Average Bench: 57.2% (204th of 980)

Based on 7,611 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4170 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 43%Average: 57.2% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4170 averaged 42.7% 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 275Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 271Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,611 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.6 SC Int 101 109
79.9 SC Float 102 111
72.3 SC Mixed 100 110
81% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
170 QC Int 249 277
186 QC Float 267 294
181 QC Mixed 262 290
58.7% 259 Pts
Min Avg Max
209 MC Int 257 277
222 MC Float 275 294
219 MC Mixed 271 292
40% 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 290
QC Mixed 289
64% 283 Pts
MC Int 276
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 292
43% 287 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 275
QC Float 293
QC Mixed 287
65% 285 Pts
MC Int 277
MC Float 295
MC Mixed 289
43% 287 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 279
QC Float 290
QC Mixed 285
64% 285 Pts
MC Int 276
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 292
43% 288 Pts
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 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 291
QC Mixed 284
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 269
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 286
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 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 283
QC Mixed 274
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 262
MC Float 282
MC Mixed 278
41% 274 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 277
QC Mixed 271
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 258
MC Float 279
MC Mixed 274
40% 270 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.4
SC Float 90.1
SC Mixed 80.9
68% 85.5 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 291
QC Mixed 288
64% 283 Pts
MC Int 273
MC Float 292
MC Mixed 288
42% 284 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.3
SC Float 66.2
SC Mixed 74
56% 70.2 Pts
QC Int 195
QC Float 192
QC Mixed 186
43% 191 Pts
MC Int 227
MC Float 237
MC Mixed 260
36% 241 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 50%
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Workstation
Workstation 27%
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Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

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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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