Average Bench: 81.2% (137th of 1316)

Based on 7,916 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-9100 CPU @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 68%Average: 81.2% Great: 88%
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 86.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 120Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-9100 is just 19.8%. 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 448Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 446Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,916 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.2 Memory 86.1 93.1
102 1-Core 120 129
200 2-Core 236 252
84.7% 147 Pts
Min Avg Max
326 4-Core 440 482
357 8-Core 446 485
60.5% 443 Pts
Min Avg Max
346 64-Core 448 488
30.1% 448 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.1
1-Core 127
2-Core 242
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 471
64% 469 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 93
1-Core 124
2-Core 244
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 460
62% 458 Pts
64-Core 446
30% 446 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.1
1-Core 128
2-Core 249
89% 156 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 463
64% 466 Pts
64-Core 476
32% 476 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.5
1-Core 114
2-Core 231
86% 147 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 413
58% 423 Pts
64-Core 438
29% 438 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 116
2-Core 243
84% 147 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 450
60% 443 Pts
64-Core 376
25% 376 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.9
1-Core 125
2-Core 248
88% 154 Pts
4-Core 381
8-Core 468
56% 424 Pts
64-Core 471
32% 471 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.3
1-Core 122
2-Core 216
80% 138 Pts
4-Core 394
8-Core 463
57% 429 Pts
64-Core 484
32% 484 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.5
1-Core 55.6
2-Core 172
60% 103 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 393
36% 296 Pts
64-Core 349
23% 349 Pts
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Typical Core i3-9100 Builds (Compare 2,538 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 10%
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System: Acer Aspire TC-885

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $186

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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

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


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