Average Bench: 60.1% (188th of 980)

Based on 497 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4370 CPU @ 3.80GHz

The Intel Core i3-4370 is a mid-range dual-core four threaded 4th generation (Haswell) processor. It was released in Q3 2014 and thanks to its base frequency of 3.8 GHz, it scores a very respectable 96 for effective speed. Whilst this is fast enough to run nearly all applications smoothly, 3D graphics performance is limited by the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600. Although the 4370 is currently the fastest i3, it’s worth considering the i3-4160 which offers significantly better value for money. Comparing the 4160 and 4370 shows that the 4160 is 22% cheaper but only 5% slower in terms of effective speed. [Nov '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 50%Average: 60.1% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4370 averaged 39.9% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 106Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 105Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4370 is just 15.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-4370 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 289Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 283Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 497 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.3 SC Int 103 112
86.2 SC Float 106 114
84.2 SC Mixed 105 112
83.8% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
194 QC Int 258 284
211 QC Float 283 315
209 QC Mixed 276 303
61.6% 272 Pts
Min Avg Max
212 MC Int 264 285
237 MC Float 289 316
234 MC Mixed 283 304
41.7% 279 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 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 111
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 298
QC Mixed 300
64% 283 Pts
MC Int 282
MC Float 301
MC Mixed 299
44% 294 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 110
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 281
QC Float 301
QC Mixed 298
66% 293 Pts
MC Int 283
MC Float 304
MC Mixed 301
44% 296 Pts
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $877

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-4370 Processor (4M Cache, 3.80 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'14
Processor Numberi3-4370
# 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$138.00 - $147.00
Clock Speed3.8 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
Secure KeyYes

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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