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Core i3-2100 Specs

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Starredreviews has comprehensively covered the popular Sandy Bridge Core i3-2100 processor in detail. The Core i3-2100 specs are presented in the table below.

Core i3-2100 feature Value
Clock Frequency 3.1 GHz
Number of Cores 2
Number of (Hyper) threads 4
L3 Cache ( Intel Smart Cache) 3 MB
TDP Rating 65 Watts
Maximum Supported Memory 32 Giga Bytes
Supported Memory Types DDR3-1333/DDR3-1066
Inbuilt Graphics Intel HD Graphics 2000
Base Graphics Frequency 850 MHz
Graphics Turbo Frequency 1.1 GHz
Socket Type FCLGA1155
Lithography 32 nm
Suggested Price $117

Only the most important parameters for the processor has been presented. For details you are encouraged to visit the Intel’s details specification list, if that interests you.

Launched in the first quarter of 2011, the Core i3-2100 has enough performance advantage to compete with sub $100 Quad core AMD’s Athlon and Phenom Processor.

The core i3-2100 belongs to the second generation of Sandy Bridge processors that will require a new motherboard that can take in FCLGA1155 package. This is unlike the AMD series that has, for long been doling out processors that can fit in the AM2+/AM3 sockets, preserving the investment in the motherboard.

If you happen to compare core i3-2100 against other AMD processor, be sure to take into account the cost of the motherboards as well.


1. The details of the processor has been provided by Intel

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  1. Mouse
    May 12th, 2011 at 19:03 | #1

    Does it fit in the same motherboard that has 1st generation core i3 processor ?