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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i3-7100 6530 points
Core i7-2600K 4950 points
Difference: 1580 (32%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-2600K 27.2 GT/s
Core i3-7100 15.6 GT/s
Difference: 11.6 (74%)

Core Speed

Core i3-7100 3.9 GHz
Core i7-2600K 3.4 GHz
Difference: 0.5 (15%)

Threads

Core i7-2600K 8
Core i3-7100 4
Difference: 4 (100%)

TDP

Core i7-2600K 95 Watts
Core i3-7100 51 Watts
Difference: 44 (86%)

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Model Core i3-7100 Core i7-2600K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Kaby Lake-S (14 nm) Sandy Bridge
Core Speed 3.9 GHz 3.4 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 2 4
Total Threads 4 8
Turbo 1/2/3/4
L2 Cache 2 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 3 MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 630 HD Graphics 3000
TDP 51 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 LGA 1155
Released January 2017 2011-01-01
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Core i3-7100

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