IntelBX80646I34350
IntelBX80646I34160

2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.6GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q2 2014.

2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.6GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q3 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 44,846 user samples
449 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Base clock 3.6 GHz
Worst Bench: 54% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 54% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 403rd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
44,397 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 70% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 48% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 48% Great: 70%
SPEED RANK: 477th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
65.7 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
61.9 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.8 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+9%
80.9 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
96.6 Pts +2% 94.6 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
169 Pts +1% 167 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
254 Pts +2% 249 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
257 Pts +1% 255 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95 Pts +2% 92.9 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
107 Pts +1% 106 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
203 Pts +2% 200 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
280 Pts 280 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
281 Pts 281 Pts
Market Share
Based on 45,017,567 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.11 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
76.4 % 78 % +2%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 54 % +4%
Price
Price (score)
$160 $120 Cheaper.
+25%
Age
Newest
86 Months 82 Months +5%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
54 Watts 54 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores 2 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm 22 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
284 Pts +0% 283 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
260 Pts +2% 256 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell Haswell
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 FCLGA1150
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4600 HD 4400
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'14 Q3'14
Cache
Cache
4 MB SmartCache 3 MB SmartCache
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$138.00 - $147.00 $117.00
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 4600 Intel® HD Graphics 4400

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The Intel Core i3-4160 is a dual-core four threaded 4th generation (Haswell) processor. It was released in Q3 2014 and scores a respectable 91 for effective speed. With its base frequency of 3.6 GHz, the 4160 is fast enough to run the vast majority of applications smoothly and it’s very reasonably priced for its performance which make it a sensible choice even when considering building a gaming PC. Although the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400 are absolutely fine for general desktop use such as web browsing and word processing they may bottleneck a gaming machine. A 20% price premium would buy the slightly older i3-4350 which has a 33% larger (4MB) cache but its only about 1% faster (full comparison here). Overall the i3-4160 represents the best value for money I have seen outside Intel's Pentium and Celeron range of CPUs. [Nov '14 CPUPro]

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