Average Bench: 80.8% (136th of 1307)

Based on 6,945 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-9100 CPU @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 68%Average: 80.8% Great: 87%
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i3-9100 averaged just 19.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i3-9100 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 86.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 120Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-9100 is just 19.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-9100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 442Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 437Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,945 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.1 Memory 86.5 93.2
103 1-Core 120 128
201 2-Core 236 252
84.8% 148 Pts
Min Avg Max
329 4-Core 434 482
341 8-Core 437 481
59.4% 435 Pts
Min Avg Max
367 64-Core 442 487
29.7% 442 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 92.6
1-Core 126
2-Core 248
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 467
62% 456 Pts
64-Core 458
31% 458 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.7
1-Core 126
2-Core 248
87% 153 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 476
66% 479 Pts
64-Core 479
32% 479 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 124
2-Core 245
86% 151 Pts
4-Core 458
8-Core 464
63% 461 Pts
64-Core 452
30% 452 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.1
1-Core 121
2-Core 232
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 427
60% 436 Pts
64-Core 424
28% 424 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 82
1-Core 115
2-Core 224
81% 140 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 411
58% 423 Pts
64-Core 432
29% 432 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.1
1-Core 124
2-Core 237
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 361
49% 360 Pts
64-Core 403
27% 403 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.5
1-Core 101
2-Core 220
76% 134 Pts
4-Core 415
8-Core 418
57% 417 Pts
64-Core 424
28% 424 Pts
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 Prices

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Typical Core i3-9100 Builds (Compare 2,272 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire TC-885

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $170

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-9100 Processor
Launch DateQ2'19
Processor Numberi3-9100
# 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)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

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

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Excellent

26 days ago.

Really good for price. Minecraft (With Optifine) runs @ 400 fps average with a GTX 1650


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