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Intel Core i3 6100

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i3 6100

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i3 6100

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Much higher clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 85% higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 2,106 vs 641 More than 3.2x better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.25 GHz vs 2.02 GHz More than 2x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer Jul, 2015 vs May, 2010 Release date over 5 years later
Better PassMark score 5,478 vs 2,266 Around 2.5x better PassMark score
Better performance per watt 4.51 pt/W vs 2.74 pt/W Around 65% better performance per watt
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.39 GHz vs 2 GHz Around 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
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AMD Phenom II N930

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Lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 41.44W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 12.29 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 44.68 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 6100 vs Phenom II N930

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 6100  vs
Phenom II N930 
Clock speed 3.7 GHz 2 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 51W 35W
Annual home energy cost 12.29 $/year 8.43 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 44.68 $/year 30.66 $/year
Performance per watt 4.51 pt/W 2.74 pt/W
Typical power consumption 41.44W 28.44W

details

Core i3 6100  vs
Phenom II N930 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
Manufacture process 14 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.25 GHz 2.02 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.39 GHz 2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.25 GHz 2.02 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 350 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz N/A
Intel Core i3 6100
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