Core i3-2100 3.1GHz
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Core i3-2100 3.1GHz Review
The Core i3 was intended to be the new low end of the performance processor line from Intel, following the retirement of the Core 2 brand.
The first Core i3 processors were launched on January 7, 2010.
The first Nehalem based Core i3 was Clarkdale-based, with an integrated GPU and two cores. The same processor is also available as Core i5 and Pentium, with slightly different configurations.
The Core i3-3xxM processors are based on Arrandale, the mobile version of the Clarkdale desktop processor. They are similar to the Core i5-4xx series but running at lower clock speeds and without Turbo Boost.
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3.1 GHz
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LGA 1155/Socket H2
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Falcon252
01:44 Mar-03-2014
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Thanks ill have a look its the wrong socket type the socket type for my motherboard is LGA 775/ Socket T that socket type is LGA 1155/Socket H2
its different.

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Falcon252
05:28 Feb-11-2014
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Hi, I was wondering does this CPU work on a Intel DQ965GF Mother Board? If so what's the price for it?

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SilentBurrito
19:18 Feb-27-2014
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Nope, sorry bud. This CPU is really old, I'm due for an upgrade. It has served me well though. Here's a link to the compatible mobos for this CPU :) http://www.game-debate.com/hardware/index.php?pid=658&moboList=Core%20i3-2100%203.1GHz

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Calv49
11:28 Jul-30-2013
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How will this go with my gpu? Will there be any bottlenecking issues?

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Bradthelad16
12:20 Oct-23-2013
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There may be bottleneck.

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gilatank
22:37 Jun-24-2013
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hey guys,whats the best gfx this cpu can handle(the best combination).Does that combo needs more ram,say like 8GB?

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Ammarkh123
14:22 Jun-30-2013
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I think a GTX 550ti or 650 would be OK

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Diaadb
19:23 Sep-10-2013
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nicely said Ammarkh, the best gpu match is GTX 550 ti ( no big difference between 550 ti and 650 )

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yzrrd500
01:26 Jun-14-2013
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um what about I3 2100 with GTX 660 non Ti non SLI ? it will BN or not ? i used 550W 80+ FSP RAIDER
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thanks :)

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Syed1234
12:33 Jun-14-2013
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It will benifit :)

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yzrrd500
00:17 Jun-16-2013
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the conclusion it's okey sir ?

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Syed1234
17:35 Jun-16-2013
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Yes brother it will Ok ;)

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yzrrd500
06:51 Jun-17-2013
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thank you sir :D (y) nice to meet you

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Henrythehoover
22:03 Jun-04-2013
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Will this CPU bottleneck a GTX 650 Ti?

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Syed1234
12:51 Jun-09-2013
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A little bit ;)

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DARKSIDE743
12:55 May-09-2013
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what is the price of this CPU?

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MuhammadTalhaIsmail
07:08 May-09-2013
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is it good

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Mazasrb
14:12 May-11-2013

Yeah, it is pretty good can do 30% better than your E8400 in games. However any GPU stronger than 7790 would be bottlenecked.

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Nirshadroxz
06:44 Apr-28-2013
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will it work with a hd 7850 ?

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andy8800
07:05 Apr-28-2013
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yes, its a great combination but having bottleneck in VERY cpu intensive games like 64-man bf3 multiplayer

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Naveen2195
07:42 Apr-28-2013

and crysis 3 :)

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danngtx650
15:32 Apr-17-2013
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what motherboard do you need for this?

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moomoohead326
20:58 Apr-20-2013
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If you click the CPU socket link in the Details, it list Motherboards that support this CPU

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corei32100
07:27 May-11-2013
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dh61ww for ths cpu

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Skipiso
10:03 Jun-10-2013
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I would suggest ASUS Motherboard P8H61-M LE/USB3 (REV 3.0 - New H61 B3 Revision), but there are other good types too.

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