Average Bench: 64.3% (185th of 1117)

Based on 15,605 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 51%Average: 64.3% Great: 70%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7100 averaged 35.7% 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 114Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 110Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7100 is just 19.3%. 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 307Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 323Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,605 samples)
Min Avg Max
79.6 SC Int 107 117
84.9 SC Float 114 124
82.5 SC Mixed 110 120
88% 110 Pts
Min Avg Max
199 QC Int 276 303
230 QC Float 315 346
223 QC Mixed 299 328
67.2% 297 Pts
Min Avg Max
241 MC Int 285 304
267 MC Float 323 346
253 MC Mixed 307 331
45.6% 305 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 101
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 99.3
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 327
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 305
MC Float 346
MC Mixed 332
49% 328 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 279
QC Float 294
QC Mixed 269
64% 281 Pts
MC Int 282
MC Float 326
MC Mixed 293
45% 300 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.9
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 108
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 341
QC Mixed 269
66% 294 Pts
MC Int 252
MC Float 322
MC Mixed 279
42% 284 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69
SC Float 69.3
SC Mixed 75.9
57% 71.4 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 244
QC Mixed 285
58% 257 Pts
MC Int 267
MC Float 301
MC Mixed 288
43% 285 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.3
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 78.8
80% 99.6 Pts
QC Int 232
QC Float 260
QC Mixed 243
56% 245 Pts
MC Int 269
MC Float 327
MC Mixed 313
45% 303 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,749,089 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $117 @ launch in Jan '17
AmazonUS $11513 mins
NeweggUS $11512 days
EbayUS $11521 mins
OutletPCUS $1234 days
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Typical Core i3-7100 Builds (Compare 6,722 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 - $45

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $494

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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 18 months ago.

Good

3 months ago.

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


Excellent

4 hrs ago.

a


Good

17 days ago.

Buen Precio y Muy buen rendimiento!


Terrible

1 day ago.

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


Terrible

21 days ago.

hate the fact it has 2 cores only


Excellent

21 days ago.

its cheap and runs game good


Terrible

9 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

14 days ago.

i hate


Poor

10 months ago.

All i3s except for the 7350k are rubbish.


Terrible

11 months ago.

it low for 4k


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