Intel Core i3 4160 

Released July, 2014
  • 3.6 GHz
  • Dual core
8.1 Out of 10

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CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Core i3 4160 among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Core i3 4160
7.1
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Core i3 4160
9.1
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Core i3 4160
6.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Core i3 4160
7.2
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Core i3 4160
8.3
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Core i3 4160
6.3
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.1

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Core i3 4160
8.1

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Core i3 4160

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i3 4160
8.95 mHash/s
Core i3 4170
8.92 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i3 4160
0.92 fps
Core i3 4170
0.89 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i3 4160
2,464

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i3 4160
2,194

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i3 4160
4,555

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 4160
6,684
Core i3 4170
6,611

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 4160
3,159
Core i3 4170
3,027

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 4160
3,620,000 MB/s
Pentium G3260
72.9 MB/s
Core i3 4170
2,980,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3.6 GHz
Cores Dual core
Is unlocked No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing No
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. AES
  3. SSE
  4. SSE2
  5. SSE4.1
  6. SSE3
  7. Supplemental SSE3
  8. SSE4.2
  9. AVX 2.0
  10. AVX
  11. SSE4
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

TDP 54W
Annual home energy cost 13.01 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 47.3 $/year
Performance per watt 13.48 pt/W
Typical power consumption 43.88W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 4 threads
L3 cache 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm
Max CPUs 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.68 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.68 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4400
Number of displays supported 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3-1600
  2. DDR3L-1600
  3. DDR3-1333
Channels Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB
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Comments

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Saim, it's an LGA1150 processor. You are better off spending another $150 and getting the 4790k processor from the same CPU socket family.
There is no information about CPU socket. It is essential.
How can you give a 6.7 out of 10 for overclocking if it is a locked CPU?
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