Average Bench: 56.1% (260th of 1122)

Based on 322 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4340 CPU @ 3.60GHz

The Intel Core i3-4340 is a budget dual-core four threaded 4th generation Haswell processor released in Q3 2013. At the time of release it was the top end Haswell Core i3 chip – offering great value for money, performance and power efficiency. It scores a strong effective speed of 89% with its base clock of 3.6 GHz which means that users will experience smooth and fast performance with the majority of desktop applications. Its two cores and four virtual cores are adequate for most games. The i3-4340 features Intel HD Graphics 4600 which are probably okay for playing some older games in 720p and are comparable AMD integrated graphics (for example, on the AMD A10-5800k) when it comes to 3D gaming. But serious gamers will need to have enough money left over after purchasing the i3-4340 to spend on a stand alone GPU. [Nov '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 44%Average: 56.1% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4340 averaged 43.8% 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 98.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 97.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4340 is just 17.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-4340 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 270Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 266Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 322 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.1 SC Int 96.7 106
75.9 SC Float 98.9 108
74.6 SC Mixed 97.9 107
78.3% 97.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
164 QC Int 242 268
189 QC Float 264 289
185 QC Mixed 258 284
57.7% 255 Pts
Min Avg Max
210 MC Int 250 269
221 MC Float 270 294
228 MC Mixed 266 285
39.2% 262 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 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 262
QC Float 275
QC Mixed 275
61% 271 Pts
MC Int 252
MC Float 258
MC Mixed 262
39% 257 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
SC Int 104
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 104
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 262
QC Float 281
QC Mixed 275
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 266
MC Float 287
MC Mixed 266
41% 273 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 59.5
SC Float 70.6
SC Mixed 85.9
58% 72 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 272
58% 259 Pts
MC Int 254
MC Float 272
MC Mixed 272
40% 266 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 99
SC Mixed 99.5
80% 99.9 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 226
QC Mixed 172
48% 213 Pts
MC Int 182
MC Float 181
MC Mixed 173
27% 179 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.3
SC Float 80.5
SC Mixed 72.3
60% 75.7 Pts
QC Int 101
QC Float 208
QC Mixed 196
38% 168 Pts
MC Int 199
MC Float 257
MC Mixed 256
35% 237 Pts
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 Prices

Approx. $152 @ launch in Jul '13
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Typical Core i3-4340 Builds (Compare 1,021 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 50%
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Workstation
Workstation 27%
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Motherboard: Asus H87M-E - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $338

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-4340 Processor (4M Cache, 3.60 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor Numberi3-4340
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$149.00 - $157.00
Clock Speed3.6 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP54 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
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

4th Generation Intel® Core™ i3 Processor...

Added 3 years ago.

Good

4 months ago.

I think it's good because it have more % for gaming


Above average

3 years ago.


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