Average Bench: 56.2% (257th of 1121)

Based on 12,227 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4170 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 42%Average: 56.2% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4170 averaged 43.8% 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 98.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 98.3Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4170 is 20.4%. 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 270Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 266Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,227 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.2 SC Int 98.6 109
73 SC Float 98.9 110
69.8 SC Mixed 98.3 109
78.9% 98.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
158 QC Int 244 274
183 QC Float 264 293
186 QC Mixed 258 288
57.9% 255 Pts
Min Avg Max
192 MC Int 253 274
203 MC Float 270 294
205 MC Mixed 266 290
39.3% 263 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, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 109
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 294
QC Mixed 288
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 273
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 289
43% 285 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 108
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 292
QC Mixed 284
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 269
MC Float 287
MC Mixed 284
42% 280 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 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 280
62% 275 Pts
MC Int 267
MC Float 285
MC Mixed 279
41% 277 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 107
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 281
QC Mixed 255
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 268
MC Float 272
MC Mixed 283
41% 274 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.6
SC Float 60.6
SC Mixed 88.9
60% 75 Pts
QC Int 243
QC Float 257
QC Mixed 245
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 243
MC Float 257
MC Mixed 253
38% 251 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.4
SC Float 96.9
SC Mixed 95.3
77% 95.9 Pts
QC Int 215
QC Float 236
QC Mixed 219
51% 223 Pts
MC Int 223
MC Float 242
MC Mixed 236
35% 234 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.9
SC Float 90.7
SC Mixed 89.8
73% 91.5 Pts
QC Int 215
QC Float 231
QC Mixed 222
50% 223 Pts
MC Int 237
MC Float 255
MC Mixed 250
37% 248 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,269,902 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i3-4170 Builds (Compare 5,843 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $363

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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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Excellent

2 months ago.

An really good piece of Hardware!


Excellent

5 months ago.

Quite high Price/Perfomance Ratio


Good

9 months ago.

Good combined with the 1050ti or 750ti.


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