Average Bench: 66.1% (125th of 961)

Based on 2,027 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 52%Average: 66.1% 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 33.9% 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 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 18.5%. 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 315Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 330Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,027 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.8 SC Int 111 119
92.2 SC Float 117 124
91.1 SC Mixed 114 122
91.1% 114 Pts
Min Avg Max
205 QC Int 282 307
233 QC Float 321 347
230 QC Mixed 305 331
68.5% 303 Pts
Min Avg Max
250 MC Int 290 307
283 MC Float 330 348
268 MC Mixed 315 333
46.6% 312 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 119
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 122
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 329
74% 327 Pts
MC Int 306
MC Float 346
MC Mixed 332
49% 328 Pts
U3E1, 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 346
QC Mixed 328
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 294
MC Float 344
MC Mixed 329
48% 322 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 120
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 344
QC Mixed 327
73% 324 Pts
MC Int 303
MC Float 346
MC Mixed 327
49% 325 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 121
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 321
72% 317 Pts
MC Int 301
MC Float 343
MC Mixed 332
49% 325 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 115
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 114
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 280
QC Float 286
QC Mixed 318
67% 295 Pts
MC Int 298
MC Float 340
MC Mixed 323
48% 320 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $70

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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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