Average Bench: 57.7% (177th of 952)

Based on 4,448 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4170 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 44%Average: 57.7% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4170 averaged 42.3% 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 103Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 101Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4170 is just 17.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-4170 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 277Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 273Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,448 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.3 SC Int 101 109
82.6 SC Float 103 111
79.1 SC Mixed 101 108
81.3% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
178 QC Int 251 276
195 QC Float 269 294
190 QC Mixed 265 290
59.3% 262 Pts
Min Avg Max
214 MC Int 260 277
229 MC Float 277 294
225 MC Mixed 273 292
40.4% 270 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 108
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 107
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 276
QC Float 292
QC Mixed 287
64% 285 Pts
MC Int 276
MC Float 293
MC Mixed 290
43% 286 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 107
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 290
QC Mixed 287
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 273
MC Float 292
MC Mixed 286
42% 284 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.8
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 106
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 275
QC Float 293
QC Mixed 286
64% 285 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 293
MC Mixed 284
42% 284 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 106
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 273
QC Float 290
QC Mixed 273
63% 279 Pts
MC Int 267
MC Float 291
MC Mixed 286
42% 281 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 102
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 266
QC Mixed 281
62% 271 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 283
MC Mixed 267
41% 273 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 105
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 263
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 230
MC Float 250
MC Mixed 254
37% 245 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
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Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-4170 Processor (3M Cache, 3.70 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ1'15
Processor Numberi3-4170
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.7 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP54 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4400
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express RevisionUp to 3.0
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
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1150

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
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