Average Bench: 66.7% (120th of 956)

Based on 1,063 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 66.7% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7100 averaged 33.3% 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 119Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 115Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7100 is just 16.1%. 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 317Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 332Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,063 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.6 SC Int 113 119
102 SC Float 119 125
96.2 SC Mixed 115 122
92.4% 116 Pts
Min Avg Max
221 QC Int 286 307
250 QC Float 324 347
244 QC Mixed 308 331
69.3% 306 Pts
Min Avg Max
254 MC Int 293 307
292 MC Float 332 348
277 MC Mixed 317 333
47% 314 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 117
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 121
96% 121 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 351
QC Mixed 335
75% 329 Pts
MC Int 305
MC Float 340
MC Mixed 326
48% 324 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 305
QC Mixed 318
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 296
MC Float 335
MC Mixed 320
47% 317 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 117
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 340
QC Mixed 322
71% 312 Pts
MC Int 301
MC Float 340
MC Mixed 317
48% 319 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

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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

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