Intel Core i3-7100 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i3-7100 was released in Q1/2017 and has 2 cores. The processor can process 4 threads simultaneously and uses a mainboard with the socket LGA 1151. In the Geekbench 5 benchmark, the Intel Core i3-7100 achieved a result of 973 points (single-core) or 2,076 points (multi-core).
Intel Core i3-7100

CPU lineage

In this classification you can see to which group of processors the Intel Core i3-7100 belongs. We also show the direct predecessor and successor of Intel Core i3-7100.

Name: Intel Core i3-7100
Family: Intel Core i3 (202)
CPU group: Intel Core i 7000 (17)
Architecture: Kaby Lake S
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 7
Predecessor: Intel Core i3-6100
Successor: Intel Core i3-8100

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i3-7100 has 2 cores. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i3-7100 is 3.90 GHz. An initial performance assessment can be made using the number of CPU cores.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i3-7100 has an integrated graphics that the system can use to efficiently play back videos. The Intel Core i3-7100 has the Intel HD Graphics 630 installed, which has 24 streaming multiprocessors (192 shaders).

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 630
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.10 GHz
Compute units: 24
Shader: 192
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q2/2016
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 64 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors with integrated graphics can process video codecs faster. Support for modern codecs can significantly increase system efficiency during video playback.

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

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i3-7100 supports a maximum of 64 GB memory. Depending on the mainboard, the processor can use a maximum of 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum bandwidth of the main memory of 38.4 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2400
DDR3-1600
38.4 GB/s
25.6 GB/s
Max. Memory: 64 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Core i3-7100 has a TDP of 51 W. Based on the TDP, the system manufacturer can and must adapt the cooling solution to the processor.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 51 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

Modern production reduces the waste heat of a processor and increases its efficiency. The Intel Core i3-7100 is made in 14 nm and has 3.00 MB cache.

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: Q1/2017
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i3-7100 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 i3-9100E Intel Core i3-9100E
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
975
Intel Core i5-8600T Intel Core i5-8600T
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
975
Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10C 20T @ 3.50 GHz
974
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
973
Intel Core i5-8259U Intel Core i5-8259U
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
973
Intel Xeon Silver 4214R Intel Xeon Silver 4214R
12C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
972
Intel Core i5-5675R Intel Core i5-5675R
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
972

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-8120 AMD FX-8120
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
2085
Intel Core i3-8145U Intel Core i3-8145U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
2084
Intel Pentium Gold G5400 Intel Pentium Gold G5400
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
2078
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
2076
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

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 i5-1030G7 Intel Core i5-1030G7
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
1227
Intel Xeon Gold 6128 Intel Xeon Gold 6128
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
1227
Intel Xeon Gold 6154 Intel Xeon Gold 6154
18C 36T @ 3.70 GHz
1226
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1225
Intel Core i3-8140U Intel Core i3-8140U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1225
Intel Xeon E3-1220 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1220 v6
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1225
Intel Core i5-8600T Intel Core i5-8600T
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
1224

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.
Intel Core i7-2600K Intel Core i7-2600K
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
2457
Intel Core i3-4370 Intel Core i3-4370
2C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
2450
Intel Core i5-4460T Intel Core i5-4460T
4C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
2446
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
2436
Intel Core i5-7267U Intel Core i5-7267U
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
2428
Intel Atom C5325 Intel Atom C5325
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
2418
Intel Core i7-2700K Intel Core i7-2700K
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
2418

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 A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
AMD Radeon HD 8570D @ 0.84 GHz
432
AMD A8-5545M AMD A8-5545M
AMD Radeon HD 8510G @ 0.55 GHz
425
AMD FX-7500 AMD FX-7500
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Kaveri) @ 0.55 GHz
425
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422
Intel Pentium Gold G6505T Intel Pentium Gold G6505T
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422
Intel Pentium Gold G6505 Intel Pentium Gold G6505
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422
Intel Pentium Gold G6605 Intel Pentium Gold G6605
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422

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 i3-6300 Intel Core i3-6300
2C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
4365
Intel Core i5-3470S Intel Core i5-3470S
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
4365
AMD Phenom II X4 970 AMD Phenom II X4 970
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
4361
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
4360
Apple A11 Bionic Apple A11 Bionic
6C 6T @ 2.39 GHz
4360
Intel Core i5-3450S Intel Core i5-3450S
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
4350
AMD A8-7650K AMD A8-7650K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
4340

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 Xeon E3-1231 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
379
Intel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i7-8550U
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
378
Intel Core i5-4570 Intel Core i5-4570
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
377
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
375
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
375
Intel Core i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
372
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
372

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 i5-2300 Intel Core i5-2300
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1119
Intel Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 1.20 GHz
1114
AMD FX-6350 AMD FX-6350
6C 6T @ 3.90 GHz
1109
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

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 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
169
Intel Core i5-8300H Intel Core i5-8300H
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
169
Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4C 8T @ 4.40 GHz
169
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
168
Intel Pentium Gold G5600F Intel Pentium Gold G5600F
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
168
Intel Core i5-10210U Intel Core i5-10210U
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
168
Intel Pentium Gold G5600 Intel Pentium Gold G5600
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
168

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 Phenom II X6 1045T AMD Phenom II X6 1045T
6C 6T @ 3.20 GHz
433
Intel Xeon Bronze 3104 Intel Xeon Bronze 3104
6C 6T @ 1.70 GHz
432
Intel Pentium Gold G6500 Intel Pentium Gold G6500
2C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
427
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
425
Intel Pentium Gold G5600F Intel Pentium Gold G5600F
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
425
Intel Pentium Gold G5600 Intel Pentium Gold G5600
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
425
Intel Core i7-7567U Intel Core i7-7567U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
423

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