Average Bench: 57.9% (518th of 1264)

more Based on 43,729 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, , BFEBFBFF000306A9, 0000000000000000, 0FABFBFF000206A7, 00000000000206A7 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @, Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 47%Average: 57.9% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-2100 averaged 42.1% 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 83.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 74.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2100 is just 16.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-2100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 190Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 189Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 43,729 samples)
Min Avg Max
68 Memory 83.8 91.8
50.5 1-Core 74.1 81.6
84.4 2-Core 129 157
60.5% 95.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
122 4-Core 187 210
131 8-Core 189 210
25.7% 188 Pts
Min Avg Max
133 64-Core 190 210
12.8% 190 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.6
1-Core 78.6
2-Core 130
64% 99.9 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 196
28% 201 Pts
64-Core 199
13% 199 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.4
1-Core 80.9
2-Core 133
65% 101 Pts
4-Core 204
8-Core 206
28% 205 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 84
1-Core 75.9
2-Core 129
61% 96.4 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 201
28% 204 Pts
64-Core 193
13% 193 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 78.7
1-Core 47.8
2-Core 122
52% 82.9 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 200
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.8
1-Core 55.6
2-Core 99.1
51% 77.8 Pts
4-Core 128
8-Core 135
18% 131 Pts
64-Core 129
9% 129 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.6
1-Core 62.1
2-Core 118
53% 84.3 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 159
21% 153 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,214,621 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core i3-2100 Builds (Compare 18,819 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $78

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-2100 Processor (3M Cache, 3.10 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi3-2100
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended Price$120.00
Clock Speed3.1 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP65 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ3'2013

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 2000
Graphics Base Frequency850 MHz
Wireless DisplayNo
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

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
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Good

10 months ago.

As i can see, you just made i3 only with 2 cores, but it's 4 cores :\


Good

2 months ago.

i am using it since 2011 it is still usable


Poor

1 month ago.

For 2020 workloads at the edge.


Terrible

15 months ago.

does jack


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