Average Bench: 56.8% (572nd of 1316)

more Based on 52,565 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: 56.8% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-2100 averaged 43.1% 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 73.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2100 is just 17.9%. 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 52,565 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.7 Memory 81.9 91.8
49.9 1-Core 73.5 81.6
84 2-Core 129 155
59.7% 94.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
114 4-Core 186 209
124 8-Core 189 210
25.5% 188 Pts
Min Avg Max
125 64-Core 191 210
12.8% 191 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 90.7
1-Core 81.6
2-Core 138
66% 104 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 208
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 207
14% 207 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 89.9
1-Core 80.3
2-Core 134
65% 102 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 201
27% 200 Pts
64-Core 209
14% 209 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.5
1-Core 77
2-Core 134
63% 99.5 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 186
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 193
13% 193 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
Memory 82.6
1-Core 81
2-Core 145
64% 103 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 209
29% 209 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 79.4
2-Core 132
62% 97.9 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 199
27% 197 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
SOCKET 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.1
1-Core 81.2
2-Core 144
61% 100 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 208
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 207
14% 207 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 49
1-Core 79.6
2-Core 93.3
46% 74 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 117
23% 158 Pts
64-Core 105
7% 105 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 41.8
1-Core 35.9
2-Core 50.9
28% 42.9 Pts
4-Core 37.2
8-Core 85.2
7% 61.2 Pts
64-Core 86.9
6% 86.9 Pts
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Typical Core i3-2100 Builds (Compare 37,013 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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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Excellent

28 days ago.

doesnt run anything at 30fps :/


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Poor

3 months ago.

i am using it since 2011 it is still usable


Good

5 months ago.

For 2020 workloads at the edge.


Terrible

2 years ago.

does jack


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