Average Bench: 64.1% (181st of 1083)

Based on 1,275 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-6300 CPU @ 3.80GHz
Poor: 48%Average: 64.1% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-6300 averaged 35.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 114Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 111Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-6300 is 20.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-6300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 305Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 320Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,275 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.4 SC Int 109 117
86.2 SC Float 114 122
82.9 SC Mixed 111 119
89% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
205 QC Int 274 300
221 QC Float 311 339
216 QC Mixed 296 324
66.5% 294 Pts
Min Avg Max
237 MC Int 282 300
266 MC Float 320 341
247 MC Mixed 305 326
45.1% 302 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz
SC Int 108
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 118
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 333
QC Mixed 320
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 297
MC Float 337
MC Mixed 322
48% 319 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.9
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 103
79% 99.3 Pts
QC Int 292
QC Float 329
QC Mixed 311
70% 311 Pts
MC Int 289
MC Float 331
MC Mixed 315
46% 312 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 307
QC Mixed 268
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 289
42% 284 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,410,831 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $154 @ launch in Oct '15
AmazonUS $13813 mins
EbayUS $15025 mins
NeweggUS $1527 hrs
OutletPCUS $15415 hrs
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Typical Core i3-6300 Builds (Compare 3,400 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H110M-A - $48

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $670

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-6300 Processor (4M Cache, 3.80 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi3-6300
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$138.00 - $147.00
Clock Speed3.8 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Skylake 6th generation Core i3 processor...

Added 2 years ago.

Outstanding

17 months ago.

I love this CPU. I bclk'd it to 4.52 ghz with a cryorig m9i air cooler and it runs solid. It requires the lowest increase in blck (only 119) to reach 4.5ghz of all the i3's, which I believe makes it easier on the rest of the system to take the overclock. My temps peak at 61c at a 1.29v vcore and idle at 28c.


Good

21 months ago.

Werkt perfect


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