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Intel Core i3-6157U @ 2.40GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i3-6157U @ 2.40GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

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Is the Intel Core i3-6157U @ 2.40GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. But this CPU contains 2 Cores and 4 Threads. This CPU may not do well with games especially more recent releases. Best to check with your system requirements from the developer of the games you are interested to see if it is compatible. [More ...]

Intel Core i3-6157U @ 2.40GHz


Class: Laptop

Socket: BGA1356

Clockspeed: 2.4 GHz

Cores: 2 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 28 W

TDP Down: 23 W

Cache Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 3 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 32 GB (DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600)

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-6157U CPU @ 2.40GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2016

CPUmark/$Price: NA

Overall Rank: 2224

Last Price Change: NA

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1446
Samples: 72*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 3,875
Thread: 1,343

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i3-6157U @ 2.40GHz

Integer Math8,346 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math5,132 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers11 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting4,835 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption895.4 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression36,780 KBytes/Sec
Physics235 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions2,478 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,446 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of September 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i3-6157U @ 2.40GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 25th of September 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 25th of September 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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Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-6157U @ 2.40GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1908652 - Sep 21 2023
BL1884018 - Aug 16 2023
BL1881091 - Aug 12 2023
BL1874321 - Aug 02 2023
BL1869300 - Jul 26 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-6157U @ 2.40GHz
As of 30th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-6157U @ 2.40GHz
Intel Core i5-7200U @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core i3-6157U
3,392 (+22.5%)
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3,309 (+19.5%)
Intel Core i3-7100U @ 2.40GHz vs Intel Core i3-6157U
2,719 (-1.8%)
AMD FX-9800P vs Intel Core i3-6157U
2,534 (-8.5%)
AMD A12-9700P vs Intel Core i3-6157U
2,441 (-11.8%)
AMD A10-9600P vs Intel Core i3-6157U
2,318 (-16.3%)
Intel Core i3-6006U @ 2.00GHz vs Intel Core i3-6157U
2,283 (-17.6%)
AMD A10-9630P vs Intel Core i3-6157U
2,929 (+5.8%)
AMD PRO A12-9800B vs Intel Core i3-6157U
2,663 (-3.8%)
AMD PRO A10-8730B vs Intel Core i3-6157U
2,419 (-12.6%)
AMD PRO A8-9600B vs Intel Core i3-6157U
2,385 (-13.8%)
Intel Core i7-6600U @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i3-6157U
3,460 (+25.0%)

Is the Intel Core i3-6157U @ 2.40GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 30th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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