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.
Intel Core i3-6100

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i3-6100. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i3-6100.

Name: Intel Core i3-6100
Family: Intel Core i3
CPU group: Intel Core i 6000
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 6
Predecessor: --
Successor: Intel Core i3-7100

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i3-6100 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.

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): --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i3-6100 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).

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 530
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.15 GHz
Execution units: 24
Shader: 192
Max. GPU Memory: 64 GB
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Release date: Q3/2015

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 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.

Memory type: DDR3-1600
DDR4-2133
Max. Memory: 64 GB
Memory channels: 2
Bandwidth: --
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
AES-NI: Yes

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.

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

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core i3-6100 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.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1151
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 3.00 MB
Architecture: Skylake S
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: --

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.


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
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



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
Show all Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core) results



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 i5-7360U Intel Core i5-7360U
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
903
Samsung Exynos 1080 Samsung Exynos 1080
8C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
903
Intel Core i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
902
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
901
Intel Xeon E3-1226 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1226 v3
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
901
Intel Core i7-6820HK Intel Core i7-6820HK
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
901
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 1700X AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 1700X
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
899
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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.

AMD FX-6200 AMD FX-6200
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
1992
Intel Atom x6413E Intel Atom x6413E
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1988
Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
1975
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1965
AMD Ryzen 3 5125C AMD Ryzen 3 5125C
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1957
Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 Qualcomm Snapdragon 850
8C 8T @ 2.95 GHz
1953
HiSilicon Kirin 810 HiSilicon Kirin 810
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
1951
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 @ 2.30 GHz
361
Intel Core i5-6400 Intel Core i5-6400
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
359
Intel Core i5-7300HQ Intel Core i5-7300HQ
4C 4T @ 3.10 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 @ 3.30 GHz
353
Intel Core i5-3470 Intel Core i5-3470
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
350
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core) results



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
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 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
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
Intel Core i7-4930MX Intel Core i7-4930MX
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.35 GHz
432
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 Core i5-6198DU Intel Core i5-6198DU
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
4146
Intel Core i3-4130T Intel Core i3-4130T
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
4137
Intel Pentium Gold G6400 Intel Pentium Gold G6400
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
4129
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4122
AMD Phenom II X4 B99 AMD Phenom II X4 B99
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
4112
Intel Celeron N5105 Intel Celeron N5105
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
4099
Intel Core i7-5500U Intel Core i7-5500U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
4060
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



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
Show all Blender 2.81 (bmw27) results



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
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.

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
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



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 i5-7360U Intel Core i5-7360U
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
3782
Intel Core i7-3770K Intel Core i7-3770K
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
3782
Intel Xeon E5-2623 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2623 v4
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
3777
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
3774
Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
3773
Intel Core i7-5960X Intel Core i7-5960X
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
3773
AMD Epyc 7601 AMD Epyc 7601
32C 64T @ 3.20 GHz
3763
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 Pentium G4620 Intel Pentium G4620
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
8033
Intel Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
8033
Intel Core i5-7267U Intel Core i5-7267U
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
8030
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
8011
AMD Phenom II X6 1035T AMD Phenom II X6 1035T
6C 6T @ 3.10 GHz
7961
Intel Core i5-7300U Intel Core i5-7300U
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
7943
Intel Core i3-4150 Intel Core i3-4150
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
7830
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 Xeon Gold 6148 Intel Xeon Gold 6148
20C 40T @ 3.70 GHz
1.9
Intel Xeon Gold 6150 Intel Xeon Gold 6150
18C 36T @ 3.70 GHz
1.9
Intel Xeon Gold 6154 Intel Xeon Gold 6154
18C 36T @ 3.70 GHz
1.9
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1.89
Intel Xeon Platinum 8160 Intel Xeon Platinum 8160
24C 48T @ 3.70 GHz
1.89
Intel Xeon Platinum 8160F Intel Xeon Platinum 8160F
24C 48T @ 3.70 GHz
1.89
Intel Xeon Platinum 8160M Intel Xeon Platinum 8160M
24C 48T @ 3.70 GHz
1.89
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 Pentium G4620 Intel Pentium G4620
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4.88
Intel Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4.88
AMD Phenom II X6 1035T AMD Phenom II X6 1035T
6C 6T @ 3.10 GHz
4.87
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4.81
Intel Pentium G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
4.75
Intel Core i5-4570R Intel Core i5-4570R
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
4.74
AMD FX-8100 AMD FX-8100
8C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
4.7
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Leaderboards

In our leaderboards, we have clearly compiled the best processors for specific categories for you. The leaderboards are always up to date and are regularly updated by us. The best processors are selected according to popularity and speed in benchmarks as well as the price-performance ratio.


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