IntelBX80684I38350K
Intel

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

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2 Cores, 4 Threads @1.6 GHz, Broadwell.
Release date ≈ Q1 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 16,857 user samples
14,489 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 65% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 65% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 58th / 1202
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
2,368 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 44% Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 18% Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 18% Great: 44%
SPEED RANK: 579th / 1202
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
81.8 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+122%
36.8 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+82%
68.5 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
246 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+110%
117 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
454 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+165%
171 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
463 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+166%
174 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
149 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+79%
83.4 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
295 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+102%
146 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
561 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+179%
201 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
564 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+181%
201 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,381,021 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % Hugely higher market share.
+700%
0.01 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % More popular.
+29%
49 %
Age
Newest
27 Months Much more recent.
+52%
56+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
568 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+183%
201 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
469 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+168%
175 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q4'17 Q1'15
Cache
Cache
8 MB 3 MB
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
N/A $315.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 5 GT/s DMI2
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 16 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2400 DDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1600/1866
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® UHD Graphics 630 Intel® HD Graphics 6000
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350 MHz 300 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.15 GHz 950 MHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
64 GB 16 GB
Package Size
Package Size
37.5mm x 37.5mm 40mm x24mm x 1.3mm
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
No 2.0
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3.0 2.0
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
Up to 1x16 or 2x8 or 1x8+2x4 4x1, 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
16 12

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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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