Average Bench: 66.2% (366th of 1258)

Based on 1,330 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4360 CPU @ 3.70GHz

The Intel Core i3-4360 is a good value dual-core four threaded Haswell processor. Released in Q2 2014 the i3-4360 is a slightly improved (+100 MHz base clock) version of the Haswell i3-4340. The 4360 is fast - scoring an effective speed of 93. It has 4 MB of cache and a high base frequency of 3.7 GHz which is fast enough to run all but the most demanding multi-threaded applications and games without even breaking a sweat. However, the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 will limit the 3D gaming experience. For more intensive multi-core applications, it is worth considering the i5-4690 or i7-4790 (or their respective unlocked "K" versions) which are also refreshed Haswell processors. [Nov '14 CPUPro]

Poor: 54%Average: 66.2% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4360 averaged 33.7% 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 87.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 99.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4360 is just 17.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-4360 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 266Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 264Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,330 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.2 Memory 87.8 95.1
65.8 1-Core 99.4 110
114 2-Core 173 204
73% 120 Pts
Min Avg Max
171 4-Core 260 288
185 8-Core 264 288
35.7% 262 Pts
Min Avg Max
186 64-Core 266 292
17.8% 266 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.2
1-Core 109
2-Core 200
81% 135 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 286
39% 286 Pts
64-Core 286
19% 286 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.1
1-Core 106
2-Core 189
72% 124 Pts
4-Core 282
8-Core 292
39% 287 Pts
64-Core 286
19% 286 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.8
1-Core 106
2-Core 146
70% 112 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 144
20% 143 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,796,699 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $140 @ launch in Apr '14
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Typical Core i3-4360 Builds (Compare 1,662 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: HP ProDesk 600 G1 SFF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $199

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-4360 Processor (4M Cache, 3.70 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor Numberi3-4360
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$138.00 - $147.00
Clock Speed3.7 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP54 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
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
Secure KeyYes

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

4th Generation Intel® Core™ i3 Processor...

Added 5 years ago.

Good

5 years ago.


Poor

4 years ago.

very good cpu can handle intensive cpu games likes world of warcraft.


Average

2 years ago.

Outdated i3 CPU.


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