Average Bench: 57.9% (568th of 1335)

more Based on 57,251 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: 48%Average: 57.9% Great: 64%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-2100 averaged 42.0% 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 81.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2100 is just 16.8%. 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 204Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 202Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 57,251 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.5 Memory 81.9 91.8
45.5 1-Core 75.3 83.8
80.1 2-Core 133 159
60.6% 96.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
127 4-Core 199 221
135 8-Core 202 222
27.4% 200 Pts
Min Avg Max
141 64-Core 204 223
13.7% 204 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
Memory 91.3
1-Core 76.4
2-Core 164
68% 111 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 219
30% 219 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 84.3
1-Core 78.1
2-Core 138
63% 100 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 201
27% 200 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 79
1-Core 81.9
2-Core 148
63% 103 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 220
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.3
1-Core 80.4
2-Core 147
62% 102 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 216
29% 215 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.2
1-Core 83.7
2-Core 143
62% 101 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 217
30% 218 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.4
1-Core 76.8
2-Core 101
60% 89 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 162
20% 152 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.1
1-Core 83.3
2-Core 149
61% 101 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 216
29% 215 Pts
64-Core 217
15% 217 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.1
1-Core 71.8
2-Core 121
54% 87.4 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 168
23% 166 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,673,796 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
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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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Excellent

7 months ago.

doesnt run anything at 30fps :/


Excellent

13 months ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

i am using it since 2011 it is still usable


Excellent

3 months ago.

even Though is like old but is a really good daily driver


Good

12 months ago.

For 2020 workloads at the edge.


Terrible

2 years ago.

does jack


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