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Intel Core i3-4100M vs Intel Core i3-4030Y vs Intel Core i3-4100E

Intel Core i3-4100M

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The Intel Core i3-4100M is a middle-class dual-core processor for laptops launched in Q2 2013. It is based on the Haswell architecture and is manufactured in 22nm. Due to Hyper-Threading, the two cores can handle up to four threads in parallel leading to better utilization of the CPU. Each core offers a base speed of 2.5 GHz and includes no Turbo Boost support.

Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm and offer an optimized branch prediction as well as additional execution ports. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Due to these changes, the performance per clock has been improved by almost 10 percent compared to Ivy Bridge. Therefore, the i3-4100M is about as fast as the former Sandy Bridge model i5-2430M.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 400 MHz up to 1100 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it about 30 % faster than a similarly clocked HD 4000.

The i3-4100M is rated at a TDP of 37 W including the graphics card, memory controller and VRMs. Therefore, the CPU is suited for laptops 14-inches or greater.

Intel Core i3-4030Y

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The Intel Core i3-4030Y is an ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for ultrabooks and tablets which has been presented in Q2/2014. It is based on the Haswell architecture and manufactured in 22nm. Due to Hyperthreading, the two cores can handle up to four threads in parallel, leading to better utilization of the CPU. Each core offers a base speed of 1.6 GHz (no Turbo Boost support).

Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm and offer an optimized branch prediction as well as additional execution ports, improving the performance per clock by almost 10 percent. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

The performance of the Core i3-4030Y is just slightly below the Ivy Bridge based Core i3-3217U (17 W TDP). However, when using new instructions such as AVX2, the performance can be significantly better. Thus, the CPU has sufficient power for office and multimedia purposes as well as most applications.

The integrated HD Graphics 4200 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 850 MHz (with Turbo Boost), making it somewhat faster than the former HD Graphics 4000 (at similar clocks). However, the HD 4200 is clearly slower than the HD 4400 of other ULV models (with a higher TDP).

The i3-4020Y is rated at a TDP of 11.5 watts (SDP 6 watts) including graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset.  Therefore, the CPU is suited for very small ultrabooks or tablets.

Intel Core i3-4100E

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The Intel Core i3-4100E is a dual-core processor for embedded systems launched in mid-2013. It is based on the Haswell architecture and is manufactured in 22nm. Due to Hyper-Threading, the two cores can handle up to four threads in parallel, leading to better utilization of the CPU. Each core offers a base speed of 2.4 GHz and includes no Turbo Boost support. The memory controller supports ECC.

Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm and offer an optimized branch prediction as well as additional execution ports, improving the performance per clock by almost 10 percent. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

The performance of the Core i3-4100E is identical to the consumer model Core i3-4000M. Therefore, the CPU is about as fast as the former Sandy Bridge model i5-2410M.

The integrated graphics card offers 20 Execution Units (EUs), which represents the GT2 version of the Haswell GPU. Technically, the GPU seems similar to the Intel HD Graphics 4600 of other Core i3 CPUs, but the clock rate of 400 - 900 MHz is noticeably lower.

The i3-4100E is rated at a TDP of 37 W including the graphics card, memory controller and VRMs.

ModelIntel Core i3-4100MIntel Core i3-4030YIntel Core i3-4100E
SeriesIntel Core i3Intel Core i3Intel Core i3
CodenameHaswellHaswellHaswell
Series: Core i3 Haswell
Intel Core i3-4110M2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i3-4100M2.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4000M2.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4100E2.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4158U2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4120U2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4030U1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4025U1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4100U1.8 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4010U1.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4005U1.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4102E1.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4030Y1.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4020Y1.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4012Y1.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4010Y1.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4110M2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4100M2.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4000M2.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4100E2.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4158U2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4120U2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4030U1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4025U1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4100U1.8 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4010U1.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4005U1.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4102E1.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i3-4030Y1.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4020Y1.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4012Y1.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4010Y1.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4110M2.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4100M2.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4000M2.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i3-4100E2.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4158U2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4120U2 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4030U1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4025U1.9 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4100U1.8 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4010U1.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4005U1.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4102E1.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4030Y1.6 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4020Y1.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4012Y1.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-4010Y1.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Clock2500 MHz1600 MHz2400 MHz
L1 Cache128 KB128 KB128 KB
L2 Cache512 KB512 KB512 KB
L3 Cache3 MB3 MB3 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 42 / 42 / 4
TDP37 Watt11.5 Watt37 Watt
Transistors960 Million960 Million
Technology22 nm22 nm22 nm
Die Size130 mm2130 mm2
max. Temp.100 °C100 °C100 °C
SocketrPGAFCBGA1168FCBGA1364
FeaturesHD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1100 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIHD Graphics 4200 (200 - 850 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIHaswell GT2-GPU (400 - 900 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 ECC Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1100 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4200 (200 - 850 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 900 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
$225 U.S.$281 U.S.$225 U.S.
Announced
ManufacturerIntel Core i3 4100MIntel Core i3 4100E

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