Intel Core i3-12100 - Benchmark, Test and specs

The Intel Core i3-12100 has 4 cores with 8 threads and is based on the 12. gen of the Intel Core i3 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 1700 socket and was released in Q1/2022.
Intel Core i3-12100
CPU lineageCPU lineage
Name: Intel Core i3-12100
Family: Intel Core i3
CPU group: Intel Core i 12000
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 12
Predecessor: Intel Core i3-11100B
Successor: --
CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency
CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 8
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x Golden Cove
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.30 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.30 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 4.00 GHz
Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics
GPU name: Intel UHD Graphics 730
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.40 GHz
Execution units: 24
Shader: 192
Max. GPU Memory: 64 GB
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 12
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Release date: Q1/2021
Hardware codec supportHardware codec support
h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: Decode
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode
Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe
Memory type: DDR4-3200
DDR5-4800
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 2
Bandwidth: 76.8 GB/s
ECC: No
PCIe: 5.0 x 20
AES-NI: Yes
Thermal ManagementThermal Management
TDP (PL1): 60 W
TDP (PL2): 89 W
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C
Technical detailsTechnical details
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+
L2-Cache: 5.00 MB
L3-Cache: 12.00 MB
Architecture: Alder Lake S
Technology: 10 nm
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Socket: LGA 1700
Release date: Q1/2022
Part Number: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i3-12100 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.

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Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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.

AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
1662
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
1662
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
1662
Intel Core i3-12100 Intel Core i3-12100
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
1658
Intel Core i3-12100F Intel Core i3-12100F
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
1658
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
16C 32T @ 3.40 GHz
1644
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
1636
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Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 i9-9880H Intel Core i9-9880H
8C 16T @ 2.30 GHz
8657
Intel Core i7-9700 Intel Core i7-9700
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
8540
Intel Core i7-9700F Intel Core i7-9700F
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
8540
Intel Core i3-12100 Intel Core i3-12100
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
8443
Intel Core i3-12100F Intel Core i3-12100F
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
8443
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 2.40 GHz
8370
Intel Core i5-10505 Intel Core i5-10505
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
8294
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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.

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
16C 32T @ 3.40 GHz
647
Intel Core i9-10900K Intel Core i9-10900K
10C 20T @ 3.70 GHz
645
Intel Core i9-10900KF Intel Core i9-10900KF
10C 20T @ 3.70 GHz
645
Intel Core i3-12100 Intel Core i3-12100
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
642
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
642
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950H
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
642
Intel Core i3-12100F Intel Core i3-12100F
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
642
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 Xeon E5-2680 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3
12C 24T @ 2.50 GHz
3299
AMD Ryzen 9 4900U AMD Ryzen 9 4900U
8C 16T @ 2.00 GHz
3292
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 3.00 GHz
3247
Intel Core i3-12100 Intel Core i3-12100
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
3204
Intel Core i3-12100F Intel Core i3-12100F
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
3204
Intel Core i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 2.90 GHz
3197
Intel Core i5-10400 Intel Core i5-10400
6C 12T @ 2.90 GHz
3197
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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.

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
249
AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
247
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
245
Intel Core i3-12100 Intel Core i3-12100
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
242
Intel Core i3-12100F Intel Core i3-12100F
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
242
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
241
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
235
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



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 Xeon E5-2618L v3 Intel Xeon E5-2618L v3
8C 16T @ 2.30 GHz
1233
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 AF AMD Ryzen 5 1600 AF
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
1221
Intel Core i7-10750H Intel Core i7-10750H
6C 12T @ 2.60 GHz
1216
Intel Core i3-12100 Intel Core i3-12100
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
1204
Intel Core i3-12100F Intel Core i3-12100F
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
1204
Intel Xeon E-2276M Intel Xeon E-2276M
6C 12T @ 2.80 GHz
1196
Intel Xeon E5-2630 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2630 v3
8C 16T @ 2.40 GHz
1190
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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 i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
1721
Intel Core i7-11700 Intel Core i7-11700
8C 16T @ 2.50 GHz
1721
Intel Core i7-11700F Intel Core i7-11700F
8C 16T @ 2.50 GHz
1721
Intel Core i3-12100 Intel Core i3-12100
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
1716
Intel Core i3-12100F Intel Core i3-12100F
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
1716
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
1714
Intel Core i7-12700F Intel Core i7-12700F
12C 20T @ 2.10 GHz
1712
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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 Xeon E5-1660 v4 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v4
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
6861
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
6821
Intel Core i7-7800X Intel Core i7-7800X
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
6759
Intel Core i3-12100 Intel Core i3-12100
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
6739
Intel Core i7-9700F Intel Core i7-9700F
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
6714
Intel Core i7-9700 Intel Core i7-9700
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
6714
Intel Core i7-8700K Intel Core i7-8700K
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
6693
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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.

AMD A10-5750M AMD A10-5750M
AMD Radeon HD 8650G @ 0.72 GHz
553
AMD A10-5757M AMD A10-5757M
AMD Radeon HD 8650G @ 0.72 GHz
553
AMD A10-9600P AMD A10-9600P
AMD Radeon R5 - 384 (Bristol Ridge) @ 0.72 GHz
550
Intel Core i3-12100 Intel Core i3-12100
Intel UHD Graphics 730 @ 1.40 GHz
538
Intel Core i3-12100TE Intel Core i3-12100TE
Intel UHD Graphics 730 @ 1.40 GHz
538
Intel Core i3-12100E Intel Core i3-12100E
Intel UHD Graphics 730 @ 1.40 GHz
538
Intel Core i3-12100T Intel Core i3-12100T
Intel UHD Graphics 730 @ 1.40 GHz
538
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