Average Bench: 59% (524th of 1316)

Based on 942 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2105 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 49%Average: 59% Great: 64%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-2105 averaged 41.0% 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 85.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2105 is just 14.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-2105 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 193Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 192Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 942 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.9 Memory 85.8 92.1
47.8 1-Core 73.4 81.7
82.4 2-Core 128 156
60.9% 95.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 4-Core 189 210
139 8-Core 192 210
25.9% 190 Pts
Min Avg Max
146 64-Core 193 211
13% 193 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.5
1-Core 80
2-Core 137
66% 103 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 201
28% 202 Pts
64-Core 199
13% 199 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 89.5
1-Core 56.4
2-Core 98.8
55% 81.6 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 183
25% 182 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.8
1-Core 79.4
2-Core 134
65% 102 Pts
4-Core 157
8-Core 203
24% 180 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.1
1-Core 76.1
2-Core 112
62% 93.9 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 150
20% 149 Pts
64-Core 145
10% 145 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.6
1-Core 82
2-Core 153
63% 104 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 209
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 209
14% 209 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.3
1-Core 82
2-Core 132
60% 96.9 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 210
28% 209 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.5
1-Core 72.7
2-Core 98.3
51% 79.5 Pts
4-Core 152
8-Core 194
23% 173 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,035,708 CPUs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $10519 months
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Typical Core i3-2105 Builds (Compare 36,857 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $140

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-2105 Processor (3M Cache, 3.10 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ2'11
Processor Numberi3-2105
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended Price$134.00
Clock Speed3.1 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP65 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ4'2012

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency850 MHz
Wireless DisplayNo
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

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
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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