Average Bench: 57.4% (530th of 1276)

more Based on 47,902 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: 57.4% Great: 64%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-2100 averaged 42.6% 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. Memory Latency 83.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2100 is just 17.8%. 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 190Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 189Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 47,902 samples)
Min Avg Max
68 Memory 83.1 91.9
47.7 1-Core 73.4 81.6
75.2 2-Core 127 156
59.9% 94.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
115 4-Core 185 210
127 8-Core 189 210
25.5% 187 Pts
Min Avg Max
130 64-Core 190 210
12.8% 190 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 91.4
1-Core 81.1
2-Core 142
66% 105 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 209
28% 209 Pts
64-Core 209
14% 209 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 91
1-Core 81.4
2-Core 122
64% 98.3 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 208
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.9
1-Core 80.2
2-Core 130
64% 100 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 209
28% 207 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 88.4
1-Core 81.1
2-Core 161
68% 110 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 210
29% 210 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.2
1-Core 77.6
2-Core 127
63% 98.2 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 163
25% 179 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.5
1-Core 81.1
2-Core 135
64% 101 Pts
4-Core 205
8-Core 196
28% 200 Pts
64-Core 207
14% 207 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.1
1-Core 72.2
2-Core 126
60% 94.1 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 202
28% 201 Pts
64-Core 200
13% 200 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)
Memory 76.2
1-Core 81.1
2-Core 142
61% 99.7 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 206
28% 206 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.7
1-Core 47.3
2-Core 38.9
43% 55.6 Pts
4-Core 49.1
8-Core 127
10% 88.1 Pts
64-Core 153
10% 153 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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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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6 days ago.

very cheap indeed especially if you need a budget CPU 50$ that is a good introduction


Excellent

1 month ago.

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


Excellent

15 days ago.

i am using it since 2011 it is still usable


Poor

5 months ago.

For 2020 workloads at the edge.


Terrible

19 months ago.

does jack


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