Intel Core i3-3240 vs. AMD Phenom II X2 550

Intel Core i3-3240 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Phenom II X2 550
Intel Core i3-3240AMD Phenom II X2 550
3.40 GHzFrequency3.10 GHz
Turbo (1 Core)
Turbo (All Cores)
2Cores2
YesHyperthreadingNo
NoOverclocking ?Yes
normalCore architecturenormal
Intel HD Graphics 2500GPU
0.65 GHzGPU frequency
1.05 GHzGPU (Turbo)
7GPU Generation
22 nmTechnology
11.0DirectX Version
3Max. displays
6Execution units
48Shader
Max. Memory
Decode / EncodeCodec h264No
NoCodec h265 / HEVC (8 bit)No
NoCodec h265 / HEVC (10 bit)No
NoCodec VP8No
NoCodec VP9No
NoCodec AV1No
DecodeCodec VC-1No
Decode / EncodeCodec AVCNo
DecodeCodec JPEGNo
Ivy BridgeArchitectureCallisto
DDR3-1600MemoryDDR2-1066
2Memory channels2
Max. Memory
NoECCNo
3.00 MBL3 Cache6.00 MB
PCIe version
PCIe lanes
22 nmTechnology45nm
x86-64 (64 bit)Instruction set (ISA)x86-64 (64 bit)
LGA 1155SocketAM3
55WTDP (PL1)80W
NoAES-NINo
VT-x, VT-x EPTVirtualizationAMD-V, AMD-RVI
Q3/2012Release dateQ4/2009
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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 i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
119 (100%)
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AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2x 3.10 GHz
82 (69%)
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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 i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
306 (100%)
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AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2x 3.10 GHz
157 (51%)
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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 i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
Intel HD Graphics 2500 @ 1.05 GHz
101 (100%)
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AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
--
0 (0%)
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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 i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
602 (100%)
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AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2x 3.10 GHz
404 (67%)
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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 i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
1342 (100%)
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AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2x 3.10 GHz
736 (55%)
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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 i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
2648 (100%)
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AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2x 3.10 GHz
1672 (63%)
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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 i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
5576 (100%)
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AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2x 3.10 GHz
3082 (55%)
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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 i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
1.42 (100%)
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AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2x 3.10 GHz
0.94 (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 i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
3.41 (100%)
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AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2x 3.10 GHz
1.84 (54%)
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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 i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
10.8 (100%)
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AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2x 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
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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 i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
4531 (100%)
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AMD Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2x 3.10 GHz
1995 (44%)
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