Average Bench: 57.3% (250th of 1110)

Based on 11,943 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4170 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 43%Average: 57.3% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4170 averaged 42.6% 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 Integer Speed 99.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4170 is just 20%. 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 274Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 269Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,943 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.2 SC Int 99.4 109
75.2 SC Float 101 111
71 SC Mixed 101 110
80.3% 100 Pts
Min Avg Max
171 QC Int 248 275
194 QC Float 267 294
188 QC Mixed 262 289
58.7% 259 Pts
Min Avg Max
204 MC Int 257 276
216 MC Float 274 295
203 MC Mixed 269 292
39.9% 267 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
SC Int 108
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 273
QC Float 293
QC Mixed 289
65% 285 Pts
MC Int 275
MC Float 293
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 108
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 289
QC Mixed 288
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 277
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 293
43% 288 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 108
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 289
QC Mixed 282
64% 280 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 292
MC Mixed 287
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 108
SC Mixed 108
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 283
61% 271 Pts
MC Int 266
MC Float 280
MC Mixed 274
41% 274 Pts
LGA1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 106
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 289
QC Mixed 277
62% 276 Pts
MC Int 254
MC Float 283
MC Mixed 273
40% 270 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 271
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 264
MC Float 282
MC Mixed 278
41% 275 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.9
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 104
74% 93.2 Pts
QC Int 219
QC Float 242
QC Mixed 255
54% 239 Pts
MC Int 262
MC Float 288
MC Mixed 275
41% 275 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 96.9
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 225
QC Float 223
QC Mixed 211
50% 220 Pts
MC Int 226
MC Float 213
MC Mixed 255
35% 231 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 15%
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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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Excellent

18 days ago.

An really good piece of Hardware!


Excellent

3 months ago.

Quite high Price/Perfomance Ratio


Good

7 months ago.

Good combined with the 1050ti or 750ti.


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