Intel Core i3-6100H vs AMD Athlon II X4 651

Compare Intel 6th Generation Core i3 2 core CPU vs AMD 4 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

18 %
5% slightly better overall score
17 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

31 %
Identical
31 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

14 %
7% slightly better multitasking score
13 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

13 %
Identical
13 %

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

1,584
18% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score
1,342

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

672
70% significantly higher Geekbench (single) score
395

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

2
4
100% significantly more cores

Threads

Number of logical processing units

4
Identical
4

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3 GHz
3 GHz
11% slightly higher clock speed

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

870th of 1,337
887th of 1,337

Family

The product line

6th Generation Core i3
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Release date

The official date of release of this chip

August 2015
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Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4-2133
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Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory

No
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Core i3-6100H vs Athlon II X4 651 comparison

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Core i3-6100H is faster than the Athlon II X4 651. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Athlon II X4 651 in all gaming tests too.

In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Athlon II X4 651 has significantly more cores than the Core i3-6100H. Indeed, the Athlon II X4 651 has 4 cores compared to 2 cores found in the Core i3-6100H. But they both have the same number of threads. Our comparison shows that the Athlon II X4 651 has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Core i3-6100H.

Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Core i3-6100H has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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