Intel Core i3-6100 Review & Specifications

Intel Core i3-6100 Dual-Core 3.7GHz Socket 1151 51W HD Graphics 530 BX80662I36100

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14nm Skylake 65W
3MB L3 Cache
2 x 256KB L2 Cache
Intel HD Graphics 530

Specs Overview

Model BX80662I36100
Release Date August 2015
Series Core i3 6th Gen
Core Name Skylake
Socket LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel HD Graphics 530
CPU Cores 2
CPU Threads 4
CPU Clock Rate 3700MHz
TDP 47W
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB
Cache L3 3.00MB

Pros

  • Good performance improvement over the previous generation
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Faster than AMD Quad-Core CPUs in most games

Cons

Score Pangoly

85

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Critic Reviews

80

If you're building a budget-priced Intel PC for gaming or general-purpose use, this chip is a great starting point, and surprisingly speedy. But cash-strapped gamers may want to consider more-affordable AMD alternatives. Read...

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70

The Core i3-6100 impresses with rapid single-core performance and as such it makes for a good choice for either a basic PC or a first option for someone looking to build a Skylake system they may upgrade at a later date.

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76

A couple of months ago we reported on ASRock releasing their SkyOC bios that allowed for overclocking non K sku Skylake cpu's by BCLK overclocking. This set the overclocking community into a bit of a frenzy as it's the been the first time since K chi ...

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Specifications

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Essentials
Status Launched
Launch Date Q3'15
Processor Number i3-6100
Intel® Smart Cache 3 MB
DMI3 8 GT/s
Instruction Set 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options Available

Yes
Lithography 14 nm
Scalability 1S Only
Thermal Solution Specification PCG 2015C (65W)
Recommended Customer Price BOX : $117.00
TRAY: $117.00
Conflict Free Yes
Datasheet Link

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Performance
# of Cores 2
# of Threads 4
Processor Base Frequency 3.7 GHz
TDP 51 W

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Memory Specifications
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) 64 GB
Memory Types DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Max # of Memory Channels 2
Max Memory Bandwidth 34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported 

Yes

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Graphics Specifications
Processor Graphics  Intel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency 350 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency 1.05 GHz
Graphics Video Max Memory 64 GB
Graphics Output eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
4K Support Yes, at 60Hz
Max Resolution (Intel® WiDi)‡ 1080p
Max Resolution (HDMI 1.4)‡ 4096x2304@24Hz
Max Resolution (DP)‡ 4096x2304@60Hz
Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel)‡ 4096x2304@60Hz
Max Resolution (VGA)‡ N/A
DirectX* Support 12
OpenGL* Support 4.4
Intel® Quick Sync Video

Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology Yes
Intel® Insider™ Yes
Intel® Wireless Display

Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology Yes
# of Displays Supported  3
Device ID 0x1912

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Expansion Options
PCI Express Revision 3.0
PCI Express Configurations  Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes 16

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Package Specifications
Max CPU Configuration 1
TCASE 65°C
Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography 14 nm
Sockets Supported FCLGA1151
Low Halogen Options Available See MDDS

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Advanced Technologies
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology  No
Intel® vPro Technology 

No
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology 

Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)  Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) 

Yes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT) 

Yes
Intel® TSX-NI No
Intel® 64 

Yes
Idle States Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology

Yes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology  Yes
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) No
Intel® Small Business Advantage Yes

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Intel® Data Protection Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions

Yes
Secure Key Yes
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX) Yes
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX) Yes

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Intel® Platform Protection Technology
OS Guard Yes
Trusted Execution Technology 

No
Execute Disable Bit  Yes

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