Intel
IntelBX80684I39100F
  

4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.40 GHz, 45 W.
Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 15,874 user samples
9,978 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 46% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 46% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 126th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
5,896 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 68% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 68% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 64th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
69.8 % 79.5 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+14%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
110 Pts 121 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+10%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
212 Pts 238 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+12%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
369 Pts 444 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+20%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
536 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+19%
450 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts 129 Pts +3%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
248 Pts 254 Pts +2%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
470 Pts 487 Pts +4%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
660 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+35%
488 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,447,541 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.52 % Much higher market share.
+68%
0.31 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % 160 % Hugely more popular.
+186%
Age
Newest
8+ Months 8 Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
661 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+35%
491 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
547 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+20%
454 Pts
Cache
Cache
8 MB SmartCache 6 MB SmartCache
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI 8 GT/s DMI3
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
128 GB 64 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133 DDR4-2400
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
41.8 GB/s 37.5 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
No Yes
Package Size
Package Size
42mm x 28mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No

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good 8 thread performance , runs well with all gpus 1650-1660 ti  [Oct '19 Viper207]

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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 barely pulls ahead in any of the top five games[Oct '19 CPUPro]

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