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Intel Core i3-12100F

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i3-12100F can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i3-12100F Good for Gaming?

This is a newly released CPU that contains 4 Cores and 8 Threads. The Intel Core i3-12100F also has reasonable threaded performance that will serve well in games. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? Yes, this would be a suitable CPU for gaming. [More ...]

Intel Core i3-12100F


Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1700

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.3 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 8

Typical TDP: 58 W

TDP Up: 89 W

Cache Size: L1: 320 KB, L2: 5.0 MB, L3: 12 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 128 GB (Up to DDR5 4800 MT/s, Up to DDR4 3200 MT/s)

Other names: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-12100F, 12th Gen Intel Core i3-12100F

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 135.35

Overall Rank: 545

Last Price Change: $105.99 USD (2022-12-07)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3516
Samples: 518*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i3-12100F

Integer Math41,726 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math32,466 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers66 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting16 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption8,222 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression160.3 MBytes/Sec
Physics990 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions11,036 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,516 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 7th of December 2022.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i3-12100F

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 2nd of December 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 2nd of December 2022.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-12100F
As of 8th of December 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-12100F
AMD Ryzen 3 4100 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
11,105 (-22.6%)
Intel Core i3-12100 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
13,779 (-3.9%)
Intel Core i3-12100T vs Intel Core i3-12100F
12,788 (-10.9%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
17,801 (+24.1%)
Intel Core i5-11400F @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i3-12100F
17,198 (+19.9%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
13,245 (-7.7%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
12,296 (-14.3%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600G vs Intel Core i3-12100F
15,646 (+9.1%)
Intel Core i5-10400F @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i3-12100F
12,365 (-13.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G vs Intel Core i3-12100F
19,851 (+38.4%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 vs Intel Core i3-12100F
19,459 (+35.6%)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X vs Intel Core i3-12100F
17,594 (+22.6%)

Is the Intel Core i3-12100F Good for Gaming?
As of 8th of December 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900KF
Intel Core i9-13900K
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
Intel Core i7-13700K
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
Intel Core i5-13600K
Intel Core i9-12900KS
Intel Core i5-13600KF
Intel Core i7-13700KF
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
Intel Core i9-12900K
Intel Core i3-12100F