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Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.60GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.60GHz 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 i3-8100 @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. But this CPU contains 4 Cores and 4 Threads. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? This CPU should be able to play most games, but may be a bottleneck on newer releases. [More ...]

Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.60GHz

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 630

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1151-2

Clockspeed: 3.6 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 6 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 64 GB (DDR4-2400, ECC Supported)

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8100 CPU @ 3.60GHz, Intel Core i3-8100 CPU @ 3.60GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2017

CPUmark/$Price: 95.44

Overall Rank: 1528

Last Price Change: $64.24 USD (2023-06-02)

Average CPU Mark
rating
6131

Single Thread Rating: 2224
Samples: 3208*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 8,082
Thread: 2,100

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.60GHz

Integer Math16,319 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math13,841 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers28 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting10,304 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,826 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression83,921 KBytes/Sec
Physics468 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions7,230 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,224 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.60GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 19th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 19th of April 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$228.02 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$64.24 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 23rd of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,337
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,363
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,645
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,576
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,021
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,911
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,323
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,767
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,438
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,185
Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.60GHz
6,131
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 23rd of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.81
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.61
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.18
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.11
Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.60GHz
95.44
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.71
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 23rd of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,635
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,036
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,929
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,839
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,704
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.60GHz
2,224
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.60GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2082717 - Apr 20 2024
6056
BL5062024 - Apr 20 2024
6437
BL2079939 - Apr 17 2024
5839
BL2078511 - Apr 15 2024
6167
BL2078137 - Apr 14 2024
6246
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.60GHz
As of 23rd of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.60GHz
6,131
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 vs Intel Core i3-8100
6,294 (+2.7%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1300X vs Intel Core i3-8100
6,985 (+13.9%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3200G vs Intel Core i3-8100
7,135 (+16.4%)
Intel Core i3-9100F @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i3-8100
6,742 (+10.0%)
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G vs Intel Core i3-8100
6,767 (+10.4%)
Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i3-8100
6,324 (+3.1%)
Intel Core i5-4690K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i3-8100
5,688 (-7.2%)
Intel Core i5-4690 @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i3-8100
5,570 (-9.2%)
Intel Core i5-4670 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i3-8100
5,505 (-10.2%)
Intel Core i5-4590 @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i3-8100
5,370 (-12.4%)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i3-8100
5,228 (-14.7%)
Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i3-8100
5,167 (-15.7%)

Is the Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 23rd of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,819
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,256
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,070
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,562
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,401
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,172
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,991
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,794
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,535
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,514
Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.60GHz
1,153