Average Bench: 59.3% (216th of 1173)

Based on 1,979 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-6300 CPU @ 3.80GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-6300 averaged 40.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 107Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 111Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-6300 is 20.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-6300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 293Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 313Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,979 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.2 SC Int 104 114
81 SC Float 111 121
79 SC Mixed 107 118
74.4% 107 Pts
Min Avg Max
192 QC Int 261 295
227 QC Float 307 338
209 QC Mixed 286 320
51% 285 Pts
Min Avg Max
207 MC Int 267 297
237 MC Float 313 339
221 MC Mixed 293 323
19.5% 291 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 117
81% 117 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 337
QC Mixed 310
56% 311 Pts
MC Int 288
MC Float 334
MC Mixed 315
21% 312 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 117
81% 117 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 338
QC Mixed 309
56% 311 Pts
MC Int 285
MC Float 330
MC Mixed 320
21% 311 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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 Prices

Approx. $154 @ launch in Oct '15
OutletPCUS $1612 months
AmazonUS $17011 days
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Desktop 60%
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Workstation 28%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H110M-S2H - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $559

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-6300 Processor (4M Cache, 3.80 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi3-6300
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$138.00 - $147.00
Clock Speed3.8 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 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 TechYes
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
Small Business AdvantageYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Skylake 6th generation Core i3 processor...

Added 3 years ago.

Outstanding

2 years ago.

I love this CPU. I bclk'd it to 4.52 ghz with a cryorig m9i air cooler and it runs solid. It requires the lowest increase in blck (only 119) to reach 4.5ghz of all the i3's, which I believe makes it easier on the rest of the system to take the overclock. My temps peak at 61c at a 1.29v vcore and idle at 28c.


Good

2 years ago.

Werkt perfect


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