Average Bench: 80.9% (57th of 1122)

Based on 98 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8300 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 70%Average: 80.9% Great: 88%
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i3-8300 averaged just 19.1% 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 420Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-8300 is just 18%. 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 452Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 98 samples)
Min Avg Max
97 SC Int 106 114
112 SC Float 117 120
96.9 SC Mixed 111 117
89.2% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
327 QC Int 401 451
355 QC Float 447 480
330 QC Mixed 420 462
95.7% 422 Pts
Min Avg Max
340 MC Int 405 450
365 MC Float 452 481
363 MC Mixed 429 465
64.1% 428 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 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 434
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 449
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 436
MC Float 473
MC Mixed 447
68% 452 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 116
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 446
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 421
MC Float 462
MC Mixed 449
66% 444 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 439
99% 439 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 460
MC Mixed 441
66% 438 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 463
QC Mixed 437
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 471
MC Mixed 444
66% 442 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 110
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 413
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 438
MC Mixed 419
62% 414 Pts
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 94.4
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 434
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 429
MC Float 474
MC Mixed 451
68% 451 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 399
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 387
MC Float 438
MC Mixed 389
60% 405 Pts
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Typical Core i3-8300 Builds (Compare 8,440 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $780

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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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Excellent

2 months ago.

rlly fing great


Terrible

1 month ago.

20 dollars for nothing go buy i3 8100


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