Intel Core i3-7100U vs Intel Core i3-7130U

Intel Core i3-7100U

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The Intel Core i3-7100U is a dual-core processor of the Kaby Lake architecture. It offers two CPU cores clocked at 2.4 GHz (without Turbo Boost) and integrates HyperThreading to work with up to 4 threads at once. The architectural differences are rather small compared to the Skylake generation, therefore the performance per MHz should be very similar. The SoC includes a dual channel DDR4 memory controller and Intel HD Graphics 620 graphics card (clocked at 300 - 1000 MHz). It is manufactured in an improved 14nm FinFET process at Intel. Compare to the old Skylake Core i3-6100U, the i3-7100U offers a 100 MHz improved clock speed.

 Architecture

Intel basically uses the same micro architecture compared to Skylake, so the per-MHz performance does not differ. The manufacturer only reworked the Speed Shift technology for faster dynamic adjustments of voltages and clocks, and the improved 14nm process allows much higher frequencies combined with better efficiency than before.

Intel Core i3-7130U

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The Intel Core i3-7100U is a dual-core processor of the Kaby-Lake architecture. It offers two CPU cores clocked at 2.7 GHz (without Turbo Boost) and integrates HyperThreading to work with up to 4 threads at once. The architectural differences are rather small compared to the Skylake generation, therefore the performance per MHz should be very similar. The SoC includes a dual channel DDR4 memory controller and Intel HD Graphics 620 graphics card (clocked at 300 - 1000 MHz). It is manufactured in an improved 14nm FinFET process at Intel. Compare to the older Core i3-7100U, the i3-7130U offers a 300 MHz improved clock speed.

The power consumption is rated at a TDP of 15 Watt and can be configured down to 7.5 Watt for thin and light designs (with a lower performance).

Intel Core i3-7100UIntel Core i3-7130U
Intel Core i3Intel Core i3
Kaby LakeKaby Lake
: Core i3 Kaby Lake
Intel Core i3-7100H (compare)3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-7167U (compare)2800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-7130U2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i3-7100U2400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-7100H (compare)3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-7167U (compare)2800 MHz2 / 43 MB
» Intel Core i3-7130U2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-7100U2400 MHz2 / 43 MB
2400 MHz2700 MHz
128 KB128 KB
512 KB512 KB
3 MB3 MB
2 / 42 / 4
15 15
14 14
100 °C100 °C
BGA1356BGA1356
Dual-Channel DDR4 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIDual-Channel DDR4 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 620 (300 - 1000 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 620 (300 - 1000 MHz)
$281 U.S.
Intel Core i3 7100U

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 256     avg: 257.2     median: 257 (12%)     max: 260 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 86     avg: 93.2     median: 90 (45%)     max: 100 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
2.9 Points (1%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
1 Points (45%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 3871     avg: 3874     median: 3874 (52%)     max: 3877 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 8718     avg: 8757.5     median: 8757.5 (18%)     max: 8797 Points
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
min: 635.07     avg: 639.8     median: 639.8 (8%)     max: 644.6 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
min: 20.195     avg: 20.3     median: 20.2 (4%)     max: 20.3 seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 14.056     avg: 14.9     median: 14.9 (3%)     max: 15.8 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 31.637     avg: 34     median: 34 (1%)     max: 36.3 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 712.173     avg: 764.9     median: 764.9 (3%)     max: 817.6 Seconds
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 3192     avg: 3415.8     median: 3438 (21%)     max: 3595 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 19210     avg: 25167.5     median: 25167.5 (16%)     max: 31125 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
19308 Points (28%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
21164 Points (30%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 2366     avg: 2620     median: 2729 (7%)     max: 2765 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 3845     avg: 3885     median: 3885 (17%)     max: 3925 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
5136 Points (16%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
2340 Points (50%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Compute OpenCL Score
16385 Points (8%)
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
5636 Points (20%)
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
2947 Points (51%)
Geekbench 4.1/4.2 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
3016 Points (51%)
Geekbench 4.1/4.2 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
5895 Points (23%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
1527.7 ms (3%)
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
341.3 ms (8%)
Octane V2 - Total Score
24098 Points (50%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i3-7100U → 100%

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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)