Average Bench: 55.9% (264th of 1129)

Based on 14,689 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4170 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 55.9% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4170 averaged 44.0% 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

Single Core Integer Speed 97.4Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 98.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4170 is 20.9%. 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 271Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 266Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,689 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.5 SC Int 97.4 109
70.6 SC Float 98.6 110
68.9 SC Mixed 97.5 109
78.3% 97.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
167 QC Int 245 274
181 QC Float 263 293
173 QC Mixed 257 288
57.8% 255 Pts
Min Avg Max
200 MC Int 253 275
210 MC Float 271 294
201 MC Mixed 266 291
39.5% 263 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 108
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 287
64% 283 Pts
MC Int 276
MC Float 293
MC Mixed 292
43% 287 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 108
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 299
QC Mixed 281
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 273
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 290
43% 284 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 107
SC Float 92.7
SC Mixed 107
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 290
QC Mixed 285
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 265
MC Float 283
MC Mixed 278
41% 276 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 102
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 98.9
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 287
QC Mixed 284
63% 279 Pts
MC Int 271
MC Float 295
MC Mixed 285
42% 284 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 90.2
SC Mixed 96.7
79% 98.2 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 287
QC Mixed 275
63% 277 Pts
MC Int 273
MC Float 291
MC Mixed 290
43% 285 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 243
QC Float 264
QC Mixed 246
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 265
MC Float 290
MC Mixed 284
42% 280 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 106
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 105
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 254
QC Float 259
QC Mixed 232
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 269
MC Float 289
MC Mixed 285
42% 281 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 73.4
73% 91.2 Pts
QC Int 237
QC Float 257
QC Mixed 259
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 251
MC Float 271
MC Mixed 264
39% 262 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.5
SC Float 97.3
SC Mixed 96.9
72% 90.2 Pts
QC Int 207
QC Float 138
QC Mixed 158
38% 168 Pts
MC Int 226
MC Float 235
MC Mixed 230
34% 230 Pts
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Typical Core i3-4170 Builds (Compare 5,605 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
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Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $363

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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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Excellent

18 days ago.

best system price performance chipset


Excellent

2 days ago.

fe


Poor

1 month ago.

An really good piece of Hardware!


Excellent

7 months ago.

Quite high Price/Perfomance Ratio


Good

11 months ago.

Good combined with the 1050ti or 750ti.


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