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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i3 6100

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Intel Core i3 6100

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Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.25 GHz vs 3.8 GHz More than 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.39 GHz vs 3.83 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Jan, 2015 Release date 6 months later
Front view of Intel Core i3 4170

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Intel Core i3 4170

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Much better performance per dollar 7.12 pt/$ vs 1.84 pt/$ More than 3.8x better performance per dollar
Much better performance per watt 15.43 pt/W vs 4.51 pt/W Around 3.5x better performance per watt
Better turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 10% better turbo clock speed
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72 °C vs 65 °C More than 10% higher Maximum operating temperature

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 6100 vs 4170

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Core i3 6100  vs
Clock speed 3.7 GHz 3.7 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 51W 54W
Annual home energy cost 12.29 $/year 13.01 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 44.68 $/year 47.3 $/year
Performance per watt 4.51 pt/W 15.43 pt/W
Typical power consumption 41.44W 43.88W


Architecture FSB DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 0
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s


Core i3 6100  vs
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
Manufacture process 14 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 65°C Unknown - 72°C


Overclocked clock speed 4.25 GHz 3.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.39 GHz 3.83 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.25 GHz 3.8 GHz

integrated graphics

Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 4400
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 65,536 MB 32,768 MB
Intel Core i3 6100
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Ufaaa estava pensando que iria precisar trocar meu 4170 pra poder consegui jogar Kurtzpel sem travar, pelo visto o principal culpado é minha 750 de 1GB mesmo.
Es casi lo mismo no hay gran diferencia ja pero estan bien
não vale a pena um upgrade neste caso! 4170 mete bala nos games aqui
Ele não é muito diferente do i3 6100, a diferença se dá basicamente pela litografia, que mesmo assim nem impactou muito no consumo, e que o 6100 usa memórias DDR4 (sendo que umas placas mãe do soquete dele, 1151, são compatíveis com DDR3 ).
Tenho o i3 4170 e estou gostando muito.
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