Average Bench: 57.7% (231st of 1084)

Based on 10,919 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4170 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 44%Average: 57.7% Great: 63%
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 Integer Speed 101Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 101Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4170 is just 18.8%. 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 275Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 270Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,919 samples)
Min Avg Max
72 SC Int 101 109
77.4 SC Float 102 110
74.2 SC Mixed 101 110
81.1% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
180 QC Int 250 276
199 QC Float 269 294
193 QC Mixed 264 289
59.1% 261 Pts
Min Avg Max
208 MC Int 257 276
221 MC Float 275 295
213 MC Mixed 270 292
40% 268 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 281
QC Mixed 292
64% 281 Pts
MC Int 277
MC Float 298
MC Mixed 293
43% 289 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 291
QC Mixed 286
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 273
MC Float 292
MC Mixed 288
43% 284 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 289
QC Mixed 284
64% 281 Pts
MC Int 272
MC Float 292
MC Mixed 287
42% 284 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 109
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 282
63% 279 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 288
MC Mixed 282
42% 280 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 264
QC Mixed 268
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 250
MC Float 271
MC Mixed 263
39% 261 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.9
SC Float 83.3
SC Mixed 104
76% 95.2 Pts
QC Int 253
QC Float 272
QC Mixed 229
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 260
MC Float 282
MC Mixed 270
40% 271 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.9
SC Float 85.2
SC Mixed 81.8
65% 81.3 Pts
QC Int 172
QC Float 193
QC Mixed 224
44% 196 Pts
MC Int 220
MC Float 234
MC Mixed 215
33% 223 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.8
SC Float 69
SC Mixed 75.4
56% 69.7 Pts
QC Int 209
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 226
49% 217 Pts
MC Int 239
MC Float 234
MC Mixed 238
36% 237 Pts
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Typical Core i3-4170 Builds (Compare 4,613 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
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Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $60

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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

1 month ago.

An really good piece of Hardware!


Good

14 days ago.

it my new cpu


Excellent

1 month ago.

Quite high Price/Perfomance Ratio


Good

5 months ago.

Good combined with the 1050ti or 750ti.


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