Intel Core i3-7100U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i3-7100U has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 7. gen of the Intel Core i3 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1356 socket and was released in Q4/2016.
Intel Core i3-7100U

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i3-7100U. 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 i3-7100U.

Name: Intel Core i3-7100U
Family: Intel Core i3
CPU group: Intel Core i 7000U
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 7
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i3-7100U 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: 2.40 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i3-7100U 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 620
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.00 GHz
Execution units: 24
Shader: 192
Max. GPU Memory: 32 GB
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Release date: Q2/2016

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 / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
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: DDR4-2133 SO-DIMM
Max. Memory: 32 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 12
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): 15 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: 7.5 W
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 Core i3-7100U 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: BGA 1356
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 3.00 MB
Architecture: Kaby Lake U
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: Q4/2016
Release price: 281 $
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i3-7100U 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.

Intel Core i5-4200U Intel Core i5-4200U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
216
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
14C 28T @ 3.30 GHz
213
AMD FX-6350 AMD FX-6350
6C 6T @ 4.20 GHz
212
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
209
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
209
Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
209
AMD FX-8350 AMD FX-8350
8C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
209
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 Athlon II X4 615e AMD Athlon II X4 615e
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
457
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
450
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.35 GHz
449
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
448
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
443
AMD Athlon II X4 600e AMD Athlon II X4 600e
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
438
Intel Core i7-3667U Intel Core i7-3667U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
420
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 i5-3427U Intel Core i5-3427U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
589
Intel Core m5-6Y57 Intel Core m5-6Y57
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
589
Intel Xeon D-1518 Intel Xeon D-1518
4C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
588
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
585
AMD FX-8370 AMD FX-8370
8C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
585
Intel Core i5-4460T Intel Core i5-4460T
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
584
Intel Core i3-5157U Intel Core i3-5157U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
583
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 Athlon II X4 750K AMD Athlon II X4 750K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
1341
Intel Celeron G4900 Intel Celeron G4900
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
1334
AMD Athlon II X4 640 AMD Athlon II X4 640
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1332
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1329
Intel Core i7-2620M Intel Core i7-2620M
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1328
Intel Core i7-3667U Intel Core i7-3667U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1328
AMD Athlon II X4 638 AMD Athlon II X4 638
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1326
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-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 Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
685
Intel Core i5-2450M Intel Core i5-2450M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
682
Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
673
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
671
Intel Pentium G3250 Intel Pentium G3250
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
671
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
668
Intel Pentium Gold 5405U Intel Pentium Gold 5405U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
666
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.

AMD A8-5500 AMD A8-5500
AMD Radeon HD 7560D @ 0.76 GHz
389
AMD A8-5500B AMD A8-5500B
AMD Radeon HD 7560D @ 0.76 GHz
389
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
AMD Radeon HD 7560D @ 0.76 GHz
389
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
Intel HD Graphics 620 @ 1.00 GHz
384
Intel Core i3-10100Y Intel Core i3-10100Y
Intel UHD Graphics 615 @ 1.00 GHz
384
AMD 3020e AMD 3020e
AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics @ 1.00 GHz
384
AMD Athlon Silver 3050e AMD Athlon Silver 3050e
AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics @ 1.00 GHz
384
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 G4400 Intel Pentium G4400
2C 2T @ 3.30 GHz
3812
Intel Atom C2750 Intel Atom C2750
8C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
3796
Intel Core i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
3796
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
3768
Intel Core m3-8100Y Intel Core m3-8100Y
2C 4T @ 1.10 GHz
3768
Intel Pentium G3460 Intel Pentium G3460
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
3759
AMD Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3740
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark 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 Core i5-4460T Intel Core i5-4460T
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
105
Intel Pentium G3220T Intel Pentium G3220T
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
105
Intel Xeon E5-2650L v4 Intel Xeon E5-2650L v4
14C 28T @ 2.50 GHz
104
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
103
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
103
Intel Core i3-3250T Intel Core i3-3250T
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
103
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T AMD Phenom II X6 1090T
6C 6T @ 3.60 GHz
103
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 Phenom II X4 810 AMD Phenom II X4 810
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
263
AMD Phenom II X4 910 AMD Phenom II X4 910
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
263
Intel Core i5-4258U Intel Core i5-4258U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
263
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
262
Intel Core i7-8500Y Intel Core i7-8500Y
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
261
Intel Core i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
261
Intel Core i3-3240T Intel Core i3-3240T
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
260
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 Xeon E5-2630 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2630 v2
6C 12T @ 3.10 GHz
2585
Intel Core i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
2570
Intel Core i3-3225 Intel Core i3-3225
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
2570
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2568
Intel Celeron G3900T Intel Celeron G3900T
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
2561
Intel Celeron G1840 Intel Celeron G1840
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
2556
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
2544
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 Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
5576
Intel Celeron G4920 Intel Celeron G4920
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
5571
AMD FX-4200 AMD FX-4200
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
5557
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
5556
Intel Core i7-3687U Intel Core i7-3687U
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
5548
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200U AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
5531
AMD Ryzen 3 2200U AMD Ryzen 3 2200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
5531
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 Core i5-4460T Intel Core i5-4460T
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1.18
Intel Pentium G3240T Intel Pentium G3240T
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
1.18
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2
6C 12T @ 2.60 GHz
1.18
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1.16
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1.16
Intel Core i5-4310U Intel Core i5-4310U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1.16
Intel Pentium G3220T Intel Pentium G3220T
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
1.16
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.

AMD A8-3800 AMD A8-3800
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
2.91
Intel Atom C2730 Intel Atom C2730
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
2.9
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
2.9
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2.87
Intel Core i3-3240T Intel Core i3-3240T
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
2.87
Intel Core i3-5157U Intel Core i3-5157U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
2.86
AMD Phenom II X4 900e AMD Phenom II X4 900e
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2.86
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
37.4
Intel Core i7-8705G Intel Core i7-8705G
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL Graphics @ 1.01 GHz
37.4
Intel Core i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650 @ 1.00 GHz
37.2
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
Intel HD Graphics 620 @ 1.00 GHz
37.2
AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
AMD Radeon HD 6550D @ 0.60 GHz
37
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
Intel Iris Graphics 6100 @ 1.05 GHz
36.8
Intel Core i5-7500T Intel Core i5-7500T
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
36.4
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) 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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