Average Bench: 28% (613th of 1182)

Based on 13,177 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: 19%Average: 28% Great: 32%
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core i3-6100U averaged 72.0% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 62.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 112Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-6100U is just 12.3%. 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 173Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 172Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,177 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.9 1-Core 62.5 70.8
70.8 2-Core 112 134
41.8% 87.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
108 4-Core 168 191
124 8-Core 172 192
23.1% 170 Pts
Min Avg Max
127 64-Core 173 191
11.6% 173 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 66.4
2-Core 137
48% 102 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 186
26% 188 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 68.4
2-Core 122
46% 95.4 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 189
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.5
2-Core 106
41% 85 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 185
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
1-Core 67.5
2-Core 128
46% 97.7 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 172
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.7
2-Core 119
43% 91.3 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 182
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.1
2-Core 132
48% 101 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 182
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 52.5
2-Core 90.7
34% 71.6 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 185
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 187
13% 187 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 62.7
2-Core 99.7
40% 81.2 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 184
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,431,836 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-6100U Builds (Compare 1,912 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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29 days ago.

I had a laptop with one in it. Overheated and bricked


Good

3 months ago.

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


Good

6 months ago.

workhorse, great size, great battery, great wifi signal


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