Intel Core i3-2100
Top 43%262 points
Top 43%
Total clock speed
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Top 95%
250 CPUs
5.33GHz - 10.67GHz
NaN% of all CPUsYes
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CPU threads
semiconductor size
RAM speed
thermal design power (TDP)
Has integrated graphics

Intel Core i3-2100: 56 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

2 x 3.1GHz
AMD Opteron 6220: 24 x 9GHz
153
0

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1333MHz
Samsung Exynos 7420: 2873MHz
107
0

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835: 10nm
68
0

4. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 48
67
0

5. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
850MHz
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz
67
0

6. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
128KB
AMD Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB
62
0

7. thermal design power (TDP)

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.
65W
Intel Atom Z650: 3W
61
0

8. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
3597
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084: 17470
61
0

9. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
0.50MB
AMD Opteron 6284 SE: 16MB
60
0

10. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
0.25MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.50MB/core
56
0

11. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2017)
5885
Intel Core i7-6950X: 51251
56
0

12. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
21GB/s
Intel Xeon E5504: 192.20GB/s
54
0

13. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
10.10
Intel Core i5-7600T: 12
50
0

14. Uses hyperthreading technology

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.
Intel Core i3-2100
45% have it
49
0

15. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Intel Core i3-2100
69% have it
47
0

16. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
Intel Core i3-2100
86% have it
43
0

17. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
995 million
Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4: 7200 million
43
0

18. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Core i7-6950X: 4
41
0

19. PCI Express (PCIe) version

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
2
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v6: 3
40
0

20. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
1567
Intel Core i3-7350K: 2625
40
0

21. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
3MB
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 60MB
40
0

22. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
1.50MB/core
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 15MB/core
39
0

23. PassMark result (overclocked)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU whilst it is overclocked.
4012
Intel Core i7-5960X: 18948
38
0

24. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
3
AMD A10-7890K: 4.50
37
0

25. performance per watt

This means the CPU is more efficient, giving a greater amount of performance for each watt of power used.
91
Intel Core M7-6Y75: 1420.8
35
0

26. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Intel Core i3-2100
89% have it
34
0

27. 7zip benchmark

This benchmark tests the CPU to see how well it performs using the 7zip program.
8795MIPS
Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition: 31232MIPS
34
0

28. OpenCL version

Some applications use OpenCL to utilise the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.
1.10
Qualcomm Snapdragon 653: 2
34
0

29. SysMark 2012 result

SysMark 2012 result for overall CPU performance.
127
Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition: 257
33
0

30. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Intel Core i3-2100
95% have it
32
0

31. Has Intel Quick Sync Video

This allows very fast video transcoding times, for example when ripping a DVD or Blu-ray to your computer.
Intel Core i3-2100
33% have it
32
0

32. bus transfer rate

The bus is responsible for transferring data between different components of a computer or device.
5GT/s
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 9.60GT/s
30
0

33. DivX encoding result

This benchmark tests to see how quickly the CPU can encode a DivX video using the XMPEG program.
45.90s
Intel Core i7-4960X: 18.70s
30
0

34. height

37.50mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm
30
0

35. result for web development

SysMark 2012 tests the CPU for how well it carries out web development work.
123
Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition: 268
29
0

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