Average Bench: 68.1% (323rd of 1264)

Based on 3,091 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-6300 CPU @ 3.80GHz
Poor: 56%Average: 68.1% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-6300 averaged 31.9% 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. Memory Latency 88.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 107Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-6300 is just 17.8%. 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 289Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 285Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,091 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.4 Memory 88.1 94.3
75.6 1-Core 107 117
126 2-Core 187 220
76.5% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
174 4-Core 279 318
207 8-Core 285 318
38.5% 282 Pts
Min Avg Max
220 64-Core 289 320
19.4% 289 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.6
1-Core 117
2-Core 213
81% 138 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 308
42% 308 Pts
64-Core 309
21% 309 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 115
2-Core 200
78% 133 Pts
4-Core 303
8-Core 304
42% 304 Pts
64-Core 310
21% 310 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.8
1-Core 114
2-Core 201
78% 132 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 301
42% 307 Pts
64-Core 315
21% 315 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.5
1-Core 76
2-Core 159
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 252
8-Core 279
36% 266 Pts
64-Core 314
21% 314 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,214,012 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $154 @ launch in Oct '15
OutletPCUS $16116 months
AmazonUS $20020 days
EbayUS $20518 mins
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Typical Core i3-6300 Builds (Compare 3,257 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H110M-S2H - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $479

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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 4 years ago.

Terrible (edit your comment) Add link

1 month ago.

Better single-thread performance for the buck!


Outstanding

3 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

4 years ago.

Werkt perfect


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