Average Bench: 40.4% (507th of 1196)

more Based on 34,097 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: 29%Average: 40.4% Great: 45%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3-2100 averaged 59.6% 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 74.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 130Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2100 is just 15.4%. 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 195Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 192Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 34,097 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.4 1-Core 74.4 81.7
83.8 2-Core 130 159
49.2% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 4-Core 189 210
139 8-Core 192 210
26% 191 Pts
Min Avg Max
147 64-Core 195 211
13.1% 195 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81.9
2-Core 161
57% 121 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 209
29% 209 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.9
2-Core 158
56% 119 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 208
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 80.8
2-Core 148
55% 115 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 206
28% 206 Pts
64-Core 209
14% 209 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81.3
2-Core 125
51% 103 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 206
28% 206 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.1
2-Core 134
50% 105 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 198
28% 204 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.8
2-Core 146
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 205
8-Core 206
28% 205 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 72.3
2-Core 144
51% 108 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 196
27% 199 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.2
2-Core 105
43% 87.6 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 201
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 46.4
2-Core 103
34% 74.7 Pts
4-Core 179
8-Core 173
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
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Typical Core i3-2100 Builds (Compare 46,654 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
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Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $348

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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

Added n/a ago.

Good

18 days ago.

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


Excellent

20 days ago.

Expensive asf


Good

4 months ago.

i am using it since 2011 it is still usable


Poor

2 months ago.

not good


Good

11 months ago.

been using it for a while, it was good for a looooong time, but now it's time to grow in our game! :3


Terrible

5 months ago.

does jack


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