AMD Athlon X4 970 vs Intel Core i3-7100T

AMD Athlon X4 970
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3800 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2017
AMD Athlon X4 970

Intel Core i3-7100T
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3400 MHz / Cores: 2 / Feb 2017
Intel Core i3-7100T

Summary

Reasons to consider AMD Athlon X4 970

Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i3-7100T

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD Athlon X4 970.
Higher theoretical single-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

AMD Athlon X4 970Intel Core i3-7100T
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
SSE4A
AMD64
AES
AVX
AVX2
BMI1
BMI2
FMA3
FMA4
F16C
TBM
XOP
AMD-V
EVP
Turbo Core
SSSE3
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
Hyper-Threading
AES-NI
TSX
CLMUL

Architecture

AMD Athlon X4 970Intel Core i3-7100T
ArchitectureAMD_ExcavatorvsIntel_Kabylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameBristol RidgevsKaby Lake
Release DateJul 2017vsFeb 2017

Cores

AMD Athlon X4 970Intel Core i3-7100T
Cores4vs2
Threads4vs2
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsIntel HD 630

Cache

AMD Athlon X4 970Intel Core i3-7100T
L1 Cache128 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache0 KBvs3072 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Athlon X4 970Intel Core i3-7100T
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp74°Cvs65°C
PackageuPGAvs
Die Size246 mm²vs0 mm²
Process28 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Athlon X4 970Intel Core i3-7100T
Cpu Frequency3800 MHzvs3400 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4000 MHzvsnone
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltage1.475 Vvsunknown
TDP65 Wvs35 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Athlon X4 970
    2760 points
  • Intel Core i3-7100T
    4080 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Athlon X4 970
    9124 points
  • Intel Core i3-7100T
    8160 points

Points - higher is better