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Intel Core i3-2100 specifications

General information
TypeCPU / Microprocessor
Market segmentDesktop
FamilyIntel Core i3
Model number  ? i3-2100
CPU part numbersCM8062301061600 is an OEM/tray microprocessor
BX80623I32100 is a boxed processor (English version)
BXC80623I32100 is a boxed processor (Chinese version)
Frequency  ? 3100 MHz
Bus speed  ? 5 GT/s DMI
Clock multiplier  ? 31
Package1155-land Flip-Chip Land Grid Array
SocketSocket 1155 / H2 / LGA1155
Size1.48" x 1.48" / 3.75cm x 3.75cm
Weight0.9oz / 26.8g (CPU)
11.9oz / 338.5g (box)
Introduction dateFeb 20, 2011
End-of-Life dateLast order date for tray processors is August 23, 2013
Last shipment date for tray processors is February 7, 2014
Price at introduction$117
S-spec numbers
  ES/QS processors Production processors
Part number QA25 SR05C
BX80623I32100 +
BXC80623I32100 +
Architecture / Microarchitecture
MicroarchitectureSandy Bridge
Processor core  ? Sandy Bridge
Core stepping  ? Q0 (QA25, SR05C)
Manufacturing process0.032 micron High-K metal gate process
Data width64 bit
The number of cores2
The number of threads4
Floating Point UnitIntegrated
Level 1 cache size  ? 2 x 32 KB instruction caches
2 x 32 KB data caches
Level 2 cache size  ? 2 x 256 KB
Level 3 cache size3 MB shared cache
Cache latency4 (L1 cache)
12 (L2 cache)
27 (L3 cache)
Physical memory32 GB
  • MMX instructions
  • SSE / Streaming SIMD Extensions
  • SSE2 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 2
  • SSE3 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 3
  • SSSE3 / Supplemental Streaming SIMD Extensions 3
  • SSE4 / SSE4.1 + SSE4.2 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 4  ? 
  • AVX / Advanced Vector Extensions
  • EM64T / Extended Memory 64 technology / Intel 64  ? 
  • NX / XD / Execute disable bit  ? 
  • HT / Hyper-Threading technology  ? 
  • VT-x / Virtualization technology  ? 
Low power featuresEnhanced SpeedStep technology  ? 
Integrated peripherals / components
Integrated graphics
  • GPU Type: HD 2000
    Base frequency (MHz): 850
    Maximum frequency (MHz): 1100
Memory controller
  • The number of controllers: 1
    Memory channels: 2
    Supported memory: DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
Other peripherals
  • Direct Media Interface
  • PCI Express 2.0 interface
Electrical / Thermal parameters
Maximum operating temperature  ? 69.1°C
Thermal Design Power  ? 65 Watt

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Q: Is it possible to upgrade my Intel Core i3-2100 CPU?
A: Probably yes. Processor compatibility is determined by your motherboard. Please check website for CPU support list for your board.

Core i3-2100 Overclocking

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Part numbers of desktop Sandy Bridge CPUs emerge on Intel website
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Intel i3-2100 Benchmarks

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Benchmarked processor

CPU ID:206A7
CPU vendor string:GenuineIntel
CPU name string:Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz

Integer performance

Part number   Result
Intel Core i3-3225  ? 
Intel Core i5-660  ? 
Intel Core i5-661  ? 
AMD Athlon II X3 445  ? 
AMD Athlon II X4 605e (rev. C3)  ? 
Intel Core i3-2100  ? 
Intel Core i5-2390T  ? 
Intel Core i3-2105  ? 
Intel Core i3-3210  ? 
AMD Phenom II X3 740  ? 
AMD Phenom II X3 B75  ? 

Floating Point performance

Part number   Result
Intel Core i3-550  ? 
AMD Athlon II X4 615e  ? 
AMD Athlon II X3 455  ? 
Intel Core i3-2105  ? 
Intel Core i5-2390T  ? 
Intel Core i3-2100  ? 
AMD Athlon II X4 610e  ? 
AMD Athlon II X3 450  ? 
Intel Core i3-540  ? 
Intel Core i3-4130T  ? 
AMD Athlon II X3 445  ? 

MMX / SSE / SSE2 performance

Part number   Result
AMD Athlon II X4 630 (rev. C2)  ? 
AMD Athlon II X4 630 (rev. C3)  ? 
Intel Core i5-2390T  ? 
Intel Core i3-560  ? 
AMD Athlon II X4 638  ? 
Intel Core i3-2100  ? 
Intel Core i3-2105  ? 
Intel Core i5-650  ? 
Intel Core i3-4130T  ? 
AMD Athlon II X4 631  ? 
Intel Core i3-550  ? 

Memory-intensive program performance

Part number   Result
Intel Core i3-4130T  ? 
Intel Pentium G860  ? 
Intel Pentium G2010  ? 
Intel Core i5-670  ? 
Intel Core i3-2105  ? 
Intel Core i3-2100  ? 
Intel Pentium G850  ? 
Intel Core 2 Duo E8600  ? 
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500  ? 
Intel Pentium G645  ? 
Intel Core i5-661  ? 

