Average Bench: 56.2% (203rd of 969)

Based on 180 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: 56.2% 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 99.7Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 96.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4340 is just 16.2%. 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 267Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 180 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.6 SC Int 96.8 106
79.6 SC Float 99.7 108
76 SC Mixed 97.5 106
78.4% 98 Pts
Min Avg Max
167 QC Int 242 268
184 QC Float 266 298
179 QC Mixed 259 286
57.9% 256 Pts
Min Avg Max
210 MC Int 249 269
217 MC Float 272 298
228 MC Mixed 267 287
39.2% 262 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 103
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 279
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 266
MC Float 273
MC Mixed 280
41% 273 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 264
QC Float 281
QC Mixed 276
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 262
MC Float 281
MC Mixed 279
41% 274 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 103
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 275
QC Mixed 266
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 261
MC Float 286
MC Mixed 275
41% 274 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 94
79% 98.3 Pts
QC Int 208
QC Float 273
QC Mixed 254
55% 245 Pts
MC Int 241
MC Float 255
MC Mixed 254
37% 250 Pts
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Gaming 15%
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Desktop 54%
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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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