Intel Core i3-7100 vs AMD A10-8850

Compare Intel 7th Generation Core i3 2 core CPU vs AMD 2 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

22 %
10% slightly better overall score
20 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

41 %
13% slightly better gaming score
36 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

17 %
6% slightly better multitasking score
16 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

16 %
6% slightly better heavy workload score
15 %

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Number of physical processing units



Number of logical processing units


Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

766th of 1,326
798th of 1,326


The product line

7th Generation Core i3

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

February 2017

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Core i3-7100 vs A10-8850 comparison

In our benchmarks, the Core i3-7100 beats the A10-8850 in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the A10-8850 in all gaming tests too.

Our spec comparison shows that they have an identical amount of cores and the same number of threads.

The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the Core i3-7100 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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