IntelBX80684I38350K
IntelBX80684I38350K

4 Cores, 4 Threads @4.0GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q3 2017.

4 Cores, 4 Threads @4.0GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q3 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 51,660 user samples
25,830 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4 GHz
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 102nd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
25,830 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4 GHz
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 102nd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
84.1 % 84.1 %
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
84.1 % 84.1 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
89.4 Pts 89.4 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
122 Pts 122 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
242 Pts 242 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
455 Pts 455 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
458 Pts 458 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96.3 Pts 96.3 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
144 Pts 144 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
288 Pts 288 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
542 Pts 542 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
545 Pts 545 Pts
Market Share
Based on 46,419,403 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % 0.04 %
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % 0.04 %
Value
Value For Money
94.1 % 94.1 %
Value
Value For Money
94.1 % 94.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 55 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 55 %
Price
Price (score)
$185 $185
Price
Price (score)
$185 $185
Age
Newest
48 Months 48 Months
Age
Newest
48 Months 48 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts 91 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz 4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz 4 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
543 Pts 543 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
462 Pts 462 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 UHD 630

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The quad core i3-8350K hails from Intel’s most recent (and as yet unreleased) generation of Coffee Lake processors. It has a stock clock of 4.0 GHz, 8MB of cache and a TDP of 95W. The 8350K is the first i3 processor to feature four cores (previous generations of i3s had two cores and four threads). With this eighth generation of processors, Intel has introduced a step change in their nomenclature which witnesses the old quad core i5s become the new quad core i3s. Our benchmarks show a 25% increase in effective speed between generations of i3 8350K vs 7350K and near equivalence between the outgoing i5-7600K and the new i3-8350K. Although the price points of Coffee Lake are not yet known, if Intel keep them roughly in line with the previous generations (i3 ~= $140) this will represent the best improvement in value for money since Sandy Bridge as the 8350K at $140 would be 34.8% cheaper than a 7600K at $215. Cynics among us will see this as an effort to fend off competition from AMD’s new multi-core Ryzen processors. It appears Intel may have been successful with this move as early benchmarks from the 8350K suggest that it beats the more expensive 8 core Ryzen 7 1700 in single and quad core performance by 25%. The 8350K is a great choice for gaming builds, but the budget will also need to factor in a complementary motherboard based on the new 300 series chipset. Expect the quad core i3-8100 which is the 8350K’s little sister featuring a base clock of 3.6 GHz, to follow shortly. [Aug '17 CPUPro]

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