Intel Core i3-8121U - Benchmark and Specs

Intel Core i3-8121U

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

Frequency: 2.20 GHz CPU Cores: 2
Turbo (1 Core): 3.20 GHz CPU Threads: 4
Turbo (2 Cores): 2.70 GHz
Hyperthreading: Yes Overclocking: No
Core architecture: normal
A core: 0x B core: 0x

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

GPU name:
GPU frequency: GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Generation: DirectX Version:
Execution units: Shader:
Max. Memory: -- Max. displays:
Technology: Release date:

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

Memory type: DDR4-2400 SO-DIMM Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2 ECC: No
PCIe version: 3.0 PCIe lanes: 16

EncryptionEncryption

AES-NI: Yes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

TDP (PL1): 15 W TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: -- TDP down: --
Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit) Architecture: Cannon Lake
L2-Cache: -- L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
Technology: 10nm Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Release date: Q2/2018 Socket: BGA 1356
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Used in: Unknown
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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 i5-4570 Intel Core i5-4570
4x 3.20 GHz (3.60 GHz)
140
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Intel Core i5-4570S Intel Core i5-4570S
4x 2.90 GHz (3.60 GHz)
140
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Intel Xeon E3-1225 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1225 v3
4x 3.20 GHz (3.60 GHz)
140
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Intel Core i3-8121U Intel Core i3-8121U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
139
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AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2x 3.50 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
139
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Intel Core i5-8400T Intel Core i5-8400T
6x 1.70 GHz (3.30 GHz)
139
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Intel Xeon Gold 5119T Intel Xeon Gold 5119T
14x 1.90 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
139
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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 A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.20 GHz)
306
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Intel Core i3-3240 Intel Core i3-3240
2x 3.40 GHz HT
306
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Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2x 3.40 GHz HT
306
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Intel Core i3-8121U Intel Core i3-8121U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
305
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AMD Phenom II X4 B95 AMD Phenom II X4 B95
4x 3.00 GHz
304
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AMD Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4x 3.00 GHz
304
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AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4x 3.00 GHz
304
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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-L16G4 Intel Core i3-L16G4
5x 0.80 GHz (2.80 GHz)
814
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Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4x 3.30 GHz (3.70 GHz)
812
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Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v2
6x 3.70 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
811
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Intel Core i3-8121U Intel Core i3-8121U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
810
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Intel Core i7-4930K Intel Core i7-4930K
6x 3.40 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
810
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Intel Core i7-2600K Intel Core i7-2600K
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
808
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Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2x 3.60 GHz HT
807
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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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
8x 1.80 GHz (2.80 GHz)
1975
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Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2x 3.70 GHz HT
1965
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HiSilicon Kirin 810 HiSilicon Kirin 810
8x 1.90 GHz (2.20 GHz)
1951
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Intel Core i3-8121U Intel Core i3-8121U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
1933
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Intel Core i3-7100T Intel Core i3-7100T
2x 3.40 GHz HT
1933
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AMD FX-6300 AMD FX-6300
6x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
1916
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Samsung Exynos 9810 Samsung Exynos 9810
8x 1.90 GHz (2.90 GHz)
1913
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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 i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2x 4.00 GHz HT
4096
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Intel Xeon E5-1680 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1680 v3
8x 3.20 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
4096
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Intel Core i7-5775R Intel Core i7-5775R
4x 3.30 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
4083
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Intel Core i3-8121U Intel Core i3-8121U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
4078
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Intel Core i7-6700T Intel Core i7-6700T
4x 2.80 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
4060
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Intel Core i5-7500 Intel Core i5-7500
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz)
4055
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Intel Core i3-4370 Intel Core i3-4370
2x 3.80 GHz HT
4051
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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 i5-7300U Intel Core i5-7300U
2x 2.60 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
7943
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Intel Core i3-4150 Intel Core i3-4150
2x 3.50 GHz HT
7830
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Intel Pentium G4600 Intel Pentium G4600
2x 3.60 GHz HT
7816
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Intel Core i3-8121U Intel Core i3-8121U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
7794
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AMD FX-6100 AMD FX-6100
6x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz)
7737
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AMD Athlon X4 835 AMD Athlon X4 835
4x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz)
7673
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Intel Core i5-4590T Intel Core i5-4590T
4x 2.00 GHz (3.00 GHz)
7662
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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 i7-4600M Intel Core i7-4600M
2x 2.90 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
4892
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Intel Core i5-5287U Intel Core i5-5287U
2x 2.90 GHz (3.30 GHz) HT
4854
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Intel Core i5-4330M Intel Core i5-4330M
2x 2.80 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
4806
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Intel Core i3-8121U Intel Core i3-8121U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
4802
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Intel Core i5-4460T Intel Core i5-4460T
4x 1.90 GHz (2.70 GHz)
4787
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Intel Core i5-4300M Intel Core i5-4300M
2x 2.60 GHz (3.30 GHz) HT
4786
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AMD A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.20 GHz)
4782
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