IntelBX8071513100F
AMD
$110
 $110 

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 33,468 user samples
997 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 90% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 90% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 104th / 1442
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
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: 757th / 1442
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
96 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+87%
51.4 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
83.2 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+8%
76.7 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
179 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+221%
55.7 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
335 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+238%
99.2 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
589 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+285%
153 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
828 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+424%
158 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
91.2 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+8%
84.7 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
186 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+180%
66.5 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
361 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+191%
124 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
667 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+249%
191 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
864 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+350%
192 Pts
Market Share
Based on 67,672,014 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
Value
Value For Money
122 % Hugely better value.
+84%
66.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
87 % Much more popular.
+67%
52 %
Price
Price (score)
$117 $110 Slightly cheaper.
+6%
Age
Newest
15 Months Hugely more recent.
+90%
150 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
3.4 GHz 3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.5 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+18%
3.8 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
866 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+344%
195 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
832 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+423%
159 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Raptor Lake Bulldozer
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1700 AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The Raptor Lake Intel i3-13100F is practically identical to its predecessor, the 12100F. They both feature four hyper-threaded Golden Cove P-cores. The only differences are a 100 MHz base and a 200 MHz boost clock increase which result in a 2% effective speed improvement. With an MSRP of $110 USD, The i3-13100F is the obvious choice for entry level gaming builds. It offers performance that almost matches the previous generations, higher tier, i5-12400F. Since Intel don’t care for long term relationships with PC hardware influencers, for product launches, they often end up sponsoring influencers that are mostly funded by AMD. As a result, Intel rarely get positive marketing coverage beyond launch, and their products remain relatively under priced compared to AMD. When paired with a DDR4 motherboard the 13100F/13400F CPUs (at MSRP) offer unbeatable/good value to entry/mid level PC gamers. High end gamers should investigate the 13600K, which thanks to both higher clocks and higher IPC (Raptor Cove), is around 15% faster than the 13400F. [Jan '23 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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