Intel Core i3 8130U vs i3 7100T

We compared two 2-core CPUs: the 2.2 GHz Intel Core i3 8130U (laptop) against the 3.4 GHz i3 7100T (desktop). On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Multi-Core Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 7100T and 8130U
Advantages of Intel Core i3 8130U
  • Has 1024 KB larger L3 cache size
  • Newer - released 1-year and 1-month later
  • More than 8° C higher critical temperature
Advantages of Intel Core i3 7100T
  • Supports up to 64 GB DDR4-2400 RAM


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)


Full technical specification of Intel Core i3 8130U and i3 7100T


Vendor Intel Intel
Released February 12, 2018 January 3, 2017
Type Laptop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Kaby Lake Kaby Lake
Model number i3-8130U i3-7100T
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 620 HD Graphics 630


Performance Cores
P-Cores 2 2
P-Threads 4 4
Base Frequency (P) 2.2 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 3.4 GHz -
Total Cores 2 2
Total Threads 4 4
Bus Frequency 100 MHz -
Multiplier 24x 34x
Bus Bandwidth 4 GT/s 8 GT/s
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
L3 Cache 4MB (shared) 3MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 14 nm 14 nm
Socket BGA-1356 LGA-1151
TDP 15 W 35 W
Peak temperature 100°C 92°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 620 Intel HD Graphics 630
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 350 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1000 MHz 1100 MHz
Shading Units 192 192
TMUs 24 24
ROPs 3 3
Execution Units 24 24
TGP 15 W 15 W
Max. Resolution 4096x2304 - 60 Hz 4096x2304 - 60 Hz

Memory Support

Memory types DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133 DDR4-2400, DDR3L-1600
Memory Size 32 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 37.5 GB/s -
ECC Support No Yes


Official site Intel Core i3 8130U official page Intel Core i3 7100T official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 12 16
Extended instructions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX-2 SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX-2

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