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Front view of Intel Core i3 2102

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Much more l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 98.28W More than 45% lower typical power consumption
Much more l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Much lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 37.88 $/year 2.4x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 93.47 $/year Around 40% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of Intel Core i3 2100

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Intel Core i3 2100

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the 2100 vs the 2102.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 2102 vs 2100

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 2102  vs
2100 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.1 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1155
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB

details

Core i3 2102  vs
2100 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 31 31
Operating temperature Unknown - 69.1°C Unknown - 69.1°C

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Intel® HD Graphics 2000
Number of displays supported 2 2
GPU clock speed 850 MHz 850 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,100 MHz

power consumption

TDP 65W 65W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 37.88 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 93.47 $/year
Performance per watt 2.63 pt/W 1.41 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 98.28W

bus

Architecture DMI DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s
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