Average Bench: 80.7% (57th of 1083)

Based on 1 user benchmark.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8300 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 81%Average: 80.7% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Popular builds with this CPU

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i3-8300 averaged just 19.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i3-8300 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 441Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 410Pts

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this CPU perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 440Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 422Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1 sample)
Min Avg Max
112 SC Int 112 112
118 SC Float 118 118
109 SC Mixed 109 109
90.5% 113 Pts
Min Avg Max
410 QC Int 410 410
441 QC Float 441 441
422 QC Mixed 422 422
96.2% 425 Pts
Min Avg Max
414 MC Int 414 414
440 MC Float 440 440
422 MC Mixed 422 422
63.7% 425 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 109
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 422
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 440
MC Mixed 422
64% 425 Pts

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,374,956 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-8300 Builds (Compare 4,039 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $704

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-8300 Processor (8M Cache, 3.70 GHz)
Code NameCoffee Lake
Launch DateQ2'18
Processor Numberi3-8300
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$138.00 - $147.00
Clock Speed3.70 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP62 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 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 TypesDDR4-2400
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth37.5 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 TechNo
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

Package

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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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