Intel Core i3-8100 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i3-8100 has 4 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 8. gen of the Intel Core i3 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 1151-2 socket and was released in Q4/2017. The Intel Core i3-8100 scores 971 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 3,134 points.
Intel Core i3-8100

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i3-8100. 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 i3-8100.

Name: Intel Core i3-8100
Family: Intel Core i3
CPU group: Intel Core i 8000
Architecture: Coffee Lake S
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 8
Predecessor: Intel Core i3-7100
Successor: Intel Core i3-9100

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i3-8100 has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i3-8100 is 3.60 GHz. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i3-8100 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Core i3-8100 uses the Intel UHD Graphics 630, 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 UHD Graphics 630
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.10 GHz
Compute units: 24
Shader: 192
Max. GPU Memory: 64 GB
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Release date: Q4/2017

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 processor can use up to 64 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 38.4 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2400
38.4 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 65 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): 65 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i3-8100 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 6.00 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 1151-2
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 6.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, 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: Q4/2017
Release price: 117 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i3-8100 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 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.

Intel Core i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
923
Intel Core i7-7700HQ Intel Core i7-7700HQ
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
921
Intel Pentium G3258 Intel Pentium G3258
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
917
Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
912
Intel Core i5-4670 Intel Core i5-4670
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
908
Intel Core i5-4670K Intel Core i5-4670K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
908
Intel Core i7-6870HQ Intel Core i7-6870HQ
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
903



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 i5-6600 Intel Core i5-6600
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
3741
Intel Core i3-8100B Intel Core i3-8100B
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
3698
Intel Core i7-3770 Intel Core i7-3770
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
3650
Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
3618
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200G AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200G
4C 4T @ 3.65 GHz
3587
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
4C 4T @ 3.65 GHz
3587
Intel Core i7-8650U Intel Core i7-8650U
4C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
3576



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 i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
973
Intel Core i5-5675R Intel Core i5-5675R
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
972
Intel Xeon Silver 4214R Intel Xeon Silver 4214R
12C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
972
Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
971
Intel Core i3-8100B Intel Core i3-8100B
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
971
Intel Pentium G4620 Intel Pentium G4620
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
971
Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4 Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4
16C 32T @ 3.60 GHz
971



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 E3-1226 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1226 v3
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
3144
Intel Core i7-3770S Intel Core i7-3770S
4C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
3143
Intel Core i3-8300T Intel Core i3-8300T
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
3139
Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
3134
Intel Core i5-6600T Intel Core i5-6600T
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
3111
Intel Core i7-2600K Intel Core i7-2600K
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
3098
AMD Ryzen 3 2300X AMD Ryzen 3 2300X
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
3097



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 Xeon E3-1275 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1275 v3
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
1269
Intel Xeon Gold 6126 Intel Xeon Gold 6126
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
1268
Intel Core i7-6800K Intel Core i7-6800K
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
1267
Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1265
Intel Core i3-8100B Intel Core i3-8100B
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1265
Intel Core i5-9600T Intel Core i5-9600T
6C 6T @ 3.90 GHz
1265
Intel Core i7-7820HK Intel Core i7-7820HK
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
1264



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 i7-4950HQ Intel Core i7-4950HQ
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
3637
Intel Core i7-4722HQ Intel Core i7-4722HQ
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
3633
Intel Core i5-5675R Intel Core i5-5675R
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
3632
Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
3627
Intel Xeon E5-2623 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2623 v3
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
3621
Intel Core i7-4720HQ Intel Core i7-4720HQ
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
3607
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 5450U AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 5450U
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
3600



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 i3-8109U Intel Core i3-8109U
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
366
Intel Xeon Platinum 8268L Intel Xeon Platinum 8268L
24C 48T @ 3.90 GHz
366
Intel Core i7-8650U Intel Core i7-8650U
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
365
Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
364
Intel Core i7-4770K Intel Core i7-4770K
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
361
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3500U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3500U
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
360
AMD Ryzen 5 3550H AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
360



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 Core i7-4810MQ Intel Core i7-4810MQ
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
1476
Intel Core i5-4670K Intel Core i5-4670K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1456
Intel Xeon E5-1620 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1620 v2
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
1449
Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1444
Intel Core i7-8705G Intel Core i7-8705G
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
1439
Intel Core i7-3770 Intel Core i7-3770
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
1419
Intel Core i5-6600 Intel Core i5-6600
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1411



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 i5-7500 Intel Core i5-7500
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422
Intel Core i5-7600T Intel Core i5-7600T
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422
Intel Core i7-6700T Intel Core i7-6700T
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.10 GHz
422
Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422
AMD Athlon Silver Pro 3125GE AMD Athlon Silver Pro 3125GE
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.10 GHz
422
AMD Athlon Gold Pro 3150G AMD Athlon Gold Pro 3150G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.10 GHz
422
AMD Athlon Gold 3150GE AMD Athlon Gold 3150GE
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 (Raven Ridge) @ 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 Xeon E3-1240L v5 Intel Xeon E3-1240L v5
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
6189
Intel Core i3-1115G4 Intel Core i3-1115G4
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
6185
AMD FX-6200 AMD FX-6200
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
6180
Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
6179
Intel Core i7-3770S Intel Core i7-3770S
4C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
6177
Intel Core i7-4850HQ Intel Core i7-4850HQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
6177
Intel Core i3-9300T Intel Core i3-9300T
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
6165



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.

AMD Ryzen 3 3200G AMD Ryzen 3 3200G
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
431
Intel Core i5-9300H Intel Core i5-9300H
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
430
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 AMD Ryzen 5 2600
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
424
Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
422
Intel Core i7-10510U Intel Core i7-10510U
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
421
Intel Core i5-7500 Intel Core i5-7500
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
420
Intel Core i5-8300H Intel Core i5-8300H
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
417



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 i5-6600 Intel Core i5-6600
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
1586
Intel Core i5-4690 Intel Core i5-4690
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1581
Intel Core i5-7500 Intel Core i5-7500
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1580
Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1579
Intel Core i7-3630QM Intel Core i7-3630QM
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
1574
Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5
4C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
1563
Intel Core i7-4800MQ Intel Core i7-4800MQ
4C 8T @ 2.70 GHz
1557



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 E3-1225 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1225 v5
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
155
Intel Xeon E5-2637 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2637 v4
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
155
Intel Xeon E5-2643 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2643 v4
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
155
Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
154
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3200G AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3200G
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
154
AMD Ryzen 3 3200G AMD Ryzen 3 3200G
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
154
Intel Core i7-5775R Intel Core i7-5775R
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
154



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 Ryzen 5 3500U AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
620
AMD Ryzen 5 3580U AMD Ryzen 5 3580U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
620
Intel Core i5-7500 Intel Core i5-7500
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
617
Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
616
AMD FX-8370E AMD FX-8370E
8C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
616
Intel Xeon E5-2623 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2623 v4
4C 8T @ 2.90 GHz
615
Intel Core i7-8650U Intel Core i7-8650U
4C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
614



Benchmarks





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