AMD FX-4100 vs Intel Core i3-3245

Compare AMD FX 4-Core Black Edition 2 core CPU vs Intel Core 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

14 %
Identical
14 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

27 %
3% slightly better gaming score
26 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

11 %
Identical
11 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

11 %
Identical
11 %

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

1,307
1,356
3% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

472
603
27% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

2
Identical
2

Threads

Number of logical processing units

4
Identical
4

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

4 GHz
5% slightly higher clock speed
3 GHz

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

966th of 1,326
972nd of 1,326

Family

The product line

FX 4-Core Black Edition
Core

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

-
May 2013

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR3
DDR3-1333

Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory

-
No

FX-4100 vs Core i3-3245 specs and performance

Our benchmark analysis concludes that the FX-4100 performs better than the Core i3-3245. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i3-3245 in all gaming tests too.

Our spec comparison shows that they have an identical amount of cores and the same number of threads. With our hardware info, we find that the FX-4100 has a slightly higher clock speed than the Core i3-3245.

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 FX-4100 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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