Average Bench: 40.2% (515th of 1206)

more Based on 35,905 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: 29%Average: 40.2% Great: 45%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i3-2100 averaged 59.7% 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 74.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 129Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-2100 is just 16.2%. 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 193Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 191Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 35,905 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.1 1-Core 74.3 81.7
83.9 2-Core 129 158
49.1% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
116 4-Core 188 210
133 8-Core 191 210
25.9% 189 Pts
Min Avg Max
144 64-Core 193 211
12.9% 193 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 81.6
2-Core 160
57% 121 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 210
29% 210 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
Socket 1155, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81.4
2-Core 144
54% 113 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 207
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81.8
2-Core 123
50% 102 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 189
28% 199 Pts
64-Core 207
14% 207 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.3
2-Core 158
56% 119 Pts
4-Core 159
8-Core 157
22% 158 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz
1-Core 73.8
2-Core 135
50% 104 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 194
26% 188 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.1
2-Core 126
50% 103 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 185
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 60.9
2-Core 124
43% 92.2 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 196
26% 193 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
LGA1155 CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 55.4
2-Core 90.4
36% 72.9 Pts
4-Core 108
8-Core 106
15% 107 Pts
64-Core 56.5
4% 56.5 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Core i3-2100 Builds (Compare 51,048 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $290

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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

2 months ago.

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


Good

6 months ago.

i am using it since 2011 it is still usable


Good

13 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

7 months ago.

does jack


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