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Intel Core i3-12100F

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i3-12100F 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.
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Is the Intel Core i3-12100F Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new CPU that contains 4 Cores and 8 Threads. The Intel Core i3-12100F 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 i3-12100F


Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1700

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.3 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 8

Typical TDP: 58 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) i3-12100F, 12th Gen Intel Core i3-12100F

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 170.09

Overall Rank:
889th fastest in multithreading out of 4755 CPUs
258th fastest in single threading out of 4755 CPUs
289th fastest in out of 1368 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $83.08 USD (2024-07-09)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
Single Thread Rating

Samples: 1843*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i3-12100F

Integer Math41,241 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math32,141 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers62 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting15,788 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption8,127 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression162,064 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,004 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions10,896 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,464 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 13th of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i3-12100F

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 12th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 12th of July 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 i3-12100F
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2143277 - Jul 12 2024
BL2143274 - Jul 12 2024
BL2142369 - Jul 10 2024
BL2141488 - Jul 09 2024
BL2141407 - Jul 09 2024
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-12100F
As of 14th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-12100F
AMD Ryzen 3 4100 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
11,077 (-21.6%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3100 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
11,610 (-17.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4500 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
16,144 (+14.2%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3500X vs Intel Core i3-12100F
13,175 (-6.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
19,432 (+37.5%)
Intel Core i5-11400F @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i3-12100F
17,056 (+20.7%)
Intel Core i3-13100F vs Intel Core i3-12100F
14,622 (+3.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i3-12100F
13,912 (-1.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
13,198 (-6.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600G vs Intel Core i3-12100F
16,065 (+13.7%)
Intel Core i5-10400F @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i3-12100F
12,196 (-13.7%)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
15,708 (+11.2%)

Is the Intel Core i3-12100F Good for Gaming?
As of 14th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
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AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
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