Average Bench: 35.3% (617th of 1206)

Based on 15,274 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: 26%Average: 35.3% Great: 40%
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i3-6100U averaged 64.6% 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 63.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 113Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-6100U is just 13.6%. 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
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 174Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,274 samples)
Min Avg Max
42 1-Core 63.1 70.8
79.7 2-Core 113 133
42.2% 88 Pts
Min Avg Max
111 4-Core 170 192
130 8-Core 174 191
23.5% 172 Pts
Min Avg Max
135 64-Core 175 192
11.8% 175 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 67.9
2-Core 116
44% 92.2 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 188
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 165
11% 165 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.9
2-Core 111
44% 90.7 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 182
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67.9
2-Core 116
44% 91.7 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 169
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 61.9
2-Core 115
42% 88.3 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 187
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 189
13% 189 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.8
2-Core 102
43% 86.1 Pts
4-Core 159
8-Core 175
22% 167 Pts
64-Core 174
12% 174 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58.9
2-Core 106
40% 82.6 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 164
21% 154 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 16.4
2-Core 34.1
12% 25.2 Pts
4-Core 45.4
8-Core 92.2
8% 68.8 Pts
64-Core 54.1
4% 54.1 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,641,434 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-6100U Builds (Compare 2,187 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 15%
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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Good

9 months ago.

workhorse, great size, great battery, great wifi signal


Excellent

3 months ago.

good


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