Intel Core i3 2120 Reviewccokeman - September 29, 2011
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Office 2007 Excel Big Number Crunch: This test takes a 6.2MB Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and performs about 28,000 sets of calculations that represent many of the most commonly used calculations in Excel. The measure of this test is how long it takes to refresh the sheet.
Lower Is Better
POV-Ray 3.7: This program features a built-in benchmark that renders an image using Ray Tracing. The latest versions offer support for SMP (Symmetric MultiProcessing) enabling the workload to be spread across the cores for quicker completion.
Higher Is Better
Intel's Core i3 2120 completes the workload in Excel faster than the A8-3850, while the results are just the opposite in POV-Ray.