Average Bench: 42.3% (373rd of 980)

more Based on 12,634 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, , BFEBFBFF000306A9, 0000000000000000, 0FABFBFF000206A7, 00000000000206A7 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 32%Average: 42.3% Great: 46%
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3-2100 averaged 57.7% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.4Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 75.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2100 is just 14.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-2100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 197Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 197Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,634 samples)
Min Avg Max
52 SC Int 74.6 81.3
55.5 SC Float 75.8 82
54.4 SC Mixed 75.4 81.7
60.2% 75.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
125 QC Int 185 203
131 QC Float 191 209
131 QC Mixed 192 210
42.8% 189 Pts
Min Avg Max
153 MC Int 191 205
154 MC Float 197 210
156 MC Mixed 197 212
29.2% 195 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
SC Int 76.6
SC Float 77.2
SC Mixed 80.8
63% 78.2 Pts
QC Int 189
QC Float 205
QC Mixed 207
45% 200 Pts
MC Int 198
MC Float 206
MC Mixed 210
31% 204 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.5
SC Float 81.7
SC Mixed 77.3
64% 80.2 Pts
QC Int 203
QC Float 207
QC Mixed 208
47% 206 Pts
MC Int 203
MC Float 208
MC Mixed 208
31% 206 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.9
SC Float 72.7
SC Mixed 72.1
60% 75.2 Pts
QC Int 190
QC Float 179
QC Mixed 198
43% 189 Pts
MC Int 196
MC Float 201
MC Mixed 199
30% 199 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
SC Int 67.5
SC Float 74.1
SC Mixed 68.3
56% 70 Pts
QC Int 195
QC Float 195
QC Mixed 197
44% 196 Pts
MC Int 198
MC Float 205
MC Mixed 207
30% 203 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
SC Int 53.2
SC Float 60.7
SC Mixed 59.4
46% 57.8 Pts
QC Int 170
QC Float 191
QC Mixed 207
43% 189 Pts
MC Int 198
MC Float 203
MC Mixed 195
30% 199 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 46.7
SC Float 49.3
SC Mixed 47.2
38% 47.7 Pts
QC Int 96.4
QC Float 65.2
QC Mixed 86.3
19% 82.6 Pts
MC Int 130
MC Float 152
MC Mixed 183
23% 155 Pts
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Typical Core i3-2100 Builds (Compare 16,174 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-2100 Processor (3M Cache, 3.10 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi3-2100
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended Price$120.00
Clock Speed3.1 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP65 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ3'2013

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 2000
Graphics Base Frequency850 MHz
Wireless DisplayNo
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

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
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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