Intel Core i3-7100U vs Intel Core i5-7200U

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 i5-7200U

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The Intel Core i5-7200U is a dual-core processor of the Kaby Lake architecture. It offers two CPU cores clocked at 2.5 - 3.1 GHz 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 is 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. Compared to the old Skylake based Core i5-6200U, the i5-7200U offers a 300 MHz higher clock speed.

Intel Core i3-7100UIntel Core i5-7200U
Intel Kaby LakeIntel Kaby Lake
Kaby LakeKaby Lake
Series: Kaby Lake Kaby Lake
Intel Core i7-7700K compare4.2 - 4.5 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7700 compare3.6 - 4.2 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6 compare3.1 - 4.2 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7920HQ compare3.1 - 4.1 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7700T compare2.9 - 3.8 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-7600K compare3.8 - 4.2 GHz4 / 48 MB
Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 compare3 - 4 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7820HQ compare2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7820HK compare2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7700HQ compare2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i5-7500 compare3.4 - 3.8 GHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-7440HQ compare2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i7-7567U compare3.5 - 4 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-7660U compare2.5 - 4 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-7600U compare2.8 - 3.9 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7300HQ compare2.5 - 3.5 GHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-7500T compare2.7 - 3.3 GHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-7287U compare3.3 - 3.7 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-7560U compare2.4 - 3.8 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7360U compare2.3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7267U compare3.1 - 3.5 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-7500U compare2.7 - 3.5 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7300U compare2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-7260U compare2.2 - 3.4 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7200U2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-7100H compare3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-7167U compare2.8 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-7130U compare2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i7-7Y75 compare1.3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7Y57 compare1.2 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7Y54 compare1.2 - 3.2 GHz2 / 44 MB
» Intel Core i3-7100U2.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core m3-7Y32 compare1 - 3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Pentium Gold 4415U compare2.3 GHz2 / 42 MB
Intel Core m3-7Y30 compare1 - 2.6 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Celeron 3965U compare2.2 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Core i3-7020U compare2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Celeron 3867U compare1.8 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Celeron 3865U compare1.8 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y compare1.7 GHz2 / 42 MB
Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y compare1.6 GHz2 / 42 MB
Intel Pentium Gold 4410Y compare1.5 GHz2 / 42 MB
Intel Celeron 3965Y compare1.5 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Core i7-7700K compare4.2 - 4.5 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7700 compare3.6 - 4.2 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6 compare3.1 - 4.2 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7920HQ compare3.1 - 4.1 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7700T compare2.9 - 3.8 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-7600K compare3.8 - 4.2 GHz4 / 48 MB
Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 compare3 - 4 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7820HQ compare2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7820HK compare2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7700HQ compare2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i5-7500 compare3.4 - 3.8 GHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-7440HQ compare2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i7-7567U compare3.5 - 4 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-7660U compare2.5 - 4 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-7600U compare2.8 - 3.9 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7300HQ compare2.5 - 3.5 GHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-7500T compare2.7 - 3.3 GHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-7287U compare3.3 - 3.7 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-7560U compare2.4 - 3.8 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7360U compare2.3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7267U compare3.1 - 3.5 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-7500U compare2.7 - 3.5 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7300U compare2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-7260U compare2.2 - 3.4 GHz2 / 44 MB
» Intel Core i5-7200U2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-7100H compare3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-7167U compare2.8 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-7130U compare2.7 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i7-7Y75 compare1.3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7Y57 compare1.2 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7Y54 compare1.2 - 3.2 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i3-7100U2.4 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core m3-7Y32 compare1 - 3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Pentium Gold 4415U compare2.3 GHz2 / 42 MB
Intel Core m3-7Y30 compare1 - 2.6 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Celeron 3965U compare2.2 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Core i3-7020U compare2.3 GHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Celeron 3867U compare1.8 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Celeron 3865U compare1.8 GHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y compare1.7 GHz2 / 42 MB
Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y compare1.6 GHz2 / 42 MB
Intel Pentium Gold 4410Y compare1.5 GHz2 / 42 MB
Intel Celeron 3965Y compare1.5 GHz2 / 22 MB
2400 MHz2500 - 3100 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)
Architecturex86x86
$281 U.S.$281 U.S.
Intel Kaby Lake i3-7100UIntel Kaby Lake i5-7200U

