Intel Core i3-3240 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i3-3240 has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 3. gen of the Intel Core i3 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 1155 socket and was released in Q3/2012.
Intel Core i3-3240

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i3-3240. 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 i3-3240.

Name: Intel Core i3-3240
Family: Intel Core i3
CPU group: Intel Core i 3000
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 3
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i3-3240 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: 3.40 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i3-3240 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 2500
GPU frequency: 0.65 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.05 GHz
Execution units: 6
Shader: 48
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 7
Direct X: 11.0
Technology: 22 nm
Release date: Q2/2012

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.

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
JPEG: Decode

Memory & 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: DDR3-1600
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe:
AES-NI: Yes

Thermal 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): 55 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core i3-3240 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: 22 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1155
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 3.00 MB
Architecture: Ivy 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: Q3/2012
Release price: 110 $
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i3-3240 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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 Xeon E5-2630 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2630 v2
6C 12T @ 3.10 GHz
604
Intel Core M-5Y51 Intel Core M-5Y51
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
603
Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
603
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
602
HiSilicon Kirin 810 HiSilicon Kirin 810
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
602
Intel Xeon Silver 4208 Intel Xeon Silver 4208
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
602
Samsung Exynos 9810 Samsung Exynos 9810
8C 8T @ 2.90 GHz
601
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 i5-6200U Intel Core i5-6200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1346
AMD Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1343
Intel Core i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
1343
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1342
AMD Athlon II X4 750K AMD Athlon II X4 750K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
1341
Intel Celeron G4900 Intel Celeron G4900
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
1334
AMD Athlon II X4 640 AMD Athlon II X4 640
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1332
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-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 Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
312
Intel Core i5-3330 Intel Core i5-3330
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
308
Intel Core i5-7200U Intel Core i5-7200U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
287
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
286
Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
282
Intel Core i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
279
Intel Core i5-6300U Intel Core i5-6300U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
272
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core) results



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 i5-4300M Intel Core i5-4300M
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
855
AMD FX-6100 AMD FX-6100
6C 6T @ 3.30 GHz
853
AMD Phenom II X6 1075T AMD Phenom II X6 1075T
6C 6T @ 3.00 GHz
848
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
835
Intel Core i7-3520M Intel Core i7-3520M
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
835
Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
834
Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
832
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core) results



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 Celeron G1610 Intel Celeron G1610
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1) @ 1.05 GHz
101
Intel Pentium G2010 Intel Pentium G2010
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1) @ 1.05 GHz
101
Intel Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1) @ 1.05 GHz
101
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
Intel HD Graphics 2500 @ 1.05 GHz
101
MediaTek Helio P70 MediaTek Helio P70
ARM Mali-G72 MP3 @ 0.90 GHz
100
Intel Pentium 2117U Intel Pentium 2117U
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1) @ 1.00 GHz
96
Intel Pentium 997 Intel Pentium 997
Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge GT1) @ 1.00 GHz
96
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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 i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
4560
Intel Core i5-4210H Intel Core i5-4210H
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
4546
Intel Core i3-4360T Intel Core i3-4360T
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
4544
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
4531
Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
4531
Intel Core i5-6360U Intel Core i5-6360U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
4490
Intel Core i7-4600U Intel Core i7-4600U
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
4484
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



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 i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
120
Intel Core i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
120
Intel Core i7-4600U Intel Core i7-4600U
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
120
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
119
Intel Celeron G4900T Intel Celeron G4900T
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
119
AMD EPYC 7301 AMD EPYC 7301
16C 32T @ 2.70 GHz
119
AMD EPYC 7281 AMD EPYC 7281
16C 32T @ 2.70 GHz
119
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



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 i3-3250 Intel Core i3-3250
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
310
Intel Core i7-5500U Intel Core i7-5500U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
307
Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
307
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
306
Intel Core i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
306
Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
306
AMD A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
306
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



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 i5-4360U Intel Core i5-4360U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
2675
Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2
10C 20T @ 3.30 GHz
2670
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2
10C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
2650
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
2648
Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
2648
Intel Core i5-4350U Intel Core i5-4350U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
2615
Intel Pentium G3250 Intel Pentium G3250
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
2614
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 i5-4258U Intel Core i5-4258U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
5594
AMD FX-4130 AMD FX-4130
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
5588
AMD A10-5800K AMD A10-5800K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
5582
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
5576
Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
5576
Intel Celeron G4920 Intel Celeron G4920
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
5571
AMD FX-4200 AMD FX-4200
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
5557
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 i7-4785T Intel Core i7-4785T
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
1.43
Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1.43
Intel Pentium G3450 Intel Pentium G3450
2C 2T @ 3.40 GHz
1.43
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1.42
Intel Core i5-6400T Intel Core i5-6400T
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1.42
Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1.42
Intel Core i3-4150 Intel Core i3-4150
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1.42
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 i3-4330T Intel Core i3-4330T
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3.45
AMD A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
3.43
AMD A10-6790K AMD A10-6790K
4C 4T @ 4.30 GHz
3.42
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
3.41
Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
3.41
Intel Pentium G4520 Intel Pentium G4520
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
3.39
Intel Core i5-4210M Intel Core i5-4210M
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
3.38
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 Pentium G2010 Intel Pentium G2010
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1) @ 1.05 GHz
10.8
Intel Pentium N3520 Intel Pentium N3520
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail GT1) @ 0.85 GHz
10.8
Intel Pentium N3530 Intel Pentium N3530
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail GT1) @ 0.90 GHz
10.8
Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
Intel HD Graphics 2500 @ 1.05 GHz
10.8
Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 1.05 GHz
10.8
Intel Core i3-3225 Intel Core i3-3225
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 1.05 GHz
10.8
Intel Core i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
Intel HD Graphics 2500 @ 1.05 GHz
10.8
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) results



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