Average Bench: 53.6% (284th of 1100)

Based on 9,743 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: 39%Average: 53.6% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4150 averaged 46.4% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 95.9Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 94.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4150 is just 20%. 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 257Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 252Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,743 samples)
Min Avg Max
65 SC Int 94.1 103
70.3 SC Float 95.9 105
65 SC Mixed 94.8 104
75.9% 94.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
163 QC Int 233 260
176 QC Float 250 278
164 QC Mixed 244 273
54.9% 242 Pts
Min Avg Max
188 MC Int 241 261
191 MC Float 257 279
191 MC Mixed 252 276
37.4% 250 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 264
QC Mixed 262
58% 258 Pts
MC Int 250
MC Float 264
MC Mixed 266
39% 260 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.5
SC Float 99.1
SC Mixed 98.7
79% 98.4 Pts
QC Int 245
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 258
58% 257 Pts
MC Int 244
MC Float 262
MC Mixed 247
38% 251 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 100
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 258
QC Float 273
QC Mixed 253
59% 262 Pts
MC Int 258
MC Float 278
MC Mixed 256
40% 264 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.8
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 91.7
78% 97 Pts
QC Int 253
QC Float 262
QC Mixed 233
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 239
MC Float 252
MC Mixed 245
37% 245 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.8
SC Float 79.9
SC Mixed 76.7
61% 75.8 Pts
QC Int 170
QC Float 189
QC Mixed 177
40% 179 Pts
MC Int 219
MC Float 238
MC Mixed 231
34% 229 Pts
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 Prices

Approx. $117 @ launch in May '14
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Typical Core i3-4150 Builds (Compare 2,730 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
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Motherboard: Dell Inspiron 3847

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $249

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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

10 months ago.

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


Excellent

3 months ago.

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


Above average

3 years ago.


Disliked

10 months ago.

Comment 

good price to performance ratio—Sep '14


Excellent

7 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

19 months ago.

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


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