Average Bench: 56.1% (197th of 959)

Based on 159 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: 45%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 99.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 97.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4340 is just 16.4%. 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 272Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 266Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 159 samples)
Min Avg Max
75 SC Int 96.2 106
78.9 SC Float 99.5 108
73.5 SC Mixed 97.2 106
78.1% 97.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
185 QC Int 242 268
194 QC Float 266 300
178 QC Mixed 259 286
57.9% 256 Pts
Min Avg Max
209 MC Int 248 268
217 MC Float 272 300
228 MC Mixed 266 287
39.2% 262 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 286
QC Mixed 283
63% 279 Pts
MC Int 273
MC Float 289
MC Mixed 282
42% 281 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
SC Int 103
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 283
QC Mixed 282
63% 277 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 286
MC Mixed 284
42% 280 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84
SC Float 78.9
SC Mixed 73.5
63% 78.8 Pts
QC Int 259
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 283
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 261
MC Float 285
MC Mixed 271
41% 272 Pts
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H87N-WIFI

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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

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