Average Bench: 50.9% (769th of 1439)

more Based on 63,701 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: 35%Average: 50.9% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-2100 averaged 49.0% 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 74.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 66.3Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2100 is 26.1%. 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 Speed 168Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 167Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 63,701 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.6 Memory 74.4 90.9
35.5 1-Core 66.3 79.9
61 2-Core 114 140
52.7% 84.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
86.7 4-Core 160 200
99.1 8-Core 167 201
21.7% 163 Pts
Min Avg Max
96.1 64-Core 168 202
10.4% 168 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.3
1-Core 79.3
2-Core 158
66% 110 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 199
27% 200 Pts
64-Core 200
12% 200 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.3
1-Core 78.8
2-Core 140
64% 103 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 199
27% 199 Pts
64-Core 201
12% 201 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.8
1-Core 78.9
2-Core 143
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 196
26% 194 Pts
64-Core 195
12% 195 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.4
1-Core 77.7
2-Core 105
57% 88.6 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 179
24% 179 Pts
64-Core 172
11% 172 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.3
1-Core 73.8
2-Core 104
58% 88.5 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 131
18% 133 Pts
64-Core 123
8% 123 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.3
1-Core 78.7
2-Core 136
58% 96.8 Pts
4-Core 192
8-Core 193
26% 192 Pts
64-Core 192
12% 192 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 74
1-Core 75.8
2-Core 144
58% 98 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 185
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 189
12% 189 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 75
1-Core 78.9
2-Core 128
57% 93.8 Pts
4-Core 131
8-Core 117
17% 124 Pts
64-Core 101
6% 101 Pts
LGA1155 CPU 1, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.8
1-Core 70.3
2-Core 86.8
49% 75.6 Pts
4-Core 87.9
8-Core 86.4
12% 87.2 Pts
64-Core 76
5% 76 Pts
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Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 49%
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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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Good

13 months ago.

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


Poor

1 month ago.

Don't expect it to run Windows 10


Excellent

2 years ago.

i am using it since 2011 it is still usable


Excellent

7 months ago.

in comparison its faster and cheaper and I use it so


Excellent

3 months ago.

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


Good

12 months ago.

i like it, because is cheap and still good performence


Good

24 months ago.

It's fast and responsive for normal computing tasks.


Terrible

4 years ago.

does jack


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