Average Bench: 54% (239th of 985)

Based on 8,698 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4150 CPU @ 3.50GHz

The Intel Core i3-4150 is successor to the i3-4130 2013 Haswell processor. Looking at the 4150 and 4130 side-by-side shows that the only difference between the two processors is a 100 MHz base clock increase from 3.4 GHz on the older 4130 to 3.5 GHz on the newer 4150. The marginal 2.9% clock speed increase brings an equally marginal performance boost. Despite the academic performance gain over it's predecessor, thanks to its excellent single-core performance, the i3-4150 is still an extremely capable desktop CPU and will handle the vast majority of regular desktop computing without breaking a sweat. Coupling the i3-4150 with a discrete GPU will satisfy all but the toughest of gaming requirements. Only the lower powered but significantly cheaper Pentium G's offer better value for money[Jun '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 40%Average: 54% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4150 averaged 45.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 95.4Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 94.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4150 is just 19.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-4150 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 259Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 255Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,698 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.3 SC Int 94.3 103
71.3 SC Float 95.7 105
68.2 SC Mixed 95.4 104
76.1% 95.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
159 QC Int 234 261
171 QC Float 252 278
173 QC Mixed 246 273
55.3% 244 Pts
Min Avg Max
196 MC Int 243 261
208 MC Float 259 279
203 MC Mixed 255 276
37.8% 252 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
SC Int 103
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 105
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 269
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 261
MC Float 278
MC Mixed 275
41% 272 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93
SC Float 96
SC Mixed 102
78% 97.1 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 271
QC Mixed 268
61% 267 Pts
MC Int 257
MC Float 276
MC Mixed 273
40% 269 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.3
SC Float 94.4
SC Mixed 99.5
77% 96.7 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 251
QC Mixed 270
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 233
MC Float 276
MC Mixed 269
39% 259 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 100
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 103
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 253
QC Float 260
QC Mixed 263
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 258
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 270
40% 267 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.8
SC Float 98.7
SC Mixed 98.3
79% 98.3 Pts
QC Int 227
QC Float 245
QC Mixed 238
54% 236 Pts
MC Int 230
MC Float 250
MC Mixed 247
36% 242 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,494,067 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $117 @ launch in May '14
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Typical Core i3-4150 Builds (Compare 2,360 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
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Motherboard: Dell Inspiron 3847

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $247

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-4150 Processor (3M Cache, 3.50 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor Numberi3-4150
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.5 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP54 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4400
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express RevisionUp to 3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1150

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Haswell refreshed...

Added 3 years ago.

Good

8 months ago.

Good price, better performance comparing to AMD (exclude syntetic tests - but who cares)


Excellent

1 month ago.

I love this CPU. I think for this price the processor is the bst solution.


Poor

2 months ago.

so bad cpu


Good

1 month ago.

great performence


Good

19 days ago.

Its cool


Above average

3 years ago.


Disliked

8 months ago.

Comment 

good price to performance ratio—Sep '14


Excellent

5 months ago.

excelente procesador para emulación PS2, si lo tienen no lo vendan o cambien a no ser que necesiten un multicore (i5-ryzen, etc)


Very good

17 months ago.

It does the job, and it was dirt cheap, so it's worth it.


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