Intel Core i3-3240 vs. Intel Celeron 3955U

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i3-3240 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Celeron 3955U
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Celeron 3955U
Intel Core i3 Family Intel Celeron
Intel Core i 3000 CPU group Intel Celeron 3000
3 Generation 7
Ivy Bridge S Architecture Kaby Lake U
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
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CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

2 Cores 2
4 Threads 2
3.40 GHz Frequency 2.00 GHz
Turbo (1 Core)
Turbo (All Cores)
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 2500 GPU Intel HD Graphics 510
0.65 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
1.05 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.90 GHz
7 GPU Generation 9
22 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
6 Execution units 12
48 Shader 96
Max. GPU Memory 32 GB
11.0 DirectX Version 12.0

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 Decode
No Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3-1600 Memory DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC Yes
L2 Cache
3.00 MB L3 Cache 2.00 MB
PCIe version 2.0
PCIe lanes 10

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

55 W TDP (PL1) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

22 nm Technology 14 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
LGA 1155 Socket N/A
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q3/2012 Release date Q4/2015
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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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Intel Celeron 3955U Intel Celeron 3955U
2x 2.00 GHz
85 (71%)
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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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Intel Celeron 3955U Intel Celeron 3955U
2x 2.00 GHz
159 (52%)
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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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Intel Celeron 3955U Intel Celeron 3955U
2x 2.00 GHz
498 (83%)
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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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Intel Celeron 3955U Intel Celeron 3955U
2x 2.00 GHz
917 (68%)
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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 (58%)
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Intel Celeron 3955U Intel Celeron 3955U
Intel HD Graphics 510 @ 0.90 GHz
173 (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 i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
2648 (100%)
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Intel Celeron 3955U Intel Celeron 3955U
2x 2.00 GHz
2104 (79%)
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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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Intel Celeron 3955U Intel Celeron 3955U
2x 2.00 GHz
3778 (68%)
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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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Intel Celeron 3955U Intel Celeron 3955U
2x 2.00 GHz
0.96 (68%)
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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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Intel Celeron 3955U Intel Celeron 3955U
2x 2.00 GHz
1.78 (52%)
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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 (71%)
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Intel Celeron 3955U Intel Celeron 3955U
2x 2.00 GHz
15.1 (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 i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
4531 (100%)
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Intel Celeron 3955U Intel Celeron 3955U
2x 2.00 GHz
1842 (41%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Celeron 3955U
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