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Intel Core i3-12100

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i3-12100 can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
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Is the Intel Core i3-12100 Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new CPU that contains 4 Cores and 8 Threads. The Intel Core i3-12100 also has reasonable threaded performance that will serve well in games. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? Yes, this would be a suitable CPU for gaming. [More ...]

Intel Core i3-12100

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 730

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1700

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.3 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 8

Typical TDP: 60 W

TDP Up: 89 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 48 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 1280 KB
L3 Cache: 12 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 128 GB (Up to DDR5 4800 MT/s, Up to DDR4 3200 MT/s)

Other names: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-12100, 12th Gen Intel Core i3-12100

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 110.96

Overall Rank: 862

Last Price Change: $122.00 USD (2022-01-01)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3430
Samples: 903*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i3-12100

Integer Math40,147 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math31,331 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers56 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting15,404 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption7,903 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression157,252 KBytes/Sec
Physics874 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions10,593 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,430 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 19th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i3-12100

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 16th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 16th of April 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-12100
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL5061724 - Apr 16 2024
BL2077874 - Apr 14 2024
BL2075032 - Apr 11 2024
BL2074519 - Apr 10 2024
BL2074480 - Apr 10 2024
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-12100
As of 20th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-12100
Intel Core i3-12100F vs Intel Core i3-12100
14,153 (+4.6%)
Intel Core i3-12300 vs Intel Core i3-12100
14,695 (+8.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3500X vs Intel Core i3-12100
13,179 (-2.6%)
Intel Core i3-12100T vs Intel Core i3-12100
12,676 (-6.4%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3300X vs Intel Core i3-12100
12,659 (-6.5%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G vs Intel Core i3-12100
10,949 (-19.1%)
Intel Core i3-13100 vs Intel Core i3-12100
14,693 (+8.5%)
Intel Core i3-13100F vs Intel Core i3-12100
14,649 (+8.2%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i3-12100
13,065 (-3.5%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4100 vs Intel Core i3-12100
11,077 (-18.2%)
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G vs Intel Core i3-12100
16,212 (+19.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600G vs Intel Core i3-12100
16,046 (+18.5%)

Is the Intel Core i3-12100 Good for Gaming?
As of 20th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
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Intel Core i9-14900KF
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
Intel Core i7-14700K
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Intel Core i3-12100