IntelBX8071512100F
AMD
$110

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.3GHz, Alder Lake.
Release date: Q1 2022.

 $110 

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.6GHz, Bulldozer.
Release date: Q4 2011.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 44,331 user samples
11,860 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 90% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 90% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 114th / 1439
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
32,471 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 58% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 39% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 39% Great: 58%
SPEED RANK: 754th / 1439
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
94.1 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+83%
51.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
83.8 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+9%
76.7 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
172 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+209%
55.7 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
323 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+226%
99.2 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
565 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+269%
153 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
788 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+399%
158 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
91 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+7%
84.7 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
178 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+168%
66.5 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
344 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+177%
124 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
647 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+239%
191 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
823 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+329%
192 Pts
Market Share
Based on 67,313,435 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.32 % Insanely higher market share.
+3,100%
0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
127 % Hugely better value.
+91%
66.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
98 % Hugely more popular.
+88%
52 %
Price
Price (score)
$94 Cheaper.
+14%
$110
Age
Newest
25 Months Hugely more recent.
+83%
148 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
58 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+39%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
10 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+69%
32 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.3 GHz 3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+13%
3.8 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
828 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+325%
195 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
795 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+400%
159 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Alder Lake Bulldozer
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1700 AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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Gaming is more accessible with the i3-12100F: Intel’s entry level Alder Lake desktop processor. Higher end Alder Lake processors feature a combination of performance and efficiency cores, however, the 12100F contains just four hyper-threaded Golden Cove performance cores. It has a max boost frequency of 4.3 GHz, 12 MB of L3 cache and a 58W TDP. The 12100F is keenly priced at around $130 USD and needs to be paired with a new chipset such as the B660. Only users with discrete GPUs should consider “F” models as they do not have integrated graphics. Whilst a budget PC built around the 12100F represents unbeatable value for money, the 6-core i5-12400F, with 50% stronger multi-core, is a better option for gamers with 3060+ tier GPUs. AMD do not have any CPUs competing in this price segment. Entry level gamers, who cannot find reasonably priced discrete GPUs, could consider the similarly performing Ryzen 5 5600G APU which has integrated RX Vega graphics that are around three times faster than Intel's UHD 730. [Jan '22 CPUPro]

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The AMD FX-4100 is an inexpensive entry level quad-core processor. It was released in Q4 of 2011 and at the time was AMD’s budget chip on its latest Bulldozer architecture. Its base clock speed of 3.6 GHz boosts to 3.8 GHz in turbo mode and with appropriate cooling can be over-clocked to speeds of 4.9 GHz. Even though these numbers appear impressive, the real world effective speed only averages 59. This should be fine for general computing and even gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. It’s the FX-4100’s single-core performance which lets it down when compared to similarly priced Intel processors such as the Core i3-3225. Since the majority of daily computing relies single core performance typical desktop users will find better value elsewhere. [Nov '14 CPUPro]

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