Average Bench: 44.8% (835th of 1258)

Based on 3,521 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306A9 Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU 2117U @ 1.80GHz
Poor: 29%Average: 44.8% Great: 52%
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop 51%
Workstation 30%

Below average average bench

The Intel Pentium 2117U averaged 55.2% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 76Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 42.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium 2117U is 23.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium 2117U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 83.1Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 83.5Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 3,521 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.2 Memory 76 90
19.8 1-Core 42.7 49.2
35 2-Core 79.5 97.6
44.7% 66.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
39.5 4-Core 81.9 97.8
41.6 8-Core 83.5 98.1
11.3% 82.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
38.9 64-Core 83.1 97.6
5.6% 83.1 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.6
1-Core 48.8
2-Core 90.1
52% 75.8 Pts
4-Core 92.9
8-Core 96.9
13% 94.9 Pts
64-Core 94
6% 94 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz
Memory 84.2
1-Core 48.7
2-Core 68.9
48% 67.3 Pts
4-Core 70.1
8-Core 84.9
10% 77.5 Pts
64-Core 94.9
6% 94.9 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 66
1-Core 47.9
2-Core 94.4
44% 69.4 Pts
4-Core 95.6
8-Core 93.8
13% 94.7 Pts
64-Core 92.3
6% 92.3 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.8
1-Core 48.7
2-Core 92.1
44% 68.9 Pts
4-Core 97.5
8-Core 90.4
13% 93.9 Pts
64-Core 92.6
6% 92.6 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.3
1-Core 48.3
2-Core 76.5
41% 62.4 Pts
4-Core 94.1
8-Core 91.5
13% 92.8 Pts
64-Core 96.1
6% 96.1 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 47.5
1-Core 19
2-Core 25.3
23% 30.6 Pts
4-Core 57.6
8-Core 55.1
8% 56.3 Pts
64-Core 72
5% 72 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,797,553 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium 2117U Builds (Compare 274 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 46%
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Asus X550CL

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $63

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DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor 2117U (2M Cache, 1.80 GHz)
Code NameIvy Bridge
Launch DateQ3'12
Processor Number2117U
# of Cores2
# of Threads2
Cache2 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.x
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$134.00
Clock Speed1.8 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP17 W


Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayNo
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoNo
InTru 3D TechNo
Clear Video HD TechNo
Intel InsiderNo
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDNo


Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes1

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 TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechNo


Package Size31mm x 24mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography22 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1023

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechNo


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