IntelBX80677I57400
IntelBX80684I38100

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.0GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

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4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.6GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q4 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 171,876 user samples
115,651 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 44% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 44% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 204th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
56,225 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 76% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 76%
SPEED RANK: 117th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
62.7 % 70.6 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+13%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
96.5 Pts 107 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+11%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
190 Pts 212 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+12%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
346 Pts 395 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+14%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
353 Pts 400 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+13%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
107 Pts 112 Pts +5%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
209 Pts 224 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+7%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
401 Pts 438 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+9%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
400 Pts 439 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+10%
Market Share
Based on 22,641,976 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.75 % Hugely higher market share.
+88%
0.4 %
Value
Value For Money
69.1 % 88.4 % Better value.
+28%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % 101 % Much more popular.
+68%
Price
Price (score)
$195 $123 Much cheaper.
+37%
Age
Newest
35 Months 26 Months More recent.
+26%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3 GHz 3.6 GHz Faster base frequency.
+20%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 3.6 GHz +3%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
402 Pts 441 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+10%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
357 Pts 403 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+13%
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 UHD 630
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'17 Q4'17
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$182.00 N/A
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR4-2400
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 630 Intel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350.00 MHz 350 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.00 GHz 1.10 GHz
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
2.0 No
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
Yes No
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 Up to 1x16 or 2x8 or 1x8+2x4

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Intel’s i3-8100 from their 8th generation of Core processors is a mainstream quad-core CPU. It is the entry model of the latest Coffee Lake line up with a clock speed of 3.6 GHz. Previously, i3 Kaby Lake processors had two cores with hyperthreading, but now, i3 Coffee Lake processors have 4 cores and offer much better value for money in terms of dollars per core. With a performance profile that closely matches last years mid range Kaby Lake i5's (the then go-to mid range gaming choice) and a price tag of just $120, the i3-8100 represents excellent value for money. Unfortunately, like all Coffe Lake processors, the i3-8100 does require a new 300-series motherboard even though it shares the same LGA1151 socket as the previous generation of Kaby Lake 200 motherboards. Intel were clearly mindful of AMD's similarly priced quad core Ryzen 3 1200 which achieves very comparable single, and quad-core benchmarks to the i3-8100.  [Oct '17 CPUPro]

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