CPU ID information for the Core i3-2100

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CPU Family:Core i3
Processor Number:i3-2100
Frequency:3092 MHz
Part number:
S-Spec Number:
Submitted by:Samy0n
General information
Processor name (BIOS): Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Logical processors:4
Processor type:Original OEM Processor
CPUID signature:206A7
Family: 6 (06h)
Model:42 (02Ah)
Stepping: 7 (07h)
TLB/Cache details:64-byte Prefetching
Data TLB0: 2-MB or 4-MB pages, 4-way set associative, 32 entries
Data TLB: 4-KB Pages, 4-way set associative, 64 entries
Instruction TLB: 4-KB pages, 4-way set associative, 64 entries
L2 TLB: 1-MB, 4-way set associative, 64-byte line size
Shared 2nd-level TLB: 4 KB pages, 4-way set associative, 512 entries

Cache: L1 data L1 instruction L2 L3
Size: 2 x 32 KB 2 x 32 KB 2 x 256 KB 3 MB
Associativity: 8-way set
8-way set
8-way set
12-way set
Line size: 64 bytes 64 bytes 64 bytes 64 bytes
Comments: Direct-mapped Direct-mapped Non-inclusive
Shared between all cores
Instruction set extensionsAdditional instructions
  XSETBV / XGETBV are enabled
Major featuresOther features
On-chip Floating Point Unit 36-bit page-size extensions
64-bit / Intel 64 64-bit debug store
NX bit/XD-bit Advanced programmable interrupt controller
Hyper-Threading Technology CPL qualified debug store
Intel Virtualization Debug store
Enhanced SpeedStep Debugging extensions
  Digital Thermal Sensor capability
  LAHF / SAHF support in 64-bit mode
  Machine check architecture
  Machine check exception
  Memory-type range registers
  Model-specific registers
  Page attribute table
  Page global extension
  Page-size extensions (4MB pages)
  Pending break enable
  Perfmon and Debug capability
  Physical address extensions
  Power Limit Notification capability
  Process context identifiers
  TSC rate is ensured to be invariant across all states
  Thermal monitor
  Thermal monitor 2
  Thermal monitor and software controlled clock facilities
  Time stamp counter
  Timestamp counter deadline
  Virtual 8086-mode enhancements
  xTPR Update Control

CPUs, related to Intel Core i3-2100

Model Cores /
Frequency Turbo
TDP Features Price  
Intel Core i3 family, Socket 1155
   Core i3-3220T2 / 42.8 GHz 3 MB35WAVX, HT$117>
   Core i3-3240T2 / 42.9 GHz 3 MB35WAVX, HT$117>
   Core i3-3250T2 / 43 GHz 3 MB35WAVX, HT$138>
   Core i3-21002 / 43.1 GHz 3 MB65WAVX, HT  
   Core i3-21022 / 43.1 GHz 3 MB65WAVX, HT >
   Core i3-21052 / 43.1 GHz 3 MB65WAVX, HT >
   Core i3-32102 / 43.2 GHz 3 MB55WAVX, HT >
   Core i3-21202 / 43.3 GHz 3 MB65WAVX, HT >
   Core i3-21252 / 43.3 GHz 3 MB65WAVX, HT >
   Core i3-32202 / 43.3 GHz 3 MB55WAVX, HT$117>
   Core i3-32252 / 43.3 GHz 3 MB55WAVX, HT >
   Core i3-21302 / 43.4 GHz 3 MB65WAVX, HT >
   Core i3-32402 / 43.4 GHz 3 MB55WAVX, HT$117>
   Core i3-32452 / 43.4 GHz 3 MB55WAVX, HT$134>
   Core i3-32502 / 43.5 GHz 3 MB55WAVX, HT$138>
Other families, Sandy Bridge micro-architecture, Socket 1155
   Celeron G5502 / 22.6 GHz 2 MB65WAVX, HT >
   Celeron G5552 / 22.7 GHz 2 MB65WAVX, HT >
   Pentium G6452 / 22.9 GHz 3 MB65WAVX, HT >
   Pentium G8602 / 23 GHz 3 MB65WAVX, HT >
   Pentium G8702 / 23.1 GHz 3 MB65WAVX, HT >
   Core i5-25004 / 43.3 GHz3.7 GHz6 MB95WAES, AVX, HT, TXT, TBT >
   Core i5-2550K4 / 43.4 GHz3.8 GHz6 MB95WAES, AVX, HT, TBT, Unlock >
   Core i7-26004 / 83.4 GHz3.8 GHz8 MB95WAES, AVX, HT, TXT, TBT >
   Core i7-2700K4 / 83.5 GHz3.9 GHz8 MB95WAES, AVX, HT, TBT, Unlock >
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 • Features abbreviations:
AES - AES instructions
AVX - AVX instructions
HT - Hyper-Threading
TXT - Trusted Execution
TBT - Dynamic Acceleration / Turbo Boost
Unlock - Unlocked multiplier

Pictures (7)

2011-06-27 23:19:30
Posted by: gshv

Back view of the box
2011-06-27 23:21:53
Posted by: gshv

Side view. Markings on the label are:
i3-2100, 3.10 GHz, 3MB Cache, LGA1155, 65W
S-spec: SR05C
Product Code: BX80623I32100
UPC: 7-35858-21777-4
EAN: 5-032037-011976
MM#: 911243
2011-06-27 23:22:22
Posted by: gshv

Front view
Core i3-2100 box pictures
2011-06-27 23:22:51
Posted by: gshv

Core i3-2100 box pictures
2011-09-22 04:39:28
Posted by: Queue

Intel Core i3-2100 Processor
3.1 GHz
3 MB L3 Cache
5.0 GT/s DMI
Core i3-2100 CPU pictures
2012-11-12 16:55:15
Posted by: gshv

Top view. S-Spec number is SR05C. The processor was manufactured at the end of November / beginning of December 2010.
Core i3-2100 CPU pictures
2012-11-12 16:55:36
Posted by: gshv

Bottom view
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