Intel Core i3-4160 vs. AMD FX-4170

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i3-4160 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD FX-4170
Intel Core i3-4160 AMD FX-4170
Intel Core i3 Family AMD FX
Intel Core i 4000 CPU group AMD FX-4100/4200
4 Generation 1
Haswell S Architecture Zambezi (Bulldozer)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

2 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
3.60 GHz Frequency 4.20 GHz
Turbo (1 Core) 4.40 GHz
Turbo (All Cores) 4.40 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 4400 GPU no iGPU
0.35 GHz GPU frequency
1.15 GHz GPU (Turbo)
7.5 GPU Generation
22 nm Technology
3 Max. displays
20 Execution units
160 Shader
2 GB Max. GPU Memory
11.1 DirectX Version

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC No
Decode Codec VC-1 No
Decode Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM Memory DDR3-1866
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
Yes ECC Yes
L2 Cache
3.00 MB L3 Cache 8.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version
16 PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

54 W TDP (PL1) 125 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

22 nm Technology 32 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
LGA 1150 Socket AM3+
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q3/2014 Release date Q1/2012
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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 i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
145 (100%)
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AMD FX-4170 AMD FX-4170
4x 4.20 GHz (4.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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 i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
367 (100%)
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AMD FX-4170 AMD FX-4170
4x 4.20 GHz (4.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 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 i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
807 (100%)
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AMD FX-4170 AMD FX-4170
4x 4.20 GHz (4.40 GHz)
517 (64%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 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 i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
1716 (100%)
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AMD FX-4170 AMD FX-4170
4x 4.20 GHz (4.40 GHz)
1413 (82%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
Intel HD Graphics 4400 @ 1.15 GHz
368 (100%)
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AMD FX-4170 AMD FX-4170
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0 (0%)
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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 i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
3838 (100%)
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AMD FX-4170 AMD FX-4170
4x 4.20 GHz (4.40 GHz)
2334 (61%)
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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 i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
8053 (100%)
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AMD FX-4170 AMD FX-4170
4x 4.20 GHz (4.40 GHz)
7060 (88%)
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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 i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
1.46 (100%)
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AMD FX-4170 AMD FX-4170
4x 4.20 GHz (4.40 GHz)
1.03 (71%)
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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 i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
3.9 (100%)
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AMD FX-4170 AMD FX-4170
4x 4.20 GHz (4.40 GHz)
3.28 (84%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

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 i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
17.3 (100%)
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AMD FX-4170 AMD FX-4170
4x 4.20 GHz (4.40 GHz)
0 (0%)
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Estimated results for 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 i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
5112 (100%)
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AMD FX-4170 AMD FX-4170
4x 4.20 GHz (4.40 GHz)
4770 (93%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Core i3-4160 AMD FX-4170
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