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Intel Core i3-6100 3M 3.7 GHz LGA 1151 BX80662I36100 Desktop Processor

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  • 14nm Skylake 51W
  • 3MB L3 Cache
  • 2 x 256KB L2 Cache
  • Intel HD Graphics 530

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The 6th generation Intel Core processor is based on the Skylake micro architecture and built with 14nm manufacturing process. It comes packed with advanced features to take your productivity, creativity and 3D gaming to the next level. And, by enabling new exciting Windows 10 features, the 6th generation Intel Core processor empowers you to unleash your imagination and explore the possibilities.

The Intel Core i3-6100 comes with two-core, four-thread configuration, delivering the performance and capability you need for everyday home and office tasks, as well as a host of new features to help you make the most of your PC experience.

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Powerful Possibilities

Less waiting, more doing with the new 6th generation Intel Core processors, giving you more performance for improved productivity.

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Game like a Pro

With 6th generation Intel Core processor, play your favorite 3D games in higher resolution, better details, faster frame rates, giving you an amazing gaming experience on your PC.

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Ready in a Flash

Upgrading your old PC to a new 6th generation Intel Core processor means your PC resumes to full functionality in an instant.

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Optimized for Windows 10

Get smoother multitasking, faster start-up times, and better management tools on a Windows 10 PC powered by Intel.


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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Exactly as adverrtized 10/10/2019 9:52:16 AM

Pros: Really "like new", super fast with superior graphics. No problems at all.
Arrived promptly via USPS

Cons: None so far

Overall Review: Really an impressive processor so far. Quick shipping that arrived sooner than originally predicted. The correct part that was certainly in the condition that was advertised.

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5/ 5
Came with used rig, played for years now. 7/16/2019 10:48:51 AM

Pros: -Cheap, great value
-Useful for low end rigs
-Works well with a low end GPU

Cons: -Will bottleneck a decent GPU

Overall Review: Cheap, and powerful in the right setting. I used this card in a pre-built rig that came with a Nvidia 1050 Ti I bought off of craigslist for going on 3 years.

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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
3/ 5
Good CPU for its time (2016) 6/17/2019 7:13:17 AM

Pros: Paired with a decent GPU such as an RX 570 or GTX 1650, most modern games are quite playable on this dual core/HT processor.

Cons: Performance reductions due to patches to mitigate Spectre, Meltdown, and other architectural design flaws.

Overall Review: Unless you have an existing Skylake motherboard in need of a cheap CPU, why buy this? At the time of purchase in early 2016, AMD had no viable alternative in this price range if IPC and single core performance mattered.

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
good 4/8/2019 7:45:11 AM

Pros: works as expected

Cons: none

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5/ 5
Great before it was 200 dollars 3/15/2019 9:20:19 AM

Pros: Bought it for 90 dollars which is a stellar price
Draws almost no power
Does the job very reliably
Plays games well for an HT dual core

Cons: Not the fastest in the world
8 series is better bang for buck

Overall Review: This CPU is great, it doesn't quit and it used to be great value for the money. Now the 8 series is a better buy.

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5/ 5
Exceeded Expectations 3/5/2019 8:00:12 AM

Pros: Fast performance for a dual core, low heat, handles everything thrown at it.

Cons: None.

Overall Review: I purchased this a year and a half ago for a salvage build. My girlfriend originally wanted a desktop to play the Sims and a few other games on so I figured a dual core would be fine with the ability to upgrade later. Well here we are at later and we're still using this proc. She's thrown Skyrim remastered, Bioshock Infinite, Civ 6, and Even Dead By Daylight at it. It started to show some signs of lag but that was due to the old GTX 750ti not being able to keep up. I paired it with a GTX 1060 and she's had smooth 1080 performance since. Shame that this is now old tech, much like all of Intel's best models they far outlive their expected generation time frame.

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4/ 5
Overpriced CPU 2/9/2019 10:56:57 AM

Pros: It works well and has good graphics. It is easy to cool and use.

Cons: It is overpriced. I purchased one for around $120 over a year ago.

Overall Review: An 8th generation core i3 8100 has 4 real cores and costs $118 and probably has better graphics. Consider your options. The 8100 requires a different motherboard.

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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
4/ 5
It’s good for what it is 12/24/2018 11:14:51 AM

Pros: -Good for budget build
-No technical problems (had mine for 2 years now)
-Stock fan is quiet and does a good job
-Can run games pretty well as long as they aren’t too CPU intensive

Cons: -Gets bogged down easily

Overall Review: If you’re planning on paring this with any new GPU then I recommend spending the extra $150 or so and getting an i5 or i7, especially if you plan on ever using VR. It can run things fine but keep in mind that this is a basic dual core at the end of the day and if you pair it with a decent/good GPU then you’ll notice bottlenecking.
I built my PC paycheck-to-paycheck, part-by-part when I first got a job when I was 16 so I got this cause it was a cheap budget gaming CPU, however if you’re not planning on going for a budget build or a PC for your younger siblings to play basic stuff I can’t recommend it, that extra $150 will be worth it in the long run.

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