Average Bench: 81% (60th of 1206)

Based on 447 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-9100 CPU @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 71%Average: 81% Great: 86%
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i3-9100 averaged just 18.9% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 123Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 242Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-9100 is just 15.7%. 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 463Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 459Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 447 samples)
Min Avg Max
107 1-Core 123 130
215 2-Core 242 254
85.9% 182 Pts
Min Avg Max
368 4-Core 454 489
382 8-Core 459 490
62.2% 456 Pts
Min Avg Max
390 64-Core 463 494
31.1% 463 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 128
2-Core 250
89% 189 Pts
4-Core 483
8-Core 477
66% 480 Pts
64-Core 492
33% 492 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 128
2-Core 238
87% 183 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 471
65% 476 Pts
64-Core 489
33% 489 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 129
2-Core 240
88% 185 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 482
65% 479 Pts
64-Core 453
30% 453 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 126
2-Core 248
88% 187 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 473
65% 474 Pts
64-Core 483
32% 483 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 124
2-Core 253
88% 188 Pts
4-Core 479
8-Core 475
65% 477 Pts
64-Core 477
32% 477 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 113
2-Core 254
85% 183 Pts
4-Core 483
8-Core 482
66% 482 Pts
64-Core 485
33% 485 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 124
2-Core 244
87% 184 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 452
62% 454 Pts
64-Core 458
31% 458 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 111
2-Core 248
83% 179 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 484
66% 481 Pts
64-Core 493
33% 493 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,645,910 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i3-9100 Builds (Compare 1,066 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Acer Aspire TC-885

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $150

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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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