Shortly after the higher-end Sandy Bridge processors were reviewed in our previous article, another Sandy Bridge processor arrived in our lab. This time, the processor comes from the opposite end of the marketing spectrum. Meet the Core i3 2100, an entry-level processor based on the famed Sandy Bridge architecture.
From its four-numbers naming scheme and design of the new logo on the front side of its package box, we can see that the Core i3 2100 belongs to the Sandy Bridge family of CPUs. What can you find inside this little blue box? On to the next page please.