Average Bench: 27.3% (771st of 1206)

Based on 13,633 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4030U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 18%Average: 27.3% Great: 31%
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core i3-4030U averaged 72.7% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 49.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 86.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4030U is just 12.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-4030U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 136Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 134Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,633 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.6 1-Core 49.1 55.8
55.5 2-Core 86.8 103
32.7% 68 Pts
Min Avg Max
83.3 4-Core 131 148
98.3 8-Core 134 148
18% 133 Pts
Min Avg Max
102 64-Core 136 148
9.1% 136 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz
1-Core 54.1
2-Core 103
37% 78.6 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 149
20% 148 Pts
64-Core 149
10% 149 Pts
BGA-1168, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 55.5
2-Core 93.7
36% 74.6 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 140
20% 144 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz
1-Core 55.3
2-Core 91
36% 73.2 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 149
20% 148 Pts
64-Core 149
10% 149 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 56.4
2-Core 92.1
36% 74.2 Pts
4-Core 144
8-Core 145
20% 145 Pts
64-Core 144
10% 144 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz
1-Core 52.7
2-Core 99
36% 75.8 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 149
20% 147 Pts
64-Core 150
10% 150 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 53.2
2-Core 93.5
35% 73.3 Pts
4-Core 138
8-Core 138
19% 138 Pts
64-Core 140
9% 140 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 46.9
2-Core 79.1
30% 63 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 130
17% 124 Pts
64-Core 127
8% 127 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 27.7
2-Core 73.9
23% 50.8 Pts
4-Core 142
8-Core 139
19% 141 Pts
64-Core 141
10% 141 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,611,589 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-4030U Builds (Compare 5,208 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3542

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $27

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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

 Comments

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Good

3 months ago.

sometimes slow but gets the job done


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