Average Bench: 52% (674th of 1264)

Based on 20,132 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: 39%Average: 52% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-6100U averaged 48.0% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 76.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 62.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-6100U is just 19.9%. 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 168Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 167Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,132 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.4 Memory 76.1 88.3
40.9 1-Core 62.2 70.8
68.2 2-Core 110 132
52.9% 82.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
97.3 4-Core 163 189
113 8-Core 167 190
22.5% 165 Pts
Min Avg Max
112 64-Core 168 190
11.3% 168 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 90
1-Core 70.9
2-Core 129
62% 96.6 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 186
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 161
11% 161 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.9
1-Core 61.9
2-Core 109
57% 86.9 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 160
21% 155 Pts
64-Core 172
12% 172 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 63.6
2-Core 115
56% 87.4 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 174
24% 174 Pts
64-Core 174
12% 174 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 87
1-Core 61.8
2-Core 112
57% 87 Pts
4-Core 147
8-Core 157
21% 152 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.6
1-Core 59.5
2-Core 104
51% 79.5 Pts
4-Core 136
8-Core 146
19% 141 Pts
64-Core 133
9% 133 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 68
1-Core 55.7
2-Core 96.1
47% 73.3 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 176
23% 170 Pts
64-Core 155
10% 155 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.9
1-Core 59.2
2-Core 93.2
49% 75.1 Pts
4-Core 122
8-Core 116
16% 119 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 58.8
1-Core 65.8
2-Core 114
48% 79.4 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 170
23% 170 Pts
64-Core 168
11% 168 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,181,856 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-6100U Builds (Compare 757 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

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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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Excellent

3 months ago.

not a great cpu, even for a laptop


Good

19 months ago.

workhorse, great size, great battery, great wifi signal


Average

8 months ago.

Pretty good CPU


Excellent

12 months ago.

good


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