Intel Core i3-4170: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i3-4170

Summary

This is Haswell architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1150 processor with a TDP of 54 Watt. It supports DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 5.92 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Core i3-4170 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in our rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
2.86
 
Market segment
Desktop processor
 
Architecture codename
Haswell
 
Launch date
no data (2021 years ago)
 
Price now
$326
 

Technical specs

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.

Physical cores
2
 
Threads
4
 
Base clock speed
3.7 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
L3 cache
3 MB
 
Chip lithography
22 nm
 
of 5 (Apple M1)
Maximum core temperature
72 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i3-4170 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.

Number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
FCLGA1150
 
Thermal design power (TDP)
54 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Core i3-4170. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
AES-NI
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost Technology
-
 
Hyper-Threading Technology
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 

Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i3-4170's memory controller.

Supported memory types
DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB/s
 
ECC memory support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i3-4170.

Integrated graphics card
 
Max video memory
2 GB
 
Quick Sync Video
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
1.15 GHz
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i3-4170's integrated GPU.

Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
DVI
+
 
VGA
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i3-4170's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.

Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@24Hz
 
Max resolution over eDP
3840x2160@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
3840x2160@60Hz
 
Max resolution over VGA
1920x1200@60Hz
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i3-4170's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectX
11.1/12
 
OpenGL
4.3
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe revision
Up to 3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Core i3-4170. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Overall score

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.

5.92

Passmark

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.

5191

3DMark Fire Strike Physics

5270

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i3-4170. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
3.1 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i3-4170 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i3-4170 from AMD is FX-8300, which is faster by 1% and higher by 5 positions in our rating.

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