ProductCeleron 2957UCore i3-2100
BrandIntel Intel
Street Price (Approx)~ $107
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# CPU Cores22
Frequency (GHz)1.4 GHz3.1 GHz
Cache (MB)23
TDP (Watts)15 W65 W
Product SegmentMobileDesktop
Announced On2013-10-012011-01-01
TechnicalsCeleron 2957UCore i3-2100
Dimensions (2D)40x40 mm37.5x37.5 mm
Conflict Free?1
# CPU Cores22
Frequency (GHz)1.4 GHz3.1 GHz
Cache (MB)23
Instructions Width (bits)6464
Instructions ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2SSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Lithography Process (nm)22 nm32 nm
TDP (Watts)15 W65 W
Max RAM16 GB32 GB
RAM TypesDDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600DDR3 1066/1333
# Memory Channels22
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec)25.6GB/s21GB/s
Max CPU Temp.100
Max CPU / Package11
PCI-E Version22
PCI-E Configurations4x1, 1x4, 1x2
PCI-E Max Lanes #1016
Compatible SocketsFCBGA1168FCLGA1155
Intel Turbo Boost Version
Intel V-ProNoNo
Intel Hyper-ThreadNoYes
Intel Virtualization (VTX)YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD)NoNo
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT)YesYes
Intel TSX Sync. ExtensionsNo
Intel 64YesYes
Idle StatesYesYes
Thermal MonitoringTech.YesYes
Flex MemoryYes
Intel ID ProtectNoYes
Intel SIPPNo
Intel SMB AdvantageNo
Smart Response TechnologyNo
Intel AES New InstructionsNoNo
Intel Secure KeyYes
Intel OS GuardNo
Trusted ExecutionNoNo
Execution DisableYesYes


Intel Celeron 2957U vs. Intel Core i3-2100 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

CPU Speed

These tests are designed to stress the CPU components of the processor

Geekbench 4 Multi, Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Single, Higher is better

Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec), Higher is better


Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Geekbench 4 Multi / Price, Higher is better