Intel Core i3-2120T Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i3-2120T has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 2. gen of the Intel Core i3 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 1155 socket and was released in Q3/2011.
Intel Core i3-2120T

CPU lineageCPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i3-2120T. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i3-2120T.

Name: Intel Core i3-2120T
Family: Intel Core i3
CPU group: Intel Core i 2000
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 2
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i3-2120T can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

The Intel Core i3-2120T has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 2000
GPU frequency: 0.65 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.10 GHz
Execution units: 6
Shader: 48
Max. GPU Memory: --
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 6
Direct X: 10.1
Technology: 32 nm
Release date: Q1/2011

Hardware codec supportHardware 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.

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

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory type: DDR3-1066
Max. Memory: 32 GB
Memory channels: 2
Bandwidth: --
PCIe: 2.0 x 16

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

TDP (PL1): 35 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical detailsTechnical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core i3-2120T as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 32 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1155
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 3.00 MB
Architecture: Sandy Bridge S
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
Release date: Q3/2011
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

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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.

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