Intel Core i3 3220 3.3GHz Socket 1155

Intel Core i3 3220 3.3GHz Socket 1155

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By Expert Reviews on 80

A good entry-level CPU for general desktop use...

By on 78

While Intel's x86 dominance is clear (you'd simply be a fool to buy an AMD chip if you'll mainly be image editing for example), AMD does have a real winner in the form of the A10-5800K when it comes to using the on-board graphics. Not only is it...

By on

Late May we published a huge round-up of 45 desktop processors , followed by a review of Intel's fourth generation Core processors . Our readers immediately, and understandably, came with the request for a similar group test of laptop processors. It's...

By on

On June 4 Intel is launching its next generation Core processors, also called Haswell. That means it's the perfect opportunity for us to retest all current processors and a number of older ones with a completely new test configuration. It will not only...

By hardCOREware on

Usually when we review new CPUs, it's the top model, and sometimes the one right below it. Not often do manufacturers send out low-end or mid-range models. If you were wondering why most hardware sites' last CPU review was probably the FX-8350 launch...

By Tom's Hardware on

Now that Piledriver-based CPUs and APUs are widely available (and the FX-8350 is selling for less than $200), it's a great time to compare value-oriented chips in our favorite titles. We're also breaking out a test that conveys the latency between...

By iXBT Labs on

For today's tests we have prepared two groups of processors. The first includes Phenom II old-timers AMD has repeatedly cut prices on. The second is composed of the newer, budget Intel Ivy Bridge processors. Let's see what is preferable these days....

By Missing Remote on

As interesting as the third generation of Intel Core integrated processor graphics (IPG) were when they arrived in April, as home theater PC (HTPC) enthusiasts it was disappointing that the more applicable two core/four thread models were not available....

By Tom's Hardware UK on

AMD has the clock rate on its side. But Intel's Ivy Bridge architecture boasts superior IPC throughput. We pit the 4.2 GHz FX-4170 against Intel's new 3.3 GHz Core i3-3220 in an effort to determine which CPU is the better buy for £95. Intel's Ivy...

By hardCOREware on

Our AMD Trinity review comes about a week after launch, because I wanted to spend the extra time with this APU to be able to provide readers with as clear a picture as possible on every aspect of performance. On the following pages, you’ll be reading...

By Hardware Secrets on

This week AMD released its latest generation of CPUs with integrated video, dubbed “Trinity.” The A10-5800K is currently the most high-end model available, running at 3.8 GHz and costing USD 130. Let’s see how it fares against its main competitor, the...

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At the end of the day, the Intel Core i3-3220  is not a blazing fast CPU. Intel cut many features that may be missed by server and workstation users. Things like VT-d for an ESXi server are absent. PCIe 3.0 is absent. Then again, in this segment, many...

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When Intel launched the Ivy Bridge processors in April, it was limited to the Core i7 and Core i5 processors. In June a few more affordable i5 versions were added to the line-up, and last month saw the release of Core i3s and Pentiums in the Ivy Bridge...

By Tom's Hardware on

Think you're pretty snazzy because your integrated graphics core plays mainstream games at 1280x720? We're on to bigger and better things, like modern titles at 1920x1080. Can AMD's Trinity architecture push high-enough frame rates to make this possible?...