Intel Pentium 2117U vs Intel Core i3-9300

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Pentium 2117U CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-9300
Intel Pentium 2117U Intel Core i3-9300
Intel Pentium Family Intel Core i3
Intel Pentium 2000 CPU group Intel Core i 9000
4 Generation 9
Ivy Bridge U Architecture Coffee Lake S Refresh
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor Intel Core i3-8300
-- Successor Intel Core i3-10300

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Pentium 2117U or Intel Core i3-9300 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

2 Cores 4
2 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
1.80 GHz Frequency 3.70 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.30 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.90 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Pentium 2117U or Intel Core i3-9300 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1) GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
1.00 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.15 GHz
7 GPU Generation 9.5
22 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
6 Execution units 24
48 Shader 192
Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
11.0 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

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

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3L-1333 SO-DIMM, DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM Memory DDR4-2400
32 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 Memory channels 2
-- Bandwidth --
No ECC Yes
L2 Cache
2.00 MB L3 Cache 8.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 16

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

17 W TDP (PL1) 62 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
90 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Pentium 2117U or Intel Core i3-9300 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

22 nm Technology 14 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
BGA 1023 Socket LGA 1151
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q3/2012 Release date Q2/2019
-- Release price 135 $
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

Intel Pentium 2117U Intel Pentium 2117U
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
347 (100%)
Intel Core i3-9300 Intel Core i3-9300
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core) results



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 Pentium 2117U Intel Pentium 2117U
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1) @ 1.00 GHz
96 (22%)
Intel Core i3-9300 Intel Core i3-9300
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.15 GHz
442 (100%)
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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 Pentium 2117U Intel Pentium 2117U
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-9300 Intel Core i3-9300
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
10018 (100%)
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



Devices using this processor

Intel Pentium 2117U Intel Core i3-9300
Unknown Unknown

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