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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.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

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 Size: L1: 320 KB, L2: 5.0 MB, L3: 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: 129.23

Overall Rank: 568

Last Price Change: $110.98 USD (2023-01-20)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3512
Samples: 661*
*Margin for error: Low

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

Integer Math41,696 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math32,461 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers66 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting16 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption8,214 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression160.0 MBytes/Sec
Physics989 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions11,006 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,512 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of January 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i3-12100F

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 20th of January 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 20th of January 2023.
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
BL1730199 - Jan 26 2023
BL1729779 - Jan 26 2023
BL1729404 - Jan 25 2023
BL1728871 - Jan 25 2023
BL1728851 - Jan 25 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-12100F
As of 27th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-12100F
Intel Core i3-12100 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
13,778 (-3.9%)
Intel Core i3-12100T vs Intel Core i3-12100F
12,766 (-11.0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
17,795 (+24.1%)
Intel Core i5-11400F @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i3-12100F
17,191 (+19.9%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600G vs Intel Core i3-12100F
15,755 (+9.9%)
Intel Core i5-10400F @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i3-12100F
12,366 (-13.8%)
Intel Core i5-10400 @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i3-12100F
12,290 (-14.3%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4100 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
11,115 (-22.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G vs Intel Core i3-12100F
19,851 (+38.4%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
19,491 (+35.9%)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X vs Intel Core i3-12100F
17,596 (+22.7%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4500 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
16,156 (+12.7%)

Is the Intel Core i3-12100F Good for Gaming?
As of 27th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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