Average Bench: 58% (586th of 1358)

more Based on 64,023 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: 46%Average: 58% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-2100 averaged 41.9% 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. Memory Latency 82.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 76.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2100 is just 18.8%. 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 203Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 202Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 64,023 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.4 Memory 82.1 91.9
49.4 1-Core 76.2 83.9
88.4 2-Core 133 161
61% 97.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 4-Core 199 221
142 8-Core 202 222
27.2% 200 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 64-Core 203 224
13.6% 203 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 90.9
1-Core 82.8
2-Core 137
66% 103 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 220
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 91.4
1-Core 67.3
2-Core 121
60% 93.3 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 217
29% 215 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 90.7
1-Core 83.7
2-Core 148
67% 107 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 222
30% 219 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.3
1-Core 69.4
2-Core 144
63% 101 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 218
30% 219 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
LGA1155 CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.8
1-Core 82.6
2-Core 143
66% 105 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 211
29% 212 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
LGA1155 CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 65.8
2-Core 125
58% 91.7 Pts
4-Core 219
8-Core 216
30% 217 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 67.8
2-Core 129
59% 93.9 Pts
4-Core 132
8-Core 184
21% 158 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 74.2
1-Core 80
2-Core 155
62% 103 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 203
27% 201 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)
Memory 77.9
1-Core 57.1
2-Core 85.6
50% 73.5 Pts
4-Core 100
8-Core 106
14% 103 Pts
64-Core 111
8% 111 Pts
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Typical Core i3-2100 Builds (Compare 52,988 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

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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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24 days ago.

This cpu is worse than the 5900x, therefore it is trash.


Excellent

20 months ago.

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


Excellent

8 months ago.

i am using it since 2011 it is still usable


Good

3 months ago.

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


Good

16 days ago.

in comparison its faster and cheaper and I use it so


Good

18 months ago.

For 2020 workloads at the edge.


Good

5 months ago.

It's fast and responsive for normal computing tasks.


Terrible

3 years ago.

does jack


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