Average Bench: 68.8% (105th of 959)

Based on 70 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7300 CPU @ 4.00GHz
Poor: 56%Average: 68.8% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7300 averaged 31.2% 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 122Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 119Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7300 is just 17.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-7300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 324Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 341Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 70 samples)
Min Avg Max
81.7 SC Int 115 122
97.4 SC Float 122 129
96.3 SC Mixed 119 126
94.8% 119 Pts
Min Avg Max
209 QC Int 291 318
246 QC Float 335 360
238 QC Mixed 319 342
71.3% 315 Pts
Min Avg Max
254 MC Int 301 318
292 MC Float 341 359
253 MC Mixed 324 346
48.1% 322 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 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 121
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 312
QC Float 355
QC Mixed 338
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 313
MC Float 351
MC Mixed 341
50% 335 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 121
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 337
75% 333 Pts
MC Int 311
MC Float 352
MC Mixed 338
50% 334 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 113
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 308
QC Mixed 279
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 280
MC Float 315
MC Mixed 307
45% 301 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 103
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 233
QC Float 262
QC Mixed 246
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 267
MC Float 303
MC Mixed 291
43% 287 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250-PRO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $482

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-7300 Processor (4M Cache, 4.00 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi3-7300
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$147.00
Clock Speed4.00 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

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
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

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