Average Bench: 57.3% (187th of 961)

Based on 5,499 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4170 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 42%Average: 57.3% Great: 62%
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

Single Core Integer Speed 101Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 102Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4170 is just 19.9%. 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 274Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 271Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,499 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.3 SC Int 101 109
75.7 SC Float 102 111
74 SC Mixed 100 108
80.8% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
170 QC Int 250 277
178 QC Float 267 293
183 QC Mixed 263 290
59% 260 Pts
Min Avg Max
212 MC Int 258 277
227 MC Float 274 294
225 MC Mixed 271 291
40.1% 268 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 107
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 292
QC Mixed 290
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 276
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 286
43% 285 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 106
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 286
64% 281 Pts
MC Int 271
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 282
42% 281 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 106
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 237
QC Float 283
QC Mixed 277
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 233
MC Float 271
MC Mixed 259
38% 254 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 243
QC Float 287
QC Mixed 277
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 273
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 284
42% 282 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 276
QC Mixed 267
61% 267 Pts
MC Int 261
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 267
40% 268 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 29.8
SC Float 36.3
SC Mixed 43.1
29% 36.4 Pts
QC Int 259
QC Float 242
QC Mixed 273
58% 258 Pts
MC Int 236
MC Float 244
MC Mixed 278
38% 253 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 1 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84
SC Float 81
SC Mixed 97
70% 87.3 Pts
QC Int 105
QC Float 105
QC Mixed 103
24% 104 Pts
MC Int 106
MC Float 96.5
MC Mixed 98
15% 100 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 50%
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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
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