IntelBX80684I39100F
IntelBX80677I37100

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.6GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q2 2019.

2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.9GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 100,644 user samples
45,233 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 109th / 1265
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
55,411 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 74% Base clock 3.9 GHz
Worst Bench: 53% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 53% Great: 74%
SPEED RANK: 354th / 1265
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
81.8 % Faster effective speed.
+22%
66.8 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.7 Pts +4% 84.5 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
120 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+10%
109 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
236 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+24%
191 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
438 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+54%
285 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
442 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+52%
290 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.2 Pts +0% 94 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+8%
120 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
253 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+12%
226 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
486 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+50%
323 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
484 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+49%
324 Pts
Market Share
Based on 33,636,312 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.7 % Hugely higher market share.
+192%
0.24 %
Value
Value For Money
117 % Much better value.
+38%
84.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
197 % Hugely more popular.
+208%
64 %
Price
Price (score)
$75 Much cheaper.
+36%
$117
Age
Newest
18 Months Much more recent.
+60%
45 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 51 Watts More energy efficient.
+22%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
2 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.9 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+8%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
3.9 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
489 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+49%
328 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
446 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+52%
293 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake Kaby Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 630
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'19 Q1'17
Cache
Cache
6 MB SmartCache 3 MB
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2400 DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
Yes No
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
No Yes
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
No Yes

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Intel’s Core i3-9100F is a quad-core 9th generation Coffee Lake desktop processor. It features base / boost clocks of 3.6 / 4.2 GHz, 6 MB of cache, a 65W TDP and it ships with a cooler. Gamers should pair the 9100F with a Z390 motherboard and unlock higher XMP RAM speeds. This will deliver up to a 15% fps boost which is well worth it considering that many Z390 boards are available for around $100 USD (here is one of the builds from our EFps test lab). The 9100F has great single core performance coupled with a strong memory sub system. This enables it to deliver excellent all round performance, easily holding its own against far pricier CPUs for the majority of use cases. The heavily hyped 12 threaded 6 core Ryzen 3600, paired with a 2060S, barely pulls ahead in any of the top five games. [Oct '19 CPUPro]

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