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Intel Core i3-12100

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i3-12100 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 i3-12100 Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new CPU that contains 4 Cores and 8 Threads. The Intel Core i3-12100 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 i3-12100

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 730

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1700

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.3 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 8

Typical TDP: 60 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) i3-12100, 12th Gen Intel Core i3-12100

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 113.51

Overall Rank: 626

Last Price Change: $122.00 USD (2022-01-01)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3489
Samples: 448*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i3-12100

Integer Math40,829 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math31,897 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers59 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting16 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption8,015 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression156.2 MBytes/Sec
Physics894 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions10,741 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,489 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 28th of March 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i3-12100

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 28th of March 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 28th of March 2023.
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

Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-12100
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1780088 - Mar 27 2023
BL1778446 - Mar 25 2023
BL1778013 - Mar 25 2023
BL1776535 - Mar 23 2023
BL1773639 - Mar 20 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-12100
As of 28th of March 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-12100
Intel Core i3-12100F vs Intel Core i3-12100
14,311 (+3.3%)
Intel Core i3-12100T vs Intel Core i3-12100
12,929 (-6.6%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3300X vs Intel Core i3-12100
12,696 (-8.3%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 vs Intel Core i3-12100
19,584 (+41.4%)
Intel Core i5-11400F @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i3-12100
17,197 (+24.2%)
Intel Core i5-11400 @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i3-12100
17,063 (+23.2%)
Intel Core i3-12300 vs Intel Core i3-12100
14,908 (+7.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i3-12100
13,981 (+1.0%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G vs Intel Core i3-12100
11,003 (-20.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G vs Intel Core i3-12100
16,326 (+17.9%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600G vs Intel Core i3-12100
15,854 (+14.5%)
Intel Core i3-13100F vs Intel Core i3-12100
15,347 (+10.8%)

Is the Intel Core i3-12100 Good for Gaming?
As of 28th of March 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900F
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
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Intel Core i3-12100