Average Bench: 71.4% (86th of 1182)

Based on 1,305 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000906EB, BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-9100F CPU @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 71.4% Great: 78%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i3-9100F averaged 28.6% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 121Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 238Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-9100F is just 19.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-9100F performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 455Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 451Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,305 samples)
Min Avg Max
105 1-Core 121 129
209 2-Core 238 254
84.4% 179 Pts
Min Avg Max
336 4-Core 444 488
358 8-Core 451 489
61% 448 Pts
Min Avg Max
385 64-Core 455 493
30.6% 455 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 122
2-Core 246
87% 184 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 482
66% 482 Pts
64-Core 488
33% 488 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 130
2-Core 254
90% 192 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 487
65% 478 Pts
64-Core 483
32% 483 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 126
2-Core 251
89% 189 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 471
65% 472 Pts
64-Core 474
32% 474 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 126
2-Core 247
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 470
65% 472 Pts
64-Core 476
32% 476 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 126
2-Core 252
89% 189 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 462
64% 465 Pts
64-Core 469
32% 469 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 126
2-Core 231
85% 178 Pts
4-Core 453
8-Core 484
63% 468 Pts
64-Core 493
33% 493 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 125
2-Core 246
87% 185 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 471
62% 458 Pts
64-Core 468
31% 468 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 112
2-Core 214
77% 163 Pts
4-Core 323
8-Core 388
47% 356 Pts
64-Core 386
26% 386 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,438,481 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i3-9100F Builds (Compare 390 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H310M H 2.0

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $345

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-9100F Processor
Launch DateQ2'19
Processor Numberi3-9100F
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Clock Speed3.60 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.20 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2400
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth37.5 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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3 days ago.

the best processor for a initial gaming computer sou br '-'


Excellent

21 days ago.

Insane value for money!


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