Average Bench: 57.2% (193rd of 968)

Based on 6,434 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4170 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 44%Average: 57.2% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4170 averaged 42.8% 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 100Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 102Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4170 is just 18.4%. 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 275Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 270Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,434 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.8 SC Int 100 109
76.9 SC Float 102 111
77.5 SC Mixed 100 108
80.6% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
172 QC Int 249 277
192 QC Float 266 294
191 QC Mixed 262 290
58.7% 259 Pts
Min Avg Max
211 MC Int 258 277
224 MC Float 275 294
216 MC Mixed 270 291
40.1% 267 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 107
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 275
QC Float 289
QC Mixed 289
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 276
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 292
43% 287 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 275
QC Mixed 270
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 253
MC Float 253
MC Mixed 265
38% 257 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.2
SC Float 78.3
SC Mixed 89.4
70% 87.3 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 289
QC Mixed 284
64% 281 Pts
MC Int 262
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 266
40% 268 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 106
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 254
QC Float 272
QC Mixed 249
59% 258 Pts
MC Int 254
MC Float 274
MC Mixed 271
40% 266 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,691,116 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i3-4170 Builds (Compare 2,775 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
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Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $225

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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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Quite high Price/Perfomance Ratio


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