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 256     avg: 257     median: 256.5 (6%)     max: 260 Points
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min: 268     avg: 325     median: 327 (7%)     max: 337 Points
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Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 86     avg: 94.3     median: 95 (35%)     max: 100 Points
min: 88     avg: 126     median: 128 (47%)     max: 132 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
2.9 Points (6%)
min: 2.85     avg: 3.6     median: 3.7 (7%)     max: 3.7 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
1 Points (33%)
min: 1.2     avg: 1.4     median: 1.5 (46%)     max: 1.49 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 3871     avg: 3874     median: 3874 (35%)     max: 3877
min: 4787     avg: 4976     median: 4985.5 (45%)     max: 5022
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 8718     avg: 8758     median: 8757.5 (15%)     max: 8797
min: 9213     avg: 11161     median: 11308 (19%)     max: 11955
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
min: 11910     avg: 13678     median: 13808 (13%)     max: 14554 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
min: 5663     avg: 6343     median: 6415.5 (48%)     max: 6524 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
min: 635.07     avg: 640     median: 639.8 (8%)     max: 644.6 s
min: 460.884     avg: 495     median: 491.2 (6%)     max: 537 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
min: 20.195     avg: 20.2     median: 20.2 (4%)     max: 20.3 s
min: 14.66     avg: 15.6     median: 15.5 (3%)     max: 17.617 s
wPrime 1.55 - wPrime 1.55 1024m *
465 s (2%)
wPrime 1.55 - wPrime 1.55 32m *
14.9 s (8%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
min: 2094     avg: 2299     median: 2296 (15%)     max: 2449
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
min: 19     avg: 21.3     median: 21.6 (10%)     max: 22 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
min: 100     avg: 113     median: 113.1 (33%)     max: 117 fps
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
min: 0.172     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (8%)     max: 0.273 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
min: 0.278     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (9%)     max: 0.332 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
min: 1.8     avg: 1.9     median: 1.9 (7%)     max: 1.9 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 3700     avg: 4299     median: 4347.5 (24%)     max: 4407 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 14.056     avg: 14.9     median: 14.9 (3%)     max: 15.8 s
min: 12     avg: 12.3     median: 12.3 (3%)     max: 12.614 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 31.637     avg: 34     median: 34 (1%)     max: 36.3 s
min: 27.36     avg: 28.2     median: 28 (1%)     max: 29.69 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 712.173     avg: 765     median: 764.9 (3%)     max: 817.6 s
min: 610.47     avg: 645     median: 643.4 (3%)     max: 722.288 s
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 9939     avg: 11370     median: 11779 (14%)     max: 12049 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 3121     avg: 3357     median: 3428 (14%)     max: 3595 Points
min: 3242     avg: 4145     median: 4107 (17%)     max: 4695 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 19210     avg: 25168     median: 25167.5 (16%)     max: 31125 Points
min: 28394     avg: 37794     median: 37804 (24%)     max: 42974 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
19308 Points (21%)
min: 26941     avg: 36877     median: 37260 (40%)     max: 42166 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
21164 Points (22%)
min: 36369     avg: 41562     median: 42260 (44%)     max: 43942 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 2366     avg: 2620     median: 2729 (7%)     max: 2765 Points
min: 2622     avg: 3414     median: 3503 (9%)     max: 3684 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 3845     avg: 3885     median: 3885 (10%)     max: 3925 Points
min: 3866     avg: 4887     median: 4979 (13%)     max: 5252 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
min: 1536     avg: 1811     median: 1917 (13%)     max: 1991 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
5136 (9%)
min: 6297     avg: 6584     median: 6480.5 (12%)     max: 6932
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
2340 (48%)
min: 2812     avg: 2983     median: 2906 (60%)     max: 3209
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 6695     avg: 6772     median: 6772 (11%)     max: 6849
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 3037     avg: 3144     median: 3143.5 (64%)     max: 3250
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
2947 (46%)
min: 3484     avg: 3661     median: 3630 (56%)     max: 3902
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
5636 (14%)
min: 6425     avg: 6947     median: 6806 (17%)     max: 7439
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
3016 (41%)
min: 3648     avg: 3799     median: 3809 (52%)     max: 3958
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
5895 (9%)
min: 7066     avg: 7413     median: 7516 (12%)     max: 7767
PassMark PerformanceTest 9 - PerformanceTest 9.0 CPU Mark
4907 Points (26%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
1528 ms (3%)
min: 1109.3     avg: 1211     median: 1196.4 (2%)     max: 1542 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
341 ms (4%)
min: 77.7     avg: 124     median: 86.3 (1%)     max: 826 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
24098 Points (38%)
min: 21890     avg: 29883     median: 30957 (49%)     max: 32838 Points
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
26.8 Watt (7%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
25.5 Watt (7%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i3-7100U → 100% n=26

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-7200U → 127% n=26

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