240
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 i3-3220T, while the AMD E1-2500 supports a maximum of GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of -- enabled.

Intel Core i3-3220T Characteristic AMD E1-2500
DDR3-1600 Memory DDR3L-1333
32 GB Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 1 (Single Channel)
25.6 GB/s Max. Bandwidth --
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 i3-3220T has a TDP of 35 W. The TDP of the AMD E1-2500 is 15 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Core i3-3220T Characteristic AMD E1-2500
35 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Core i3-3220T has 3.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 22 nm. The cache of AMD E1-2500 is at 1.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 28 nm.

Intel Core i3-3220T Characteristic AMD E1-2500
22 nm Technology 28 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 --
VT-x, VT-x EPT Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems
Q3/2012 Release date Q3/2013
117 $ Release price --
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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 i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
517 (100%)
AMD E1-2500 AMD E1-2500
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
150 (29%)

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 i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1141 (100%)
AMD E1-2500 AMD E1-2500
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
272 (24%)

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 i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
Intel HD Graphics 2500 @ 1.05 GHz
101 (99%)
AMD E1-2500 AMD E1-2500
AMD Radeon HD 8240 @ 0.40 GHz
102 (100%)

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 i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1934 (100%)
AMD E1-2500 AMD E1-2500
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
888 (46%)

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 i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
465 (100%)
AMD E1-2500 AMD E1-2500
2C 2T @ 1.40 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 i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1024 (100%)
AMD E1-2500 AMD E1-2500
2C 2T @ 1.40 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 i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD E1-2500 AMD E1-2500
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
156 (100%)

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 i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
94 (100%)
AMD E1-2500 AMD E1-2500
2C 2T @ 1.40 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 i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
251 (100%)
AMD E1-2500 AMD E1-2500
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i3-3220T AMD E1-2500
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