Average Bench: 57% (204th of 981)

Based on 9,236 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4170 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 57% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4170 averaged 42.9% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 101Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 101Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4170 is 22.2%. 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 273Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 269Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,236 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.8 SC Int 99.6 109
74.5 SC Float 101 111
69.2 SC Mixed 101 110
80.4% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
162 QC Int 246 276
177 QC Float 264 294
177 QC Mixed 260 289
58.1% 257 Pts
Min Avg Max
197 MC Int 255 276
217 MC Float 273 295
211 MC Mixed 269 292
39.8% 266 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 108
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 110
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 273
QC Float 293
QC Mixed 287
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 271
MC Float 293
MC Mixed 290
43% 285 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 292
QC Mixed 285
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 267
MC Float 284
MC Mixed 281
42% 277 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 255
QC Float 265
QC Mixed 280
60% 267 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 288
MC Mixed 286
42% 282 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 105
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 259
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 282
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 266
MC Float 287
MC Mixed 283
42% 279 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 92.2
SC Mixed 99.9
77% 96.6 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 262
61% 268 Pts
MC Int 260
MC Float 261
MC Mixed 269
40% 263 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 100
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 212
QC Float 211
QC Mixed 204
47% 209 Pts
MC Int 224
MC Float 242
MC Mixed 241
35% 236 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 77.4
SC Float 84.1
SC Mixed 77.2
64% 79.6 Pts
QC Int 220
QC Float 236
QC Mixed 227
52% 228 Pts
MC Int 253
MC Float 269
MC Mixed 265
39% 262 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
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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

 Comments

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Good

13 days ago.

An really good piece of Hardware!


Poor

5 months ago.

Quite high Price/Perfomance Ratio


Good

2 months ago.

Good combined with the 1050ti or 750ti.


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