Average Bench: 64.9% (370th of 1239)

Based on 29,463 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4170 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 50%Average: 64.9% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-4170 averaged 35.1% 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. Memory Latency 86.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 97.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-4170 is 21.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-4170 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 258Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 257Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,463 samples)
Min Avg Max
67 Memory 86.5 94.5
65.9 1-Core 97.7 110
106 2-Core 169 204
71.7% 118 Pts
Min Avg Max
157 4-Core 251 288
169 8-Core 257 288
34.6% 254 Pts
Min Avg Max
171 64-Core 258 290
17.3% 258 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 93.5
1-Core 108
2-Core 179
78% 127 Pts
4-Core 283
8-Core 281
38% 282 Pts
64-Core 281
19% 281 Pts
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.7
1-Core 108
2-Core 201
79% 133 Pts
4-Core 283
8-Core 286
39% 284 Pts
64-Core 280
19% 280 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.8
1-Core 105
2-Core 186
77% 128 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 264
36% 265 Pts
64-Core 280
19% 280 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 98.5
2-Core 124
65% 101 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 240
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 249
17% 249 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 91.5
2-Core 161
68% 111 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 241
30% 224 Pts
64-Core 240
16% 240 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.4
1-Core 41.4
2-Core 90.7
48% 71.8 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 186
24% 180 Pts
64-Core 172
12% 172 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 1.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.8
1-Core 32.3
2-Core 61
36% 52.7 Pts
4-Core 77.2
8-Core 70.6
10% 73.9 Pts
64-Core 71.3
5% 71.3 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,617,352 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i3-4170 Builds (Compare 14,262 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus H81M-K - $50

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $388

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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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Terrible

3 months ago.

best system price performance chipset


Excellent

28 days ago.

Uso desde 2017 ainda não tive necessidades de trocar.


Excellent

2 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

Quite high Price/Perfomance Ratio


Good

2 years ago.

Good combined with the 1050ti or 750ti.


Good

16 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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