Average Bench: 39.4% (493rd of 1104)

Based on 5,990 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806E9, , 17CBFBFF000806E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100U CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 30%Average: 39.4% Great: 43%
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i3-7100U averaged 60.5% 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 69.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7100U is just 13.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-7100U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 188Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 198Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,990 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.9 SC Int 65.5 73
51.5 SC Float 69.3 76.3
49 SC Mixed 67.6 74.8
54% 67.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
121 QC Int 169 187
135 QC Float 192 213
129 QC Mixed 183 203
41.1% 181 Pts
Min Avg Max
141 MC Int 174 188
152 MC Float 198 214
150 MC Mixed 188 202
27.9% 187 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 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.5
SC Float 76.2
SC Mixed 74.7
59% 73.8 Pts
QC Int 186
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 202
45% 200 Pts
MC Int 186
MC Float 211
MC Mixed 201
30% 199 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.3
SC Float 69.7
SC Mixed 73.2
57% 71.4 Pts
QC Int 186
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 200
45% 199 Pts
MC Int 178
MC Float 200
MC Mixed 202
29% 193 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.5
SC Float 75.3
SC Mixed 74.5
59% 73.8 Pts
QC Int 183
QC Float 207
QC Mixed 198
44% 196 Pts
MC Int 183
MC Float 206
MC Mixed 197
29% 196 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.5
SC Float 74.9
SC Mixed 73.2
58% 72.2 Pts
QC Int 180
QC Float 201
QC Mixed 194
43% 192 Pts
MC Int 177
MC Float 205
MC Mixed 197
29% 193 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.4
SC Float 65.5
SC Mixed 67.6
53% 65.8 Pts
QC Int 184
QC Float 206
QC Mixed 200
44% 197 Pts
MC Int 185
MC Float 210
MC Mixed 200
30% 198 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 55.1
SC Float 65.9
SC Mixed 68.7
51% 63.2 Pts
QC Int 159
QC Float 156
QC Mixed 170
37% 162 Pts
MC Int 178
MC Float 207
MC Mixed 196
29% 194 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 33.7
SC Float 66.6
SC Mixed 61.2
43% 53.8 Pts
QC Int 167
QC Float 194
QC Mixed 182
41% 181 Pts
MC Int 162
MC Float 181
MC Mixed 180
26% 174 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 41
SC Float 43
SC Mixed 37
32% 40.3 Pts
QC Int 81.9
QC Float 82.1
QC Mixed 101
20% 88.4 Pts
MC Int 88.4
MC Float 98.7
MC Mixed 86.1
14% 91.1 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,842,285 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-7100U Builds (Compare 1,755 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-7100U Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ3'16
Processor Numberi3-7100U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$281.00
Clock Speed2.40 GHz
Bus Speed4 GT/s OPI
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 620
Graphics Base Frequency300.00 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.00 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory32 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12

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
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size42mm X 24mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Poor (edit your comment) Add link

4 days ago.

Decent processor with okay integrated graphics


Terrible

3 months ago.

Chick sitting next to me in class has it. EWWW


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