Intel Core i3-2100: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Core i3-2100 sales 20 February 2011 at a recommended price of $73. This is Sandy Bridge architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.1 and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1155 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt. It supports DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at 2.04 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.
Of Core i3-2100 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.
Basic processor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Information on Core i3-2100 compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Technologies and extensions
Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Core i3-2100. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i3-2100's memory controller.
General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i3-2100.
Available interfaces and connections of Core i3-2100's integrated GPU.
Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.
Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Core i3-2100. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.
This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.
Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different tests, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario.
3DMark Fire Strike Physics
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i3-2100. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Let's see how good Core i3-2100 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Overall Core i3-2100 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.