Intel Core i3-6100 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i3-6100 has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 6. gen of the Intel Core i3 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 1151 socket and was released in Q3/2015. The Intel Core i3-6100 scores 901 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 2,064 points.
Intel Core i3-6100

At a glance

Name: Intel Core i3-6100
Family: Intel Core i3 (205)
CPU group: Intel Core i 6000 (24)
Architecture: Skylake S
Technology: 14 nm
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 6
Predecessor: --
Successor: Intel Core i3-7100

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i3-6100 has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i3-6100 is 3.70 GHz. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Core i3-6100 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Core i3-6100 uses the Intel HD Graphics 530, which has 192 texture shaders and 24 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 530
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.15 GHz
Compute units: 24
Shader: 192
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q3/2015
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 32 GB
Frame Generation: No

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.

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

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 64 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 34.1 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2133
DDR3-1600
34.1 GB/s
25.6 GB/s
Max. Memory: 64 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 51 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 51 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Intel Core i3-6100 is made in 14 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 3.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1151
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 3.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
Release date: Q3/2015
Release price: 117 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i3-6100 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.


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 i5-5575R Intel Core i5-5575R
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
902
Intel Core i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
902
Intel Core i5-8305G Intel Core i5-8305G
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
902
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
901
Intel Xeon D-1746TER Intel Xeon D-1746TER
10C 20T @ 3.10 GHz
899
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
899
Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
898

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 Celeron N5105 Intel Celeron N5105
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
2074
Intel Core i3-4370 Intel Core i3-4370
2C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
2071
Intel Core i5-7267U Intel Core i5-7267U
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
2070
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
2064
MediaTek Kompanio 900T MediaTek Kompanio 900T
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
2056
Intel Atom x6425E Intel Atom x6425E
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
2055
Intel Core i5-7360U Intel Core i5-7360U
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
2055

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i7-7820HQ Intel Core i7-7820HQ
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
1214
Intel Xeon Gold 6150 Intel Xeon Gold 6150
18C 36T @ 3.70 GHz
1213
Intel Core i5-8257U Intel Core i5-8257U
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
1212
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1208
Intel Xeon E5-1630 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1630 v3
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1208
Intel Core i7-4790S Intel Core i7-4790S
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1205
Intel Core i3-10110U Intel Core i3-10110U
2C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
1204

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
AMD FX-8350 AMD FX-8350
8C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
2361
Intel Core i3-7101TE Intel Core i3-7101TE
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
2361
Intel Core i3-8145UE Intel Core i3-8145UE
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
2356
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
2355
Apple A10X Fusion Apple A10X Fusion
6C 6T @ 2.36 GHz
2354
Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
2354
Apple A12 Bionic Apple A12 Bionic
6C 6T @ 2.49 GHz
2353

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 EPYC 7232P AMD EPYC 7232P
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
372
AMD EPYC 7252 AMD EPYC 7252
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
372
Intel Core i5-4670K Intel Core i5-4670K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
371
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
368
Intel Celeron G5920 Intel Celeron G5920
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
368
Intel Pentium Gold G6500T Intel Pentium Gold G6500T
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
367
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
367

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.
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U AMD Ryzen 7 2700U
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
935
Intel Core i5-4590T Intel Core i5-4590T
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
935
Intel Pentium Silver N6005 Intel Pentium Silver N6005
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
925
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
916
Intel Core i3-8109U Intel Core i3-8109U
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
916
Intel Pentium Gold G5500 Intel Pentium Gold G5500
2C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
916
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T AMD Phenom II X6 1055T
6C 6T @ 3.30 GHz
913

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 i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i7-6700 Intel Core i7-6700
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i5-10210U Intel Core i5-10210U
Intel UHD Graphics (Comet Lake) @ 1.10 GHz
441
AMD RX-416GD AMD RX-416GD
AMD Radeon R6 (Merlin Falcon) @ 0.58 GHz
440
Intel Core i7-4940MX Intel Core i7-4940MX
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.35 GHz
432

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.
AMD FX-4130 AMD FX-4130
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
4154
Intel Core i5-2500 Intel Core i5-2500
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
4150
Intel Pentium J6426 Intel Pentium J6426
4C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
4150
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4148
Intel Core i7-7660U Intel Core i7-7660U
2C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
4132
Intel Pentium Gold G6400 Intel Pentium Gold G6400
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
4129
Intel Core i5-7287U Intel Core i5-7287U
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4129

Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.
Intel Core i5-3470 Intel Core i5-3470
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
833
Intel Core i3-1115G4 Intel Core i3-1115G4
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
849
Intel Core i3-4170 Intel Core i3-4170
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
899.1
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
947.2
Intel Core i3-4330 Intel Core i3-4330
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
953
Intel Core i7-6567U Intel Core i7-6567U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
971.9
Intel Core i3-4130 Intel Core i3-4130
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1017.8

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-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 Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
361
Intel Core i5-6400 Intel Core i5-6400
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
359
Intel Core i5-7300HQ Intel Core i5-7300HQ
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
359
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
357
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 AMD Ryzen 5 1400
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
357
Intel Core i5-4460 Intel Core i5-4460
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
353
Intel Core i5-3470 Intel Core i5-3470
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
350

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 Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1104
Intel Pentium Gold G5420 Intel Pentium Gold G5420
2C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
1077
Intel Core i3-10110U Intel Core i3-10110U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
1071
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1045
Intel Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1044
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1040
Intel Core i3-8145U Intel Core i3-8145U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
1039

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 Xeon E3-1270 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1270 v3
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
153
Intel Xeon E3-1275 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1275 v3
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
153
Intel Xeon E5-1620 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1620 v2
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
153
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
152
AMD Ryzen 7 2700E AMD Ryzen 7 2700E
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
152
Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10C 20T @ 3.50 GHz
152
Intel Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
152

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.
AMD Athlon 240GE AMD Athlon 240GE
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
397
Intel Pentium Gold G5420 Intel Pentium Gold G5420
2C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
395
Intel Core i7-7560U Intel Core i7-7560U
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
394
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
392
Intel Pentium G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
392
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
388
Intel Core i3-4370 Intel Core i3-4370
2C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
387

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