Average Bench: 49.2% (733rd of 1241)

Based on 9 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4100U CPU @ 1.80GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 49.2% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Popular builds with this CPU

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4100U averaged 50.7% 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 77.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 45.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4100U is just 14.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-4100U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 131Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 125Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.5 Memory 77.7 86.2
30.4 1-Core 45.7 51.9
74 2-Core 83 97.1
46.4% 68.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
97.3 4-Core 123 141
106 8-Core 125 142
16.9% 124 Pts
Min Avg Max
107 64-Core 131 141
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 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.2
1-Core 45
2-Core 87.5
50% 72.9 Pts
4-Core 124
8-Core 138
18% 131 Pts
64-Core 134
9% 134 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 51.9
2-Core 97.1
51% 77.2 Pts
4-Core 141
8-Core 142
19% 141 Pts
64-Core 141
9% 141 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.2
1-Core 46.6
2-Core 79.6
48% 69.5 Pts
4-Core 135
8-Core 134
18% 135 Pts
64-Core 134
9% 134 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz
Memory 83.4
1-Core 47.6
2-Core 80.8
48% 70.6 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 127
16% 122 Pts
64-Core 136
9% 136 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.2
1-Core 48.3
2-Core 80.2
48% 70.6 Pts
4-Core 105
8-Core 110
15% 107 Pts
64-Core 126
8% 126 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.1
1-Core 51
2-Core 84.9
48% 71.3 Pts
4-Core 122
8-Core 123
17% 122 Pts
64-Core 129
9% 129 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz
Memory 71.7
1-Core 30.4
2-Core 74
40% 58.7 Pts
4-Core 135
8-Core 134
18% 135 Pts
64-Core 136
9% 136 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.2
1-Core 48.5
2-Core 83.8
45% 67.5 Pts
4-Core 131
8-Core 112
17% 122 Pts
64-Core 136
9% 136 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.5
1-Core 42.2
2-Core 79.1
40% 60.9 Pts
4-Core 97.3
8-Core 106
14% 102 Pts
64-Core 107
7% 107 Pts

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,742,036 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-4100U Builds (Compare 400 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: Lenovo 20308

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-4100U Processor (3M Cache, 1.80 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor Numberi3-4100U
# 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 Speed1.80 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4400
Graphics Base Frequency200.00 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.00 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
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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