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Intel Core i3 2100 3.1GHz LGA 1155 Boxed Processor

Overview

SKU:
369124
Mfr Part #:
BX80623I32100
UPC:
735858217774


The Intel Core i3 processor delivers an affordable everyday PC with exceptional capabilities. These dual-core processors offer four-way multitasking with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology, as well as built-in visuals for an immersive PC experience. The 2nd gen Intel Core processor family delivers a visibly smarter PC experience. Improved performance, greater adaptability, and unique visual features combine for a better computing experience you can see.

Intel® Core i3 2100

Built to enable the everyday PC with exceptional capabilities. The Core i3 2100 dual-core processor offers four-way multitasking with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology, as well as built-in visuals for an immersive and visibly smarter PC experience.

Whether you use your PC to be creative, play games, or for everyday tasks such as homework, the Core i3 2100 delivers improved performance, greater adaptability, and unique visual features making it easier for you to design, render, edit, play, and share your ideas with the world. Featuring Intel Hyper-Threading Technology, allowing each processor core to work on two tasks at the same time, improving multitasking, speeding up the workflow, and getting more done in less time.

Feast Your Eyes on This: The built-in visuals of Intel's 2nd generation Core processors, including the Core i3 2100, deliver everything you need to enjoy a stunning and seamless graphic experience when viewing and interacting with pictures and media on your PC. Intel Quick Sync Video allows the conversion of media from one device to another at incredible speed. Intel Clear Video Technology provides visual quality and color fidelity enhancements for exceptionally vivid HD and Blu-ray playback and Intel HD Graphics offers the performance needed for playing mainstream games"so what you see looks amazing and runs without hesitation or interruption. And, there's no need for a discrete graphics card, reducing power consumption and system cost.

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Specifications

Product Information
SKU
369124
Mfr Part#
BX80623I32100
UPC
735858217774
Technology
Processor Type
Desktop
Launch Date
Q1'11
IntelĀ® Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology; Intel Hyperthreading Technology; Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology; Execute Disable Bit; Intel 64 Architecture; Intel Smart Cache, Intel HD Graphics 2000
Specifications
Core
Sandy Bridge
Processor
Core i3 2100
Operating Frequency
3.1GHz
Number of Cores
2
Number of Threads
4 Processing Threads
Level 2 Cache
256KB (per core)
Smart Cache
3MB
Bus/Core Ratio
31
Thermal Power
65W
Processor Architecture
32nm SOI
Processor Data Width
32-Bit/64-Bit
Socket Type
Socket 1155
Front Side Bus
DMI 5000MT/s
Stepping
Q0
Graphics Specifications
Graphics Specifications
Integrated Intel HD Graphics 2000
Graphics Core
Intel HD Graphics 2000
Graphics Base Frequency
850 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.1 GHz
Intel HD Graphics
Yes
Intel HD Graphics with Dynamic Frequency
Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video
Yes
Intel InTRU 3D Technology
Yes
Intel Wireless Display
No
Intel Flexible Display Interface (Intel FDI)
Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Yes
Dual Display Capable
Yes
Memory Specifications
Maximum Memory Supported
32GB
Memory Types Supported
DDR3-1066
DDR3-1333
Memory Channels Supported
2
Maximum Memory Bandwidth
21GB/s
Expansion Options
PCI Express Revision
2.0
What's in the Box
What's in the Box
Core i3-2100 Processor, Intel designed thermal solution (Fan, Heatsink)
Included Accessories
Intel designed thermal solution (Fan, Heatsink)
Manufacturer Warranty
Parts
3 Years
Labor
3 Years

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Protection Plans

  • No Service Plan

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More on the Intel® Core i3 2100

Smart Cache
With Intel Smart Cache you benefit from increased data access because the cache is shared between the cores from a single access point and optimized by workload demand. That means your system is making maximum use of its resources, enhancing multi-threading, and reducing storage redundancy.

Intel® HD Graphics 2000
Casual gamers will love that Intel HD Graphics offers the performance needed for mainstream games so what you see looks amazing and runs without hesitation or interruption. No more discrete graphics cards. The built-in visuals of the 2nd generation Intel Core processor eliminate the need for a discrete graphics card, reducing power consumption and system cost.

Intel® Quick Sync Video
Built into every 2nd generation Intel Core™ processor, Quick Sync Video enables users to quickly create, edit, synchronize, and share video files from home or make them available online without the need for extra hardware. In addition, media conversion between devices takes just minutes thanks to hardware acceleration streamlining this process at incredible speed. That includes creating DVDs, Blu-ray™ discs, or editing and converting HD videos for portable media devices or uploading to your favorite social media sites.

Intel InTrue™ 3D Technology
The perfect way to watch 3D movies. InTrue 3D technology delivers 1080p, hi-def resolution 3D action to your TV using HDMI 1.4. With Blu-Ray® Stereo 3D playback using active shutter 3D glasses, you may not believe your eyes when it comes to 3D realism!

Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Enjoy better than ever visual quality and color fidelity enhancements and exceptionally vivid HD and Blu-ray™ playback. Built into every 2nd generation Intel Core™ processor, Clear Video Technology takes color accuracy to a whole new level bringing every image to life whether you're surfing the Net, catching an HD movie, or enjoying your own videos.

By using a combination of hardware and software technologies, Intel has enabled enhanced high-quality, 108p high-def image rendering in a variety of media including Blu-ray and streaming web content.

Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel's hyper-threading technology means you'll get peak performance for your multithreaded applications thanks to higher processing throughput. To put it simply, each core of the processor is capable of working on multiple tasks at the same time.

Intel Virtualization Technology
Consolidates multiple environments into a single server or PC. It provides greater user flexibility that can help reduce costs, improve security, and increase resiliency regarding contingency planning.

Intel 64
Take advantage of 64-bit computing when using 64-bit compatible software. This architecture enables systems to access more than 4GB of virtual and physical memory. Also known as EM64T, it is fully compatible with 32-bit operating systems giving you the flexibility to upgrade to a 64-bit OS when ever you're ready. Intel's 64 architecture works on servers, workstations, desktops, and mobile platforms.

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Now get even more performance enhancing, energy conserving benefits from Intel. With SpeedStep technology, your processor simultaneously switches voltage and frequency to high or low levels depending on processor load. Enhanced SpeedStep technology performs voltage and frequency changes separately so the system performs better with reduced latency due to system unavailability.

Thermal Monitoring Technologies
This feature is designed to protect the processor in the event of unusual circumstances such as cooling fan failure which can cause damage if internal chassis temperatures become higher than normal. It works by reducing the processor's power consumption if the programmed thermal temperature is exceeded.

The processor contains a thermal diode which measures the actual CPU temperature and relays its temperature and thermal requirements to the motherboard. The motherboard uses those requirements to control the processor fan and ensure it does not spin faster than necessary - even under worst case power use.

Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel updated its integrated memory controller hub technology to optimize available memory bandwidth and reduce latency associated with memory access, thereby improving system performance.

Intel® Flex Memory Access
This Intel technology makes upgrading easier by "allowing different memory sizes to be populated and remain in dual-channel mode," according to Intel.

Execute Disable Bit
Reduces your system's exposure to viruses and mal-ware attacks, and the chances of self-executing and propagating software from taking down your system or network. That can save you costly repairs, lost productivity, and revenue.

 

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