IntelBX8070110100
Intel

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

  

2 Cores, 4 Threads @1.7 GHz, Haswell.
Release date ≤ Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 53,747 user samples
20,502 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 86th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
33,245 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 53% Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 32% Base clock 1.7 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 32% Great: 53%
SPEED RANK: 845th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
85.8 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+86%
46 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
89.4 Pts Lower memory latency.
+23%
72.7 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
126 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+195%
42.7 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
245 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+222%
76 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
443 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+285%
115 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
668 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+466%
118 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.3 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+12%
84.2 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
132 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+164%
50 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
258 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+181%
91.8 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
494 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+274%
132 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
692 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+424%
132 Pts
Market Share
Based on 46,379,539 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.28 % Hugely higher market share.
+155%
0.11 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
87 % Much more popular.
+71%
51 %
Age
Newest
16 Months Hugely more recent.
+82%
89+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
695 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+423%
133 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
674 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+466%
119 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'20 Q3'13
Cache
Cache
6 MB Intel® Smart Cache 3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography
Lithography
14 nm 22 nm
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s 5 GT/s DMI2
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
128 GB 16 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2666 DDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
41.6 GB/s 25.6 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® UHD Graphics 630 Intel® HD graphics 4400
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350 MHz 200 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.10 GHz 950 MHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
64 GB 2 GB
Package Size
Package Size
37.5mm x 37.5mm 40mm x 24mm x 1.5mm
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
2 No
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
Yes No
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3 2.0
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 4x1, 1x4, 1x2
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
16 10

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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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