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Intel - Core i3-8100 3.6 GHz Quad-Core Processor

( 4.8 Average / 24 Ratings )




Part #


Data Width




Operating Frequency

3.6 GHz



L1 Cache

4 x 32 kB Instruction
4 x 32 kB Data

L2 Cache

4 x 256 kB

L3 Cache

1 x 6 MB


14 nm

Thermal Design Power

65 W

Includes CPU Cooler


Simultaneous Multithreading


Maximum Supported Memory

64 GB

Integrated Graphics

Intel UHD Graphics 630

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Price History (Excluding Tax) History:


mau5Entropy 7 points 12 months ago
from completed build Coffee Lake Build

Very good chip for the price, slightly outperforming the Ryzen 3 1200. Stays very cool even with its stock cooler idling at 23 degrees, hitting a max of 50 degrees under an AIDA 64 stress test. Scored a 604 cb on a Cinebench run, overall very happy with this purchase. Will do some gaming if I decide to purchase a graphics card.

bferra 20 points 12 months ago
from completed build Passive Cooled Office PC

A great value CPU. Good performance for a cheap price. I use it in my office PC and it works great.

The integrated graphics allows up to 3 monitors. This is a huge pro to me

Geeezas 9 points 11 months ago
from completed build Casual Gaming Rig

Really good CPU, the same performance as a quad core i5 6th 7th Generation, capable of running all current games at 1080p. Best in value/performance for sure.

Larsbjork 14 points 10 months ago
from completed build Scandinavia

For that price? oh my god.

Rinholm 10 points 9 months ago
from completed build Purple and White

Great little cpu, great little price.

soz808 19 points 9 months ago
from completed build Soz's InWin 301 microBeast

Got this in a bundle deal with the ASRock Z370M Pro4 board for $204.99 on Newegg ($194.99 AR). Does the job for now until I upgrade.

soulgem 4 points 7 months ago
from completed build My First Build

Pretty decent CPU for the price. Nothing too spectacular though. It can run games from about 2-4 years ago fairly well on it's own. It also has built in graphics, so you can surf the web or whatever without needing to buy an expensive graphics card. I had heard that it runs about as well as the previous generation Core i5. This is actually surprisingly accurate. But it still has it's trouble. If you have a little extra money, I would highly recommend at least a Core i5.

ChapinesGt 8 points 7 months ago
from completed build HyperSpace

Fast processor it destroys games and its four cores make multi tasking a breeze.

Al_EhsanOlive 21 points 6 months ago
from completed build Whisper "The Modest" Dwarf

This is the first generation of Core i3 with 4 cores & 4 threads CPU with affordable price. I choose Intel because for AMD Ryzen to get best performance, it need higher RAM speed but the price are like rocket.

Cridlon 8 points 6 months ago
from completed build Rainglow: My RGB pc

I love this processor it is good. Even though it might not be the most powerful it is still does it's job. The processor is sturdy enough to play any game you give it. And will leave you with a satisfied smile. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a low/med end processor