Intel
IntelBX8070110100
  

4 Cores, 8 Threads @1.60 GHz, 15 W.
Release date ≈ Q2 2019.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 21,539 user samples
18,191 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 80% Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 47% Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 47% Great: 80%
SPEED RANK: 375th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
3,348 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 70th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
66.1 % 85.4 % Faster effective speed.
+29%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
75.3 Pts 90.2 Pts Lower memory latency.
+20%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
105 Pts 125 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+19%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
197 Pts 241 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+22%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
314 Pts 435 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+39%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
426 Pts 663 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+56%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
89.5 Pts 95.1 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+6%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
124 Pts 131 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+6%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
245 Pts 258 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+5%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
431 Pts 496 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+15%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
615 Pts 692 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+13%
Market Share
Based on 36,107,584 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.26 % Much higher market share.
+53%
0.17 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
66 % 191 % Hugely more popular.
+189%
Age
Newest
17+ Months 6 Months Much more recent.
+65%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
610 Pts 694 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+14%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
409 Pts 671 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+64%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'19 Q2'20
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
4.20 GHz 4.30 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
4 GT/s 8 GT/s
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 128 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133, LPDDR4-2933 DDR4-2666
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
45.8 GB/s 41.6 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® UHD Graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
300 MHz 350 MHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
32 GB 64 GB
Package Size
Package Size
46mm x 24mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1 Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4

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It's actually quite snappy for a 15w CPU, using the web, spreadsheets and other light software feels just as fast as my 6700k. [May '20 jetjix]

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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 for comparable gaming performance. [Jun '20 CPUPro]

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