Intel Core i3-9100F: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i3-9100F

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i3-9100F sales 23 April 2019 at a recommended price of $389. This is Coffee Lake architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4200 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1151 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR4-2400 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 8.89 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Core i3-9100F processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
29.03
 
Type
Desktop
 
Series
Intel Core i3
 
Architecture codename
Coffee Lake
 
Release date
23 April 2019
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$389
 
Price now
$92
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core i3-9100F's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i3-9100F's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
4.2 GHz
 
Bus support
4 × 8 GT / s
 
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
6 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Die size
126 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
of 105 (Core i7-5557U)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i3-9100F compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
FCLGA1151
 
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i3-9100F. 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
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 

Security technologies

Core i3-9100F technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
MPX
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
OS Guard
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i3-9100F are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i3-9100F.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2400
 
of 2933 (Ryzen 5 2500X)
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
37.5 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i3-9100F.
Integrated graphics
-
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i3-9100F's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i3-9100F. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

8.89

Passmark

6983

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i3-9100F is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i3-9100F performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i3-9100F from AMD is Ryzen 3 2200G, which is slower by 2% and lower by 12 positions in our rating.

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