Average Bench: 81.3% (164th of 1355)

Based on 11,176 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-9100 CPU @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 69%Average: 81.3% 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 18.7% 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 85.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 119Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-9100 is just 18.9%. 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 450Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 447Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,176 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.5 Memory 85.9 93.1
101 1-Core 119 127
205 2-Core 236 250
84.4% 147 Pts
Min Avg Max
326 4-Core 442 483
364 8-Core 447 482
60.7% 445 Pts
Min Avg Max
362 64-Core 450 485
30.2% 450 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 94.5
1-Core 123
2-Core 247
89% 155 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 490
66% 482 Pts
64-Core 473
32% 473 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.6
1-Core 127
2-Core 248
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 454
64% 465 Pts
64-Core 472
32% 472 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.5
1-Core 125
2-Core 218
84% 144 Pts
4-Core 485
8-Core 482
66% 483 Pts
64-Core 491
33% 491 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 104
2-Core 240
81% 143 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 467
64% 467 Pts
64-Core 468
31% 468 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 81.9
2-Core 240
75% 135 Pts
4-Core 461
8-Core 460
63% 461 Pts
64-Core 471
32% 471 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.3
1-Core 122
2-Core 241
84% 148 Pts
4-Core 386
8-Core 455
56% 420 Pts
64-Core 456
31% 456 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 10%
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System: Acer Aspire TC-885

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $163

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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

2 months ago.

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


Good

3 months ago.

This thing is fast and sometimes goes head to head with a Ryzen 5 1600, for a significantly lower price.


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