Average Bench: 27.6% (727th of 1159)

Based on 11,443 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4030U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 18%Average: 27.6% Great: 32%
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core i3-4030U averaged 72.4% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 48.1Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 47.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4030U is just 14.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-4030U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 137Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 134Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,443 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.2 SC Int 47.1 55.5
22 SC Float 48.1 56.6
21.5 SC Mixed 47.3 56
38% 47.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
65.4 QC Int 120 140
73.6 QC Float 130 150
77.7 QC Mixed 128 147
28.5% 126 Pts
Min Avg Max
90.7 MC Int 127 141
99.9 MC Float 137 151
91.8 MC Mixed 134 148
19.9% 133 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 55.2
SC Float 56.3
SC Mixed 54.2
44% 55.2 Pts
QC Int 140
QC Float 150
QC Mixed 148
33% 146 Pts
MC Int 143
MC Float 152
MC Mixed 148
22% 148 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 55.4
SC Float 56.4
SC Mixed 55.3
45% 55.7 Pts
QC Int 141
QC Float 149
QC Mixed 146
33% 145 Pts
MC Int 138
MC Float 152
MC Mixed 145
22% 145 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 54.9
SC Float 52.2
SC Mixed 55.1
43% 54.1 Pts
QC Int 137
QC Float 150
QC Mixed 145
33% 144 Pts
MC Int 141
MC Float 150
MC Mixed 146
22% 146 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 55
SC Float 56.9
SC Mixed 56.2
45% 56 Pts
QC Int 137
QC Float 150
QC Mixed 142
32% 143 Pts
MC Int 139
MC Float 147
MC Mixed 149
22% 145 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 54.4
SC Float 54.9
SC Mixed 53.6
44% 54.3 Pts
QC Int 134
QC Float 144
QC Mixed 140
32% 139 Pts
MC Int 132
MC Float 140
MC Mixed 133
20% 135 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 54
SC Float 54.8
SC Mixed 53.3
43% 54 Pts
QC Int 132
QC Float 130
QC Mixed 138
30% 133 Pts
MC Int 137
MC Float 138
MC Mixed 136
20% 137 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,684,988 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-4030U Builds (Compare 4,167 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 3542

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $87

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-4030U Processor (3M Cache, 1.90 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor Numberi3-4030U
# 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$281.00
Clock Speed1.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4400
Graphics Base Frequency200 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceNo
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

I/O

USB Revision3.0
# of USB Ports4
General Purpose IOYes
UARTYes
Total # of SATA Ports4
Integrated LANNo
Integrated IDENo
Max # of SATA 6.0 Gb/s Ports4

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations4x1, 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12
PCI SupportNo

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)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Rapid Storage TechYes
Smart Connect TechYes
HD Audio TechYes
Matrix Storage TechNo
ME Firmware Version9.5

Package

Package Size40mm x 24mm x 1.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1168

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

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