Average Bench: 61.5% (451st of 1276)

Based on 27,995 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4150 CPU @ 3.50GHz

The Intel Core i3-4150 is successor to the i3-4130 2013 Haswell processor. Looking at the 4150 and 4130 side-by-side shows that the only difference between the two processors is a 100 MHz base clock increase from 3.4 GHz on the older 4130 to 3.5 GHz on the newer 4150. The marginal 2.9% clock speed increase brings an equally marginal performance boost. Despite the academic performance gain over it's predecessor, thanks to its excellent single-core performance, the i3-4150 is still an extremely capable desktop CPU and will handle the vast majority of regular desktop computing without breaking a sweat. Coupling the i3-4150 with a discrete GPU will satisfy all but the toughest of gaming requirements. Only the lower powered but significantly cheaper Pentium G's offer better value for money[Jun '14 CPUPro]

Poor: 46%Average: 61.5% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4150 averaged 38.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 81.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 92.4Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4150 is 23.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-4150 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 246Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 244Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,995 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.8 Memory 81.8 93.3
59.6 1-Core 92.4 103
89.7 2-Core 161 194
67.9% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
134 4-Core 240 272
164 8-Core 244 273
33% 242 Pts
Min Avg Max
163 64-Core 246 276
16.5% 246 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.6
1-Core 104
2-Core 192
78% 129 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 268
37% 270 Pts
64-Core 272
18% 272 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.7
1-Core 102
2-Core 199
78% 131 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 259
36% 265 Pts
64-Core 272
18% 272 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 90
1-Core 100
2-Core 174
74% 121 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 262
36% 260 Pts
64-Core 273
18% 273 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 86.9
2-Core 168
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 261
36% 264 Pts
64-Core 261
18% 261 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.3
1-Core 103
2-Core 173
70% 117 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 270
37% 270 Pts
64-Core 276
18% 276 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,678,145 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $117 @ launch in May '14
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Typical Core i3-4150 Builds (Compare 5,795 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $177

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-4150 Processor (3M Cache, 3.50 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor Numberi3-4150
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.5 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP54 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4400
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express RevisionUp to 3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1150

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Haswell refreshed...

Added 6 years ago.

Good (edit your comment) Add link

1 month ago.

I have an i3 4150 and it give me a decent fps in games that I play


Good

10 months ago.

I love this CPU. I think for this price the processor is the bst solution.


Excellent

5 months ago.

Good price, better performance comparing to AMD (exclude syntetic tests - but who cares)


Terrible

19 months ago.

Comment 

good price to performance ratio—Sep '14


Poor

2 months ago.

excelente procesador para emulación PS2, si lo tienen no lo vendan o cambien a no ser que necesiten un multicore (i5-ryzen, etc)


Above average

6 years ago.


Poor

12 months ago.

A very weak CPU that most schools purchase to meet the bare minimum of Windows 10. Unable to run 3d games for its integrated graphics and poor value.


Very good

4 years ago.

It does the job, and it was dirt cheap, so it's worth it.


Average

24 days ago.

Much slower than a native quad-core, e.g. i5-4570k.


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