Intel Core i3-4170

Intel Core i3-4170

About processor

The Intel Core i3-4170 processor is a reliable and efficient desktop CPU with impressive performance capabilities. Built on the 22nm Haswell architecture, this processor features 2 cores and 4 threads, making it suitable for multitasking and everyday computing tasks. With a base frequency of 3.7 GHz, the i3-4170 delivers strong single-core performance, and its 3MB L3 cache ensures smooth operation across a variety of applications. One of the standout features of the i3-4170 is its integrated graphics model, which offers solid visuals for casual gaming and multimedia tasks. With a TDP of 54W, it strikes a good balance between power efficiency and performance. In terms of benchmarks, the Geekbench 6 scores for single-core and multi-core performance are quite commendable, with scores of 1001 and 1938 respectively. These scores reflect the processor's ability to handle both single-threaded and multi-threaded workloads effectively. Overall, the Intel Core i3-4170 is a solid choice for budget-conscious users seeking a dependable processor for their desktop systems. Its respectable performance, efficient power usage, and integrated graphics make it a versatile option for a wide range of computing needs. Whether it's for office work, light gaming, or multimedia consumption, the i3-4170 is well-equipped to handle everyday tasks with ease.


Label Name
Launch Date
March 2015
Model Name
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Code Name

CPU Specifications

Total Cores
Cores is a hardware term that describes the number of independent central processing units in a single computing component (die or chip).
Total Threads
Where applicable, Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology is only available on Performance-cores.
Performance-core Base Frequency
3.7 GHz
L1 Cache
64K per core
L2 Cache
256K per core
L3 Cache
3MB shared
CPU Socket
The socket is the component that provides the mechanical and electrical connections between the processor and motherboard.
Lithography refers to the semiconductor technology used to manufacture an integrated circuit, and is reported in nanometer (nm), indicative of the size of features built on the semiconductor.
22 nm
54 W
Instruction Set
The instruction set is a hard program stored inside the CPU that guides and optimizes CPU operations. With these instruction sets, the CPU can run more efficiently. There are many manufacturers that design CPUs, which results in different instruction sets, such as the 8086 instruction set for the Intel camp and the RISC instruction set for the ARM camp. x86, ARM v8, and MIPS are all codes for instruction sets. Instruction sets can be extended; for example, x86 added 64-bit support to create x86-64. Manufacturers developing CPUs that are compatible with a certain instruction set need authorization from the instruction set patent holder. A typical example is Intel authorizing AMD, enabling the latter to develop CPUs compatible with the x86 instruction set.

Memory Specifications

Memory Type
Intel® processors come in four different types: Single Channel, Dual Channel, Triple Channel, and Flex Mode. Maximum supported memory speed may be lower when populating multiple DIMMs per channel on products that support multiple memory channels.
Max Memory Size
Max memory size refers to the maximum memory capacity supported by the processor.
Memory Channels
The number of memory channels refers to the bandwidth operation for real world application.
Max Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory bandwidth is the maximum rate at which data can be read from or stored into a semiconductor memory by the processor (in GB/s).
25.6 GB/s

GPU Specifications

Integrated Graphics Model
An integrated GPU refers to the graphics core that is integrated into the CPU processor. Leveraging the processor's powerful computational capabilities and intelligent power efficiency management, it delivers outstanding graphics performance and a smooth application experience at a lower power consumption.


Cinebench R23
Single Core Score
Cinebench R23
Multi Core Score
Geekbench 6
Single Core Score
Geekbench 6
Multi Core Score
Geekbench 5
Single Core Score
Geekbench 5
Multi Core Score
Passmark CPU
Single Core Score
Passmark CPU
Multi Core Score

Compared to Other CPU

Cinebench R23 Single Core
917 +1.3%
Cinebench R23 Multi Core
1814 -8.1%
Geekbench 6 Single Core
1003 +0.2%
1000 -0.1%
Geekbench 6 Multi Core
1939 +0.1%
1922 -0.8%
Geekbench 5 Single Core
856 +0.1%
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
1821 -0.1%
Passmark CPU Single Core
2072 +0.4%
Passmark CPU Multi Core
3600 +0.2%
3588 -0.1%