Average Bench: 71.5% (89th of 1184)

Based on 3,397 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000906EB, BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-9100F CPU @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 71.5% Great: 78%
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i3-9100F averaged 28.4% 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 239Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-9100F is 21.2%. 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 3,397 samples)
Min Avg Max
106 1-Core 121 130
206 2-Core 239 254
84.8% 180 Pts
Min Avg Max
330 4-Core 446 490
356 8-Core 451 489
61.2% 448 Pts
Min Avg Max
377 64-Core 455 494
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 126
2-Core 242
87% 184 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 483
65% 478 Pts
64-Core 495
33% 495 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 127
2-Core 224
84% 175 Pts
4-Core 464
8-Core 471
64% 468 Pts
64-Core 475
32% 475 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 126
2-Core 249
88% 188 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 453
63% 460 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 114
2-Core 219
79% 166 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 456
62% 454 Pts
64-Core 455
30% 455 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 118
2-Core 239
84% 178 Pts
4-Core 440
8-Core 440
60% 440 Pts
64-Core 441
30% 441 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 111
2-Core 210
76% 160 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 424
58% 426 Pts
64-Core 425
29% 425 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90
2-Core 230
72% 160 Pts
4-Core 409
8-Core 438
57% 424 Pts
64-Core 467
31% 467 Pts
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Typical Core i3-9100F Builds (Compare 1,039 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME H310M-E R2.0

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $275

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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

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Terrible

30 days ago.

jnsdC


Good

8 days ago.

fıs


Average

18 days ago.

x


Terrible

8 days ago.

it is very good for his price and then it is very affordable


Poor

8 hrs ago.

nice processador


Terrible

19 hrs ago.

One of the best value for money for any gaming set, since you don't have any integrated graphics. Works well for both entry level and even mid tier pcs. Rx 570 or RX 580 or GTX 1050 to 1060 work very well with this CPU.


Excellent

2 months ago.

Insane value for money!


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