Average Bench: 56.2% (283rd of 1158)

Based on 16,923 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4170 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 56.2% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4170 averaged 43.8% 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

Single Core Integer Speed 98.6Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 99.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4170 is 22.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-4170 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 272Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 266Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,923 samples)
Min Avg Max
63.1 SC Int 98.6 109
72.1 SC Float 99.7 111
66.8 SC Mixed 98.7 110
79.2% 99 Pts
Min Avg Max
158 QC Int 245 274
173 QC Float 263 294
168 QC Mixed 257 289
57.8% 255 Pts
Min Avg Max
193 MC Int 253 275
213 MC Float 272 294
196 MC Mixed 266 291
39.5% 264 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 294
QC Mixed 288
64% 285 Pts
MC Int 273
MC Float 293
MC Mixed 288
43% 284 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 108
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 294
QC Mixed 289
65% 286 Pts
MC Int 276
MC Float 291
MC Mixed 294
43% 287 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 108
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 273
QC Float 292
QC Mixed 285
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 274
MC Float 293
MC Mixed 288
43% 285 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 107
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 108
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 273
QC Float 290
QC Mixed 287
64% 283 Pts
MC Int 275
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 290
43% 286 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 108
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 291
QC Mixed 282
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 275
MC Float 293
MC Mixed 282
42% 283 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 92.4
SC Mixed 80.2
73% 91.7 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 294
QC Mixed 289
65% 285 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 288
42% 283 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 106
85% 107 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 258
QC Mixed 210
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 271
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 289
43% 285 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 155
QC Float 175
QC Mixed 156
37% 162 Pts
MC Int 239
MC Float 276
MC Mixed 275
39% 263 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 57.9
SC Float 84.3
SC Mixed 81
60% 74.4 Pts
QC Int 154
QC Float 172
QC Mixed 192
39% 172 Pts
MC Int 181
MC Float 207
MC Mixed 205
30% 198 Pts
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Typical Core i3-4170 Builds (Compare 8,656 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 36%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 29%
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Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $378

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-4170 Processor (3M Cache, 3.70 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ1'15
Processor Numberi3-4170
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.7 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP54 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2013C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4400
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express RevisionUp to 3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

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)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1150

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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4 months ago.

Was quite mid-high range 3 years ago but now it's on par with the much cheaper Pentium G4560. Shows how fast hardware progresses.


Excellent

7 months ago.

best system price performance chipset


Good

1 month ago.

An really good piece of Hardware!


Average

12 days ago.

Cs go gtx 1060 6gb 8gb ram 1600mhz 90 400fps win 7


Excellent

14 months ago.

Quite high Price/Perfomance Ratio


Good

18 months ago.

Good combined with the 1050ti or 750ti.


Good

3 months ago.

Four years ago this would be nothing to joke about when it went on sale for $110, but now it's starting to show its age. A once budget-midrange processor is now pretty much a G4560


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