Average Bench: 49.8% (720th of 1239)

Based on 15,072 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4030U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 49.8% Great: 55%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4030U averaged 50.1% 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 78.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 48.3Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4030U is 20.3%. 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 131Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 130Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,072 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.8 Memory 78.2 87.1
22 1-Core 48.3 56.1
40.4 2-Core 84.7 104
47.4% 70.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
65.9 4-Core 127 148
82.3 8-Core 130 148
17.5% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
78.5 64-Core 131 148
8.8% 131 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 56.1
2-Core 99.6
52% 79.5 Pts
4-Core 139
8-Core 140
19% 139 Pts
64-Core 141
10% 141 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.9
1-Core 45.4
2-Core 87.5
50% 72.9 Pts
4-Core 117
8-Core 128
16% 123 Pts
64-Core 143
10% 143 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz
Memory 78.4
1-Core 54
2-Core 85.6
49% 72.7 Pts
4-Core 141
8-Core 145
20% 143 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.6
1-Core 52.3
2-Core 84.2
47% 70 Pts
4-Core 140
8-Core 142
19% 141 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 80
1-Core 38.5
2-Core 60.9
43% 59.8 Pts
4-Core 78.7
8-Core 90.2
11% 84.4 Pts
64-Core 129
9% 129 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.9
1-Core 42.6
2-Core 79.2
46% 67.2 Pts
4-Core 79.2
8-Core 92.3
12% 85.8 Pts
64-Core 128
9% 128 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.7
1-Core 47.4
2-Core 86.3
44% 67.5 Pts
4-Core 112
8-Core 106
15% 109 Pts
64-Core 127
8% 127 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.2
1-Core 53.8
2-Core 96.5
42% 67.8 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 140
19% 137 Pts
64-Core 115
8% 115 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,605,598 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-4030U Builds (Compare 6,238 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 3542

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $32

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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

8 months ago.

sometimes slow but gets the job done


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