Intel Core i3-10100F processor review

Core i3-10100F processor released by Intel; release date: Q4'20. At the time of release, the processor cost $79 - $97. The processor is designed for desktop-computers and based on Comet Lake microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 4, threads - 8. Maximum CPU clock speed - 4.30 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 100°C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Cache size: L1 - 256 KB, L2 - 1 MB, L3 - 6 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-2666. Maximum memory size: 128 GB.

Supported socket types: FCLGA1200. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 65 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3563
2634
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
88609
9047
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2634
PassMark - CPU mark 9047

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Comet Lake
Launch date Q4'20
Launch price (MSRP) $79 - $97
Place in performance rating 241
Processor Number i3-10100F
Series 10th Generation Intel Core i3 Processors
Status Launched
Vertical segment Desktop

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 3.60 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s
L1 cache 256 KB
L2 cache 1 MB
L3 cache 6 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 100°C
Maximum frequency 4.30 GHz
Number of cores 4
Number of threads 8

Memory

Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 41.6 GB/s
Maximum memory size 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2666

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA1200
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt
Thermal Solution PCG 2015C

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 16
PCI Express revision 3.0
PCIe configurations Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Scalability 1S Only

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Secure Boot

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel SSE4.1, Intel SSE4.2, Intel AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)