Average Bench: 36.4% (583rd of 1159)

Based on 11,625 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000406E3, , BFEBFBFF000306A9, 1FABFBFF000406E3 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-6100U CPU @ 2.30GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6100U CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 27%Average: 36.4% Great: 41%
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i3-6100U averaged 63.5% 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 Floating Point Speed 65Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 62.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-6100U is just 14.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-6100U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 175Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 160Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,625 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.1 SC Int 60.4 68.4
43.6 SC Float 65 73
41 SC Mixed 62.8 70.8
50.1% 62.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
107 QC Int 154 177
124 QC Float 180 203
113 QC Mixed 169 191
38% 168 Pts
Min Avg Max
125 MC Int 160 177
147 MC Float 186 204
138 MC Mixed 175 192
26% 174 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.8
SC Float 71.3
SC Mixed 69.4
55% 69.2 Pts
QC Int 165
QC Float 188
QC Mixed 179
40% 177 Pts
MC Int 166
MC Float 197
MC Mixed 183
27% 182 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.5
SC Float 72.7
SC Mixed 62.2
54% 67.8 Pts
QC Int 172
QC Float 201
QC Mixed 188
42% 187 Pts
MC Int 171
MC Float 198
MC Mixed 191
28% 187 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.4
SC Float 71.4
SC Mixed 70
56% 69.6 Pts
QC Int 171
QC Float 196
QC Mixed 174
41% 180 Pts
MC Int 161
MC Float 198
MC Mixed 180
27% 180 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65
SC Float 68
SC Mixed 65.7
53% 66.2 Pts
QC Int 158
QC Float 176
QC Mixed 180
39% 171 Pts
MC Int 168
MC Float 194
MC Mixed 177
27% 180 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.9
SC Float 70
SC Mixed 65.8
54% 66.9 Pts
QC Int 160
QC Float 186
QC Mixed 167
39% 171 Pts
MC Int 157
MC Float 181
MC Mixed 174
26% 171 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 58.6
SC Float 65.2
SC Mixed 63.5
50% 62.4 Pts
QC Int 131
QC Float 118
QC Mixed 123
28% 124 Pts
MC Int 125
MC Float 177
MC Mixed 153
23% 152 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 63.8
SC Float 64.9
SC Mixed 51.6
48% 60.1 Pts
QC Int 147
QC Float 148
QC Mixed 128
32% 141 Pts
MC Int 160
MC Float 178
MC Mixed 160
25% 166 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,944,887 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-6100U Builds (Compare 1,792 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-6100U Processor (3M Cache, 2.30 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi3-6100U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$281.00
Clock Speed2.3 GHz
Max TDP15 W
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 520
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory32 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-1866/2133, LPDDR3-1600/1866
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12

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)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size42mm X 24mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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3 months ago.

horrendous cpu... get a better cpu, you peasant


Good

1 month ago.

not the fastest processor in the world but if you have just started out in gaming then its great for casual gaming


Good

4 months ago.

workhorse, great size, great battery, great wifi signal


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