Average Bench: 67.9% (126th of 980)

Based on 185 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7300 CPU @ 4.00GHz
Poor: 52%Average: 67.9% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7300 averaged 32.0% 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 121Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 118Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7300 is 21%. 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 320Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 336Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 185 samples)
Min Avg Max
88.8 SC Int 115 122
100 SC Float 121 128
96.5 SC Mixed 118 125
94.3% 118 Pts
Min Avg Max
206 QC Int 289 315
237 QC Float 330 357
214 QC Mixed 313 340
70.3% 311 Pts
Min Avg Max
237 MC Int 297 315
278 MC Float 336 357
256 MC Mixed 320 343
47.5% 318 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 355
QC Mixed 332
75% 330 Pts
MC Int 303
MC Float 355
MC Mixed 338
50% 332 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 122
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 311
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 331
75% 332 Pts
MC Int 308
MC Float 354
MC Mixed 337
50% 333 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 117
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 121
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 307
QC Mixed 296
66% 293 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 326
MC Mixed 306
46% 308 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 100
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 208
QC Float 258
QC Mixed 211
51% 226 Pts
MC Int 216
MC Float 231
MC Mixed 313
38% 253 Pts
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Typical Core i3-7300 Builds (Compare 475 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250-PRO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $474

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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

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i3 processor...

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Terrible

1 month ago.

Intel sucks


Poor

3 months ago.

If you were going for a i3, i'd get the 7350k or wait until the 8350k is out. This is basically trash compared to the the modern day CPUs.


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