Intel Core i3-7100U vs. Intel Core i3-6100U

Intel Core i3-7100UIntel Core i3-6100U
2.40 GHzFrequency2.30 GHz
Turbo (1 Core)
Turbo (All Cores)
2Cores2
YesHyperthreadingYes
NoOverclocking ?No
3 MBCache3 MB
Intel HD Graphics 620GPUIntel Iris Graphics 520
0.30 GHzGPU frequency0.30 GHz
1.00 GHzGPU (Turbo)1.00 GHz
10GPU Generation9
12.0DirectX Version12.0
3Max. displays3
24Execution units24
Decode/EncodeCodec h264Decode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec JPEGDecode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 8bitDecode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 10bitNo
Decode/EncodeCodec VP8Decode/Encode
DecodeCodec VP9Decode
DecodeCodec VC-1Decode
Decode/EncodeCodec AVCDecode/Encode
Kaby Lake UArchitectureSkylake-U
DDR4-2133 SO-DIMMMemoryDDR4-2133 SO-DIMM
2Memory channels2
NoECCNo
3.0PCIe version3.0
12PCIe lanes12
14nmTechnology14nm
BGA 1356SocketBGA 1356
15WTDP15W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationVT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Q4/2016Release dateQ3/2015
Market price


Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i3-7100UIntel Core i3-7100U
2x 2.40 GHz HT
1.16 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100UIntel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
1.11 (96%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i3-7100UIntel Core i3-7100U
2x 2.40 GHz HT
2.87 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100UIntel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
2.75 (96%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i3-7100UIntel Core i3-7100U
2x 2.40 GHz HT
37.2 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100UIntel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
30.8 (83%)



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i3-7100UIntel Core i3-7100U
2x 2.40 GHz HT
103 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100UIntel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
98 (95%)



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i3-7100UIntel Core i3-7100U
2x 2.40 GHz HT
262 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100UIntel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
251 (96%)




Passmark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i3-7100UIntel Core i3-7100U
2x 2.40 GHz HT
3768 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100UIntel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
3604 (96%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i3-7100UIntel Core i3-7100U
2x 2.40 GHz HT
2568 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100UIntel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
2436 (95%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i3-7100UIntel Core i3-7100U
2x 2.40 GHz HT
5556 (100%)
Intel Core i3-6100UIntel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
5313 (96%)



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