Average Bench: 75.3% (58th of 968)

Based on 242 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7350K CPU @ 4.20GHz

The Intel Core i3-7350K is Intel’s first unlocked i3 processor. The base clock of 4.2 GHz on the 7350K is matched only by the flagship i7-7700K. Consequently for desktop applications and the vast majority of tasks that rely primarily on single core performance the 7350K excels. The i3-7350K’s key feature is an unlocked multiplier which should allow a comfortable overclock (on air) to 4.8 GHz. This makes the 7350K far better suited to desktop workloads than any other non-K CPU. The Achilles heel of only having two physical cores means that for tasks that can use more than two cores such as video encoding or software development, the 7350K lags behind its quad core counterparts. For typical desktop computing such as email, browsing with multiple tabs, office documents and playing the majority of games the i3-7350K is a viable option, but at current prices it’s bested by both the i5-7600K and i7-7700K which offer far better value for money. [Jan '17 CPUPro]

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Poor: 59%Average: 75.3% Great: 88%
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i3-7350K averaged 24.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i3-7350K near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 133Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 129Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7350K is 28.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-7350K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 358Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 374Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 242 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.6 SC Int 126 149
103 SC Float 133 156
95.9 SC Mixed 129 153
104% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
253 QC Int 325 383
290 QC Float 368 432
265 QC Mixed 350 410
78.7% 348 Pts
Min Avg Max
293 MC Int 330 384
329 MC Float 374 436
311 MC Mixed 358 416
52.9% 354 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 330
QC Float 373
QC Mixed 359
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 330
MC Float 374
MC Mixed 359
53% 354 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 125
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 326
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 339
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 329
MC Float 400
MC Mixed 354
54% 361 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 125
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 327
QC Float 373
QC Mixed 354
80% 351 Pts
MC Int 329
MC Float 373
MC Mixed 356
53% 352 Pts
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Typical Core i3-7350K Builds (Compare 1,783 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $70

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-7350K Processor (4M Cache, 4.20 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi3-7350K
# 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$168.00 - $179.00
Clock Speed4.20 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP60 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015D (130W)

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
TSX-NIYes
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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20 hrs ago.

#1 in value? Is that a joke?


Excellent

23 days ago.

dicks


Terrible

2 days ago.

Best processor available :D


Terrible

10 days ago.

Dumb money for terrible cpu


Excellent

21 days ago.

Uh


Good

13 days ago.

I really loved when i see this site first time


Poor

1 month ago.

Great price/performance ratio.


Excellent

7 months ago.


Excellent

3 months ago.

Excellent for solely office tasks and use, i.e.: no gaming, no rendering, no video and music editing/riping/conversion, etc.,... Used in fully new PC without a discrete GPU (H270 mITX + 8GB DDR4 RAM + 250GB SSD + 1TB HDD)


Good

17 days ago.

intel masterrace


Poor

8 days ago.

it low for 4k


Terrible

1 month ago.

Waste of money given pricing on Core i5 and Ryzen 5 Hardware


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