Average Bench: 87.4% (51st of 1276)

Based on 100 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000A0650, BFEBFBFF000A0653 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-10300 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 80%Average: 87.4% Great: 93%
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i3-10300 averaged just 12.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i3-10300 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 91.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 129Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-10300 is just 13.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-10300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 686Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 681Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 100 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.1 Memory 91.5 95.7
116 1-Core 129 134
222 2-Core 250 263
90.1% 157 Pts
Min Avg Max
376 4-Core 450 506
590 8-Core 681 708
72.5% 565 Pts
Min Avg Max
582 64-Core 686 712
46% 686 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.4
1-Core 132
2-Core 261
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 704
75% 586 Pts
64-Core 705
47% 705 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.2
1-Core 125
2-Core 240
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 616
66% 512 Pts
64-Core 687
46% 687 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.7
1-Core 124
2-Core 235
87% 150 Pts
4-Core 399
8-Core 595
64% 497 Pts
64-Core 666
45% 666 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,757,413 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-10300 Builds (Compare 1,838 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B460M DS3H - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $543

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-10300 Processor
Launch DateQ2'20
Processor Numberi3-10300
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Clock Speed3.70 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.40 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C

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 Size128 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth41.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Turbo Boost 3.0 TechNo
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1200

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

10th generation Comet Lake processor...

Added 8 months ago.

Terrible

4 months ago.

Too expensive AMD's Ryzen 3 has a much more reasonable price


Terrible

6 months ago.

Just get Ryzen 3 3300X. Much better and faster. End of story.


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