Average Bench: 65.8% (149th of 985)

Based on 10,442 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 52%Average: 65.8% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7100 averaged 34.1% 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 117Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 114Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7100 is just 18.3%. 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 312Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 327Pts
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 10,442 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.1 SC Int 111 120
93.7 SC Float 117 124
88.7 SC Mixed 114 122
91.2% 114 Pts
Min Avg Max
206 QC Int 280 305
232 QC Float 320 347
229 QC Mixed 304 329
68.2% 301 Pts
Min Avg Max
247 MC Int 288 306
278 MC Float 327 348
258 MC Mixed 312 333
46.2% 309 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, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 117
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 278
QC Float 313
QC Mixed 298
67% 297 Pts
MC Int 278
MC Float 317
MC Mixed 299
45% 298 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz
SC Int 112
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 102
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 340
QC Mixed 310
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 300
MC Float 340
MC Mixed 325
48% 322 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 276
QC Float 270
QC Mixed 290
63% 279 Pts
MC Int 281
MC Float 277
MC Mixed 293
42% 284 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 111
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 85.2
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 224
QC Float 253
QC Mixed 282
57% 253 Pts
MC Int 264
MC Float 297
MC Mixed 284
42% 282 Pts
10,442 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,494,067 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $117 @ launch in Jan '17
EbayUS $11044 secs
AmazonUS $11519 mins
NeweggUS $1208 hrs
OutletPCUS $12316 hrs
Send price feedback
Typical Core i3-7100 Builds (Compare 4,647 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 - $55

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $494

Popular Core i3-7100 compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your CPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark (UBM).
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write and mixed IO.
  • - Checks include: 4k Align, NCQ, TRIM, SATA, USB & S.M.A.R.T.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the highest voted in class.
  • - Find the best upgrades.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 2018 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance and price.

 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 13 months ago.

Poor (edit your comment) Add link

12 hrs ago.

Runs worse than expected


Excellent

30 days ago.

+


Excellent

6 days ago.

great


Excellent

7 days ago.

Awesome for the price you can't find any better! Awesome for mid tier gaming or if you don't have enough money for your (bigger, more expensive) cpu at the moment but need one nonetheless


Excellent

4 days ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

is good i have this one


Excellent

15 days ago.

ca Numar de nuclee sant 2


Excellent

10 days ago.

Maximum power for it's price


Excellent

23 days ago.

Good


Excellent

2 days ago.

It So Smooth And Cheaper


Good

1 month ago.

71%


Terrible

5 days ago.

Mert jó!


Excellent

14 days ago.

Buen Precio y Muy buen rendimiento!


Good

3 months ago.

l


Good

29 days ago.

Hate


Terrible

5 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

6 months ago.

All i3s except for the 7350k are rubbish.


Terrible

6 months ago.

it low for 4k


Your
opinion?
985 Processors (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different CPUs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $313Nvidia GTX 1070 $430Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
Intel Core i7-7700K $288Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $285Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $146
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $185SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $79G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $931SanDisk Extreme 32GB $23
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $206SanDisk Extreme 16GB $18
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  @Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback