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Intel Core i3 9100F vs Celeron G3930

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 3.6 GHz Intel Core i3 9100F with 4-cores against the 2.9 GHz Celeron G3930 with 2-cores. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
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 G3930 and 9100F
Advantages of Intel Core i3 9100F
  • Has 4 MB larger L3 cache size
  • Newer - released 2-years and 4-months later
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • 45% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1055 vs 729 points
  • Around 1.74 GB/s (5%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
Advantages of Intel Celeron G3930
  • Consumes up to 22% less energy than the Core i3 9100F – 51 vs 65 Watt
  • Includes an integrated GPU Intel HD Graphics 610

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
2520
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
6772
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
3306

Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i3 9100F and Celeron G3930

General

Vendor Intel Intel
Released April 23, 2019 January 3, 2017
Launch price 122 USD 42 USD
Type Desktop Desktop
Codename Coffee Lake Kaby Lake
Model number i3-9100F G3930
Socket LGA-1151 LGA-1151
Integrated GPU No HD Graphics 610

Performance

Cores 4 2
Threads 4 2
Base Frequency 3.6 GHz 2.9 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.2 GHz -
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 36x 29x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s 8 GT/s
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
L3 Cache 6MB (shared) 2MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Power

Fabrication process 14 nm 14 nm
TDP 65 W 51 W
Max. temperature 100°C 100°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics - Intel HD Graphics 610
GPU Base Clock - 200 MHz
GPU Boost Clock - 300 MHz
Shading Units - 96
TMUs - 12
ROPs - 2
Execution Units - 12
TGP - 5 W
Max. Resolution - 4096x2304 - 30 Hz
iGPU FLOPS
0.06 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2400 DDR4-2133, DDR3L-1600
Memory Size 64 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 37.5 GB/s 35.76 GB/s
ECC Support Yes Yes

Misc

Official site Intel Core i3 9100F official page Intel Celeron G3930 official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 16
Instruction Set SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX-2 SSE4.1, SSE4.2

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So which CPU will you choose: Intel Celeron G3930 or Core i3 9100F?