Intel Core i3 3240 Review

In the following article we take a look at Intel Core i3 3240 CPU specfications and features. This analysis will help you decide whether you should shortlist the Intel Core i3 3240 as your next CPU or not. To that end we review the Intel Core i3 3240’s Single Thread Performance, Multi Thread Performance, Power Efficiency and Connectivity.

In addition to the Intel Core i3 3240 we also recommend that you also look at a few other related products including AMD Phenom X3 720, AMD FX-Series FX-8350 4.0GHz incl. Wraith, AMD Athlon 630, Intel Core i3 7100 3.9GHz, AMD FX-Series FX-8370 4.0GHz incl. Wraith and AMD Athlon 620 2.6GHz.

Single Thread Performance

In this section we review Intel Core i3 3240’s Single Thread Performance.

Better than 63% of the CPUs, 37% are better than it.
Clock Speed
goodish
3.4 GHz
62%
Better than 6% of the CPUs, 78% are better than it.
L3 Size
poor
3 MB
10%
Better than 46% of the CPUs, 54% are better than it.
CPU Architecture
relatively below par
Intel Core i3 Gen 3
45%
Over all, Intel Core i3 3240 has goodish Single Thread Performance.
Multi Thread Performance

In this section we evaluate the Multi Thread Performance of Intel Core i3 3240.

Better than 0% of the CPUs, 75% are better than it.
Cores Count
somewhat horrible
2
6%
Better than 12% of the CPUs, 52% are better than it.
Threads Count
below average
4
28%
Over all, Intel Core i3 3240’s Multi Thread Performance is quite average.
Power Efficiency

In the following we take a look at the Power Efficiency of Intel Core i3 3240.

Better than 63% of the CPUs, 37% are better than it.
Process technology
normal
22 nm
62%
Better than 69% of the CPUs, 28% are better than it.
TDP
decent
55 W
71%
From analysing Intel Core i3 3240’s features, we found that Intel Core i3 3240’s Power Efficiency is adequate.
Conclusion

To conclude, with moderately good Single Thread Performance, acceptable Multi Thread Performance, adequate Power Efficiency and pretty good Connectivity, Intel Core i3 3240 has moderately good bottom line quality.

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