Intel Core i3-9100 vs Intel Core i3-8100

Intel Core i3-9100
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
3700 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2018
Intel Core i3-9100

Intel Core i3-8100
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
2800 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jan 2018
Intel Core i3-8100

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i3-9100
    117%
  • Intel Core i3-8100
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i3-9100
    102%
  • Intel Core i3-8100
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i3-9100
    132%
  • Intel Core i3-8100
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i3-9100

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 32% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 17% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i3-8100

None

Intel Core i3-9100

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i3-9100

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i3-9100

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i3-9100

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i3-9100 Intel Core i3-8100
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0

Architecture

Intel Core i3-9100 Intel Core i3-8100
Architecture Intel_Coffelake vs Intel_Coffelake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Coffee Lake vs Coffee Lake
Release Date Sep 2018 vs Jan 2018

Cores

Intel Core i3-9100 Intel Core i3-8100
Cores 4 vs 4
Threads 4 vs 4
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics UHD Graphics 630 vs Intel UHD 630

Cache

Intel Core i3-9100 Intel Core i3-8100
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 6144 KB (shared) vs 6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i3-9100 Intel Core i3-8100
Socket Intel Socket 1151 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp 72°C vs 72°C
Package FC-LGA1151 vs FC-LGA1151
Die Size unknown vs 151mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i3-9100 Intel Core i3-8100
Cpu Frequency 3700 MHz vs 2800 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed none vs 3600 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage variable vs unknown
TDP 65 W vs 65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i3-9100
    4440 points
  • Intel Core i3-8100
    4320 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i3-9100
    17760 points
  • Intel Core i3-8100
    13440 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i3-9100 (simulated)
    159.31
  • Intel Core i3-8100
    155

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i3-9100 (simulated)
    790.21
  • Intel Core i3-8100
    598

points - higher is better