Intel has launched a new, unannounced processor quietly- Intel Core i3-10100F processor. This processor was never listed in the initial Comet Lake-S launch. But here we are, with all that you need to know about this processor. Hours ago, Intel through the main ARK website provided all the details and launch status of the Core i3-10100F.
This Core-i3 processor is reported to target the gaming crowd and buyers. The ‘F’ in the Core i3-10100F means that this processor comes without integrated graphics. So, the Core i3-10100F is the cheaper option which will sell out for $79 – $97 only.
Here are the official specifications of Intel Core i3-10100F-
Product Collection: 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i3 Processors
Code Name: Products formerly Comet Lake
Vertical Segment: Desktop
Processor Number: i3-10100F
Launch Date: Q4’20
Lithography: 14 nm
Use Conditions: PC/Client/Tablet
Recommended Customer Price: $79.00 – $97.00
Number of Cores: 4
Number of Threads: 8
Processor Base Frequency: 3.60 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency: 4.30 GHz
Cache: 6 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Bus Speed: 8 GT/s
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 Frequency‡: 4.30 GHz
TDP: 65 W
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type): 128 GB
Memory Types: DDR4-2666
Max number of Memory Channels: 2
Max Memory Bandwidth: 41.6 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported‡: No
Intel has launched this surprising processor Core i3-10100F is a competitive variant to the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X. Interestingly, the Ryzen 3 3300X which hasn’t been released yet is almost offering the same specs but for $120. So the sudden launch of Core i3-10100F will definitely affect the Ryzen processor’s launch.
Here’s a quick comparison between Intel’s Core i3-10100F and AMD Ryzen 3 3300X-
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