Average Bench: 80.8% (64th of 1129)

Based on 193 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8300 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 68%Average: 80.8% Great: 87%
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

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 447Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 418Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-8300 is just 18.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-8300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 429Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 454Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 193 samples)
Min Avg Max
95.6 SC Int 107 113
102 SC Float 117 120
98.8 SC Mixed 111 116
89.3% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
295 QC Int 398 448
350 QC Float 447 480
316 QC Mixed 418 460
95.4% 421 Pts
Min Avg Max
335 MC Int 403 447
371 MC Float 454 481
368 MC Mixed 429 463
64% 428 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 111
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 443
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 424
MC Float 477
MC Mixed 450
67% 450 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 440
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 413
MC Float 476
MC Mixed 438
66% 443 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 112
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 470
QC Mixed 431
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 398
MC Float 475
MC Mixed 438
65% 437 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 397
QC Float 462
QC Mixed 423
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 398
MC Float 459
MC Mixed 435
64% 430 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 100
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 400
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 376
MC Float 421
MC Mixed 388
59% 395 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.3
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 89.9
78% 97.3 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 217
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 135
MC Float 352
MC Mixed 236
35% 241 Pts
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Typical Core i3-8300 Builds (Compare 1,677 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B360M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $558

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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

 Comments

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Terrible

3 months ago.

20 dollars for nothing go buy i3 8100


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