Intel Core i3-2330M: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i3-2330M

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i3-2330M sales 1 June 2011 at a recommended price of $225. This is Sandy Bridge architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2200 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1023, PPGA988 processor with a TDP of 35 Watt. It supports DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 1.54 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Core i3-2330M processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
2.72
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core i3
 
Architecture codename
Sandy Bridge
 
Release date
1 June 2011
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$225
 
Price now
$170
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core i3-2330M's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i3-2330M's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
2.2 GHz
 
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
3 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
Die size
149 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
85C (PGA); 100C (BGA)
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
624 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i3-2330M compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
FCBGA1023, PPGA988
 
Power consumption (TDP)
35 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i3-2330M. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® AVX
 
FMA
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
My WiFi
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
Demand Based Switching
-
 
FDI
+
 
Fast Memory Access
+
 

Security technologies

Core i3-2330M technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
Anti-Theft
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i3-2330M are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i3-2330M.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
 
of 2933 (Ryzen 5 2500X)
Maximum memory size
16 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
21.3 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i3-2330M.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics 3000 (650 - 1100 MHz)
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
1.1 GHz
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i3-2330M's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
2
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
SDVO
+
 
CRT
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i3-2330M's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i3-2330M. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

1.54

3DMark06 CPU

2627

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

2888

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

6466

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

2.1

TrueCrypt AES

0.2

Passmark

1206

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i3-2330M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
1.5 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i3-2330M is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i3-2330M performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i3-2330M from AMD is Turion 64 MK-38, which is faster by 1% and higher by 10 positions in our rating.

User rating

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