CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3470 vs 6100 among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 3470 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 3470  based on its performance and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 3470

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 3470

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Much higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 350 MHz More than 85% higher GPU clock speed
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Slightly more l3 cache 6 MB vs 3 MB 2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Better performance per dollar 2.69 pt/$ vs 1.98 pt/$ More than 35% better performance per dollar
Better turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 5% better turbo clock speed
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Slightly higher Maximum operating temperature 67.4 °C vs 65 °C Around 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
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
Higher clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 3.2 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Significantly lower typical power consumption 41.44W vs 86.05W 2.1x lower typical power consumption
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Jun, 2012 Release date over 3 years later
Better PassMark (Single core) score 2,106 vs 1,906 More than 10% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 12.29 $/year vs 31.22 $/year 2.5x lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 44.68 $/year vs 84.62 $/year More than 45% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3470 vs i3 6100

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3470  vs
i3 6100 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.7 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 77W 51W
Annual home energy cost 31.22 $/year 12.29 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 84.62 $/year 44.68 $/year
Performance per watt 4.4 pt/W 4.64 pt/W
Typical power consumption 86.05W 41.44W

bus

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

details

Core i5 3470  vs
i3 6100 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L3 cache 6 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.4°C Unknown - 65°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.74 GHz 4.27 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.07 GHz 4.49 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.74 GHz 4.27 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2500 Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 650 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,050 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
DDR3L-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 65,536 MB
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