Average Bench: 63% (200th of 1206)

Based on 740 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7300 CPU @ 4.00GHz
Poor: 48%Average: 63% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7300 averaged 36.9% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 114Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 197Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7300 is 21.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-7300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 312Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 309Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 740 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.5 1-Core 114 124
139 2-Core 197 232
74.9% 156 Pts
Min Avg Max
211 4-Core 303 333
244 8-Core 309 334
41.8% 306 Pts
Min Avg Max
248 64-Core 312 338
20.9% 312 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 123
2-Core 239
86% 181 Pts
4-Core 325
8-Core 327
44% 326 Pts
64-Core 331
22% 331 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 121
2-Core 188
76% 155 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 319
41% 304 Pts
64-Core 320
22% 320 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 106
2-Core 204
73% 155 Pts
4-Core 277
8-Core 286
38% 282 Pts
64-Core 209
14% 209 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 107
2-Core 177
69% 142 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 271
36% 263 Pts
64-Core 294
20% 294 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,611,041 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $140 @ launch in Jan '17
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Typical Core i3-7300 Builds (Compare 3,712 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B250 PC MATE (MS-7A72) - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $634

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-7300 Processor (4M Cache, 4.00 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi3-7300
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$147.00
Clock Speed4.00 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 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 Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

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
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i3 processor...

Added 2 years ago.

Poor

2 years ago.

If you were going for a i3, i'd get the 7350k or wait until the 8350k is out. This is basically trash compared to the the modern day CPUs.


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