1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

Intel Core i3 4130 On Linux

Michael Larabel

Published on 18 October 2013
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 1 of 5 - 3 Comments

The Intel Core i3 4130 is a Haswell processor with HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-core part with Hyper Threading that retails for about $130 USD. While we have been amazed by the performance of high-end Core i7 Haswell CPUs, how's this budget-friendly processor? Here's a review of the Core i3 4130 CPU running Ubuntu Linux and compared to a variety of other processors.

The Core i3 4130 is dual-core with Hyper Threading to provide a total of four logical threads clocked at 3.40GHz but without any form of Turbo Boost. The Core i3 Haswell processor has 3MB of cache, Intel HD Graphics 4400 that clock up to 1.15GHz, and the rest of the CPUs features are the same as other Haswell CPUs with a 22nm process, AVX2 support and other new Haswell instruction set extensions, etc. The maximum TDP on the Core i3 4130 is 54 Watts.

By now most Phoronix readers should be very familiar with Intel's Haswell support on Linux, but if not there's been dozens of Haswell articles on Phoronix and over a hundred articles on various elements of Haswell Linux support from the graphics drivers to technical coverage. The Intel Core i3 4130 for this review wasn't a review sample but a CPU I had purchased to use for our new per-commit testing of Mesa and the Linux kernel. The CPU will be part of our new test farm for constantly carrying out automated performance tests of the very latest open-source Intel Linux graphics code to look for improvements and regressions in real-time using the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org.

For the Intel HD Graphics 4400 on Linux for the i3-4130, testing was already covered and benchmarked in separate Phoronix articles: Intel Haswell HD Graphics 4400 Are Great On Linux and the 7-Way Low-End Open-Source Linux GPU Comparison from this week also tests the i3-4130 against various AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards on their respective open-source graphics drivers.

In this article we're looking at the CPU performance of the Core i3 4130 against an FX-8350 Vishera on the AMD side and the other CPUs tested were a Core i3 2120, Core i5 2400S, Core i5 2500K, Core i5 3470, Core i7 3770K, Core i7 3960X, Core i3 4130, and Core i7 4770K.

The system components were maintained the same where applicable. Ubuntu 13.10 was the operating system running with the Linux 3.11 64-bit kernel and GCC 4.8.1 compiler. All benchmarking was handled via the open-source Phoronix Test Suite software.

<< Previous Page
1
Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. Acer B286HK: A 28-inch UHD LED 4K Monitor For As Low As $350
  2. Intel Xeon E5-1680 v3 & E5-2687W v3 Compared To The Core i7 5960X On Linux
  3. Intel 120GB 530 Series SSD Linux Performance
  4. Btrfs/EXT4/XFS/F2FS RAID 0/1/5/6/10 Linux Benchmarks On Four SSDs
Latest Linux Articles
  1. Mesa Git Yields Performance Improvements For Newer AMD GPUs
  2. Apple OS X 10.10 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 Performance
  3. Mesa 10.5-devel Brings Some Intel Haswell HD Graphics Changes Over Mesa 10.3
  4. NVIDIA vs. Nouveau Drivers With Linux 3.18 + Mesa 10.4-devel
Latest Linux News
  1. GenodeOS 14.11 Now Supports Intel's Wireless Hardware
  2. Jolla Tablet Could Have Upgrades For MicroSDHC, Split Screen, 3.5G
  3. Intel Has Last Round Of DRM Changes For Linux 3.19, Starts Dropping DRI1/UMS
  4. Fedora 21 Release Candidate 1 Awaits Your Testing
  5. GCC 5 Adds Support For ARM's Cortex-A17
  6. KWayland Server Component Coming For KDE Plasma 5.2
  7. NVIDIA Posts Tegra Gallium3D Patch For K1+ Support
  8. Ubuntu 14.10 MacBook Air Tests With Linux 3.18, Mesa 10.5
  9. AMD Richland APU Support Added To Coreboot
  10. 2014 Holiday Shopping Reminder, Happy Thanksgiving
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. Aliens vs predator for Linux
  2. Updated and Optimized Ubuntu Free Graphics Drivers
  3. Hurrican SDL Port
  4. Roadmap to Catalyst 14.10 ?
  5. how to configure module phoromatic ?
  6. PulseAudio 6.0 Is Coming & Other Linux Audio Plans For The Future
  7. Debian Developer Resigns From The Systemd Maintainership Team
  8. Cant get working Kaveri APU - A10-7850k