IntelBX8070110100
IntelBX8070110100

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.6GHz, Comet Lake.
Release date: Q2 2020.

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.6GHz, Comet Lake.
Release date: Q2 2020.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 19,202 user samples
9,601 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 77th / 1288
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
9,601 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 77th / 1288
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
85 % 85 %
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
85 % 85 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
89.7 Pts 89.7 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts 125 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
241 Pts 241 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
433 Pts 433 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
661 Pts 661 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.1 Pts 95.1 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts 131 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
257 Pts 257 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
492 Pts 492 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
692 Pts 692 Pts
Market Share
Based on 40,522,955 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.25 % 0.25 %
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.25 % 0.25 %
Value
Value For Money
106 % 106 %
Value
Value For Money
106 % 106 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
95 % 95 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
95 % 95 %
Price
Price (score)
$124 $124
Price
Price (score)
$124 $124
Age
Newest
10 Months 10 Months
Age
Newest
10 Months 10 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz 4.3 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
694 Pts 694 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
667 Pts 667 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Comet Lake Comet Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1200 FCLGA1200
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 UHD 630

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The i3-10100 is Intel’s entry level 10th generation Comet Lake processor and represents the best value for money within the line-up. This quad-core hyper-threaded 65 Watt processor ships with a cooler and is capable of 4.3 GHz single and 4.1 GHz all core boosts. Although the i3-10100 requires a new LGA1200 motherboard, Intel have guaranteed that LGA1200 will be compatible with the next generation of Rocket Lake CPUs, expected later this year. Running at stock (2666 MHz) RAM frequency handicaps performance by as much as 15% so gamers should pair the 10100 with a Z490 motherboard. This will both open an upgrade path to higher tier "K" tier CPUs and unlock higher XMP RAM speeds (here is one of the builds from our EFps test lab). When paired with an RTX 2060S, the 10100 lags just 13% behind the i9-10900K flagship. The 10100 allows budget gamers to allocate more money towards a better GPU which often results in a stronger overall gaming system. At a retail price of $122 USD, the 10100 competes against AMD’s quad-core Ryzen 3 3300X. Game EFps and effective speed benchmarks show that the 10100’s lower memory latency gives it the edge. In addition, unlike the 3300X, the 10100 also packs integrated graphics with Quick Sync hardware encoding, which alleviates the need for desktop users to purchase a separate GPU. In order to achieve better value for money, it is necessary to consider the older generation 9100F, which, when paired with a 2060S, is 39% cheaper ($75 USD) for comparable gaming performance. [Jun '20 CPUPro]

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