Average Bench: 31.1% (550th of 1182)

more Based on 32,120 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: 20%Average: 31.1% Great: 35%
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i3-2100 averaged 68.9% 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 73.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 127Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2100 is just 15%. 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 191Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 189Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 32,120 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.3 1-Core 73.1 81.6
76.6 2-Core 127 158
48.2% 100 Pts
Min Avg Max
111 4-Core 185 209
127 8-Core 189 210
25.5% 187 Pts
Min Avg Max
134 64-Core 191 210
12.8% 191 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1155 CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 81
2-Core 163
57% 122 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 209
29% 209 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 81.4
2-Core 140
53% 111 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 207
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 209
14% 209 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 74.6
2-Core 138
51% 106 Pts
4-Core 204
8-Core 207
28% 205 Pts
64-Core 205
14% 205 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.8
2-Core 120
47% 96.7 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 196
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81.5
2-Core 140
54% 111 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 203
27% 197 Pts
64-Core 207
14% 207 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.7
2-Core 124
48% 98.8 Pts
4-Core 155
8-Core 147
21% 151 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 62.5
2-Core 95.2
39% 78.8 Pts
4-Core 133
8-Core 156
19% 145 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 45.4
2-Core 62.3
27% 53.8 Pts
4-Core 89.7
8-Core 170
16% 130 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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 Prices

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Typical Core i3-2100 Builds (Compare 43,265 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $360

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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.

Excellent

3 days 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 day ago.

not good


Good

9 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

3 months ago.

does jack


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