Average Bench: 66% (168th of 1083)

Based on 12,043 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 54%Average: 66% 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 16.8%. 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 328Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,043 samples)
Min Avg Max
88.8 SC Int 112 120
94.3 SC Float 117 124
89.4 SC Mixed 114 122
91.5% 114 Pts
Min Avg Max
215 QC Int 282 306
239 QC Float 322 347
236 QC Mixed 305 330
68.6% 303 Pts
Min Avg Max
244 MC Int 288 306
278 MC Float 328 348
259 MC Mixed 312 334
46.3% 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 119
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 122
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 335
74% 327 Pts
MC Int 302
MC Float 278
MC Mixed 333
46% 304 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 117
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 120
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 285
QC Float 326
QC Mixed 314
70% 308 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 328
MC Mixed 315
46% 311 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.6
SC Float 95.4
SC Mixed 97.2
76% 94.7 Pts
QC Int 227
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 236
54% 237 Pts
MC Int 266
MC Float 308
MC Mixed 286
43% 286 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,410,831 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $117 @ launch in Jan '17
EbayUS $11026 mins
AmazonUS $11519 mins
NeweggUS $1157 hrs
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Typical Core i3-7100 Builds (Compare 5,513 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 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good 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 15 months ago.

Good

1 month ago.

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


Excellent

6 days ago.

best processor for me ;p


Excellent

20 days ago.

It's fast !


Excellent

1 month ago.

Buen Precio y Muy buen rendimiento!


Terrible

6 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

8 months ago.

All i3s except for the 7350k are rubbish.


Terrible

8 months ago.

it low for 4k


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