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Intel Core i3-6100

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Intel Core i3-6100 review: specs and price

Intel Core i3-6100
Intel Core i3-6100

Why is Intel Core i3-6100 better than the average?

  • RAM speed
    2133MHzvs1818.75MHz
  • Semiconductor size
    14nmvs23.08nm
  • Thermal design power (TDP)
    51Wvs71.76W
  • DirectX version
    12vs11.09
  • PCI Express (PCIe) version
    3vs2.71
  • PassMark result (single)
    2058vs1535.14
  • OpenGL version
    4.4vs3.95
  • Bus transfer rate
    8GT/svs6.79GT/s

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General info

1.GPU clock speed

350MHz

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Intel Core i7-4770R

1300MHz

2.DirectX version

12

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE

12.1

3.Supports 64-bit
Intel Core i3-6100

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.

4.semiconductor size

14nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

AMD Ryzen 5 2500X

12nm

5.thermal design power (TDP)

51W

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.

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Intel Atom E3805

3W

6.number of transistors

1350 million

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

9600 million

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Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 3.7GHz

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

32 x 3GHz

2.L2 cache

0.5MB

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Best

Intel Xeon Phi 7235

32MB

3.CPU threads

4

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

64

4.L1 cache

128KB

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX

2250KB

5.L2 core

0.25MB/core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.

Best

Intel Core i5-4200Y

2.5MB/core

6.L3 cache

3MB

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Best

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

64MB

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Memory

1.maximum memory bandwidth

34.1GB/s

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

Best

Intel Xeon E5504

192.2GB/s

2.RAM speed

2133MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

AMD Ryzen 5 2500X

2933MHz

3.memory channels

2

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.

Best

Intel Atom x5-Z8350

12.8

4.bus transfer rate

8GT/s

The bus is responsible for transferring data between different components of a computer or device.

Best

Intel Xeon Gold 5115

10.4GT/s

5.maximum memory size

64GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

Intel Xeon E7-8830

4096GB

6.Supports ECC memory
Intel Core i3-6100

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

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Features

1.Uses hyperthreading technology
Intel Core i3-6100

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.

2.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Intel Core i3-6100

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

3.Has AES
Intel Core i3-6100

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

4.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Intel Core i3-6100

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

5.SSE version

4.2

SSE is used to speed up multimedia tasks such as editing an image or adjusting audio volume. Each new version contains new instructions and improvements.

Best

Intel Core i7-9800X

4.2

6.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Intel Core i3-6100

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.

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Benchmarks

1.PassMark result

5494

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.

Best

Intel Xeon W-2195

26470

2.PassMark result (single)

2058

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.

Best

Intel Core i3-7350K

2625

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