Average Bench: 39.9% (523rd of 1206)

Based on 647 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2105 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 28%Average: 39.9% Great: 45%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i3-2105 averaged 60.1% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 128Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2105 is just 16.5%. 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 190Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 647 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.4 1-Core 73.4 81.8
78.6 2-Core 128 157
48.4% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
104 4-Core 187 214
125 8-Core 190 214
25.8% 189 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 64-Core 193 215
12.9% 193 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 80.7
2-Core 148
55% 114 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 180
27% 191 Pts
64-Core 135
9% 135 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80
2-Core 146
54% 113 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 184
27% 194 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.2
2-Core 139
53% 110 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 204
28% 202 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.6
2-Core 117
46% 93.9 Pts
4-Core 177
8-Core 179
24% 178 Pts
64-Core 180
12% 180 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 57.7
2-Core 119
41% 88.4 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 167
26% 182 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 42.2
2-Core 114
35% 77.8 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 210
29% 210 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40.4
2-Core 110
34% 75 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 188
26% 190 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Core i3-2105 Builds (Compare 1,844 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $410

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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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