Average Bench: 55.2% (684th of 1452)

Based on 36,627 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: 34%Average: 55.2% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4150 averaged 44.7% 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 73.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 85.3Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4150 is 33.5%. 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 Speed 226Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 223Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 36,627 samples)
Min Avg Max
33.7 Memory 73.3 92
56.2 1-Core 85.3 99.5
91.3 2-Core 150 180
60.8% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
135 4-Core 216 267
150 8-Core 223 267
29.2% 219 Pts
Min Avg Max
157 64-Core 226 267
14% 226 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
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 83.5
1-Core 94.3
2-Core 164
68% 114 Pts
4-Core 257
8-Core 257
34% 257 Pts
64-Core 257
16% 257 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.3
1-Core 96.6
2-Core 178
66% 116 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 256
34% 256 Pts
64-Core 257
16% 257 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.2
1-Core 87.4
2-Core 152
62% 104 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 236
32% 237 Pts
64-Core 240
15% 240 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.9
1-Core 92.4
2-Core 175
64% 113 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 248
33% 249 Pts
64-Core 249
15% 249 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 84.9
2-Core 142
63% 103 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 193
25% 187 Pts
64-Core 190
12% 190 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 68,075,134 CPUs tested

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Typical Core i3-4150 Builds (Compare 6,593 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $84

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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 10 years ago.

Good (edit your comment) Add link

9 months ago.

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


Poor

12 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

3 years ago.

Still have it and running strong but getting a bit slower sometimes


Terrible

5 years ago.

Comment 

good price to performance ratio—Sep '14


Poor

24 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

10 years ago.


Poor

4 years 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

7 years ago.

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


Average

3 years ago.

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


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