Ryzen 3 4100: specs and benchmarks


Aggregated performance score

Ryzen 3 4100 provides acceptable benchmark performance at 7.17% of a leader's which is a 96-core Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX.


AMD started Ryzen 3 4100 sales 4 April 2022. This is a Renoir architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 7 nm manufacturing technology, with a max turbo frequency of 4000 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM4 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt. It supports DDR4-3200 memory.

Primary details

Ryzen 3 4100 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking904
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Cost-effectiveness evaluation44.36
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameRenoir (2020−2022)
Release date4 April 2022 (2 years ago)
Current price$69 of 15701 (Xeon Platinum 8276L)

Cost-effectiveness evaluation

Performance per price, higher is better.

Detailed specifications

Basic microprocessor 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 cores4 (Quad-Core)
Base clock speed3.8 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed4 GHzof 6.2 (Core i9-14900KS)
L1 cache64K (per core)of 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
L2 cache512K (per core)of 98304 (Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX)
L3 cache8.00391 MB (shared)of 768 (EPYC 7373X)
Chip lithography7 nmof 3 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
Die size156 mm2
Number of transistors9,800 millionof 92000 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility+
Unlocked multiplierYes


Information on Ryzen 3 4100 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. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
Power consumption (TDP)65 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 3 4100. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.


Virtualization technologies

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


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 3 4100's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-3200


Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version3.0of 5 (Core i9-12900K)
PCI Express lanes8of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Ryzen 3 4100. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Combined synthetic benchmark 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.

Ryzen 3 4100 7.17


Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

Ryzen 3 4100 11086

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 42%

Ryzen 3 4100 1488

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 42%

Ryzen 3 4100 4729

Gaming performance

Closest competitors

Ryzen 3 4100's performance relative to its closest rivals among desktop CPUs.

Core i7-6850K 103.35
Ryzen 3 4100 100

Intel equivalent

According to our data, the closest Intel alternative to Ryzen 3 4100 is Core i5-10600T, which is faster by 2% and higher by 8 positions in our ranking.

Here are some closest Intel rivals to Ryzen 3 4100:

Core i7-6850K 103.35
Ryzen 3 4100 100

Similar processors

Here is our recommendation of several processors that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

Recommended GPUs

People consider these graphics cards to be good for Ryzen 3 4100, according to our PC configuration statistics.

These are the fastest graphics cards for Ryzen 3 4100 in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 6925 configurations using Ryzen 3 4100 in our database.

RTX 4090 GeForce RTX 4090
0.9% (63/6925)
RTX 4080 GeForce RTX 4080
0.06% (4/6925)
RTX 4070 Ti GeForce RTX 4070 Ti
0.06% (4/6925)
RX 7900 XTX Radeon RX 7900 XTX
0.04% (3/6925)
RTX 3090 Ti GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
0.1% (9/6925)
RTX 3080 Ti GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
0.04% (3/6925)
RTX 4070 GeForce RTX 4070
0.03% (2/6925)
RX 6900 XT Radeon RX 6900 XT
0.01% (1/6925)
RTX 3090 GeForce RTX 3090
0.06% (4/6925)

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