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IntelBX80684I39100F

18 Cores, 36 Threads @2.60 GHz, Skylake.
Release date ≈ Q3 2017.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 8,686 user samples
2,208 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 71% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 50th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO
6,478 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 65th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
83.4 % +5% 79.5 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
123 Pts +2% 121 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
242 Pts +2% 238 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
465 Pts +4% 445 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
921 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+105%
449 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
145 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+12%
129 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
288 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+13%
254 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
562 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+15%
489 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1132 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+131%
490 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,582,007 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.37 % Insanely higher market share.
+3,600%
Value
Value For Money
55.8 % 110 % Hugely better value.
+97%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
65 % 160 % Hugely more popular.
+146%
Price
Price (score)
$1,200 $86 Hugely cheaper.
+93%
Age
Newest
26+ Months 8 Months Much more recent.
+69%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
3341 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+576%
494 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
2636 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+481%
454 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'17 Q2'19
Cache
Cache
24.75 MB 6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2, AVX-512 Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2017X PCG 2015C (65W)
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
128 GB 64 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2666 DDR4-2400
Memory Channels
Max # of Memory Channels
4 2
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
No Yes
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
44 16

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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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