ProductCore i5-3210MCore i3-6100
Brand Intel Intel
Street Price (Approx) ~ $145
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~ $105
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# CPU Cores 22
Frequency (GHz) 2.5 GHz3.7 GHz
Cache (MB) 33
TDP (Watts) 35 W51 W
Product Segment MobileDesktop
Status ReleasedReleased
Announced On 2012-03-012015-06-01
TechnicalsCore i5-3210MCore i3-6100
Dimensions (2D) 31x31 mm37.5x37.5 mm
Conflict Free? 11
# CPU Cores 22
Threads/Core 44
Frequency (GHz) 2.5 GHz3.7 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz) 3.1 GHz
Cache (MB) 33
Instructions Width (bits) 6464
Instructions Extensions AVXSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography Process (nm) 22 nm14 nm
TDP (Watts) 35 W51 W
Max RAM 32 GB64 GB
RAM Types DDR3/L/-RS 1333/1600DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
# Memory Channels 22
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec) 25.6GB/s34.1GB/s
Max CPU Temp. 105
Max CPU / Package 11
PCI-E Version 33
PCI-E Configurations 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI-E Max Lanes # 116
Compatible Sockets FCBGA1023FCLGA1151
Intel Turbo Boost Version 2
Intel V-Pro NoNo
Intel Hyper-Thread YesYes
Intel Virtualization (VTX) YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD) YesYes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT) YesYes
Intel TSX Sync. Extensions No
Intel 64 YesYes
Intel MyWiFi Yes
Idle States YesYes
Thermal MonitoringTech. YesYes
Flex Memory Yes
Intel ID Protect YesYes
Intel SIPP No
Intel SMB Advantage Yes
Intel AES New Instructions YesYes
Intel Secure Key YesYes
Intel OS Guard Yes
Trusted Execution NoNo
Execution Disable YesYes

 

Intel Core i5-3210M vs. Intel Core i3-6100 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