Average Bench: 63.8% (194th of 1128)

Based on 16,865 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 50%Average: 63.8% Great: 70%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7100 averaged 36.1% 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 113Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 109Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7100 is 20.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-7100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 306Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 322Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,865 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.9 SC Int 106 117
80.1 SC Float 113 124
80.3 SC Mixed 109 120
87.5% 109 Pts
Min Avg Max
192 QC Int 273 303
221 QC Float 313 346
214 QC Mixed 297 328
66.6% 294 Pts
Min Avg Max
231 MC Int 282 304
264 MC Float 322 347
252 MC Mixed 306 330
45.3% 303 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz
SC Int 115
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 117
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 327
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 302
MC Float 343
MC Mixed 330
49% 325 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 114
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 283
QC Float 334
QC Mixed 313
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 236
MC Float 301
MC Mixed 308
42% 282 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 23.5
SC Float 26.8
SC Mixed 26.4
20% 25.6 Pts
QC Int 162
QC Float 203
QC Mixed 218
44% 195 Pts
MC Int 291
MC Float 322
MC Mixed 301
46% 305 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,922,859 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $117 @ launch in Jan '17
NeweggUS $1253 days
OutletPCUS $13319 days
EbayUS $13524 mins
AmazonUS $1511 hr
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Typical Core i3-7100 Builds (Compare 7,572 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $65

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $502

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-7100 Processor (3M Cache, 3.90 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi3-7100
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.90 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
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
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i3 processor...

Added 20 months ago.

Good

6 months ago.

This cpu is and i5 equivalent ~i5 7400 it worth and I recommand it!


Poor

6 days ago.

intel nonthing compaired two intel i series


Good

1 month ago.

I have this cpu in my main gaming pc its a great budget gaming cpu


Terrible

2 months ago.

hate the fact it has 2 cores only


Excellent

2 months ago.

excelente rendimiento por el precio


Terrible

11 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

13 months ago.

All i3s except for the 7350k are rubbish.


Terrible

13 months ago.

it low for 4k


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