Average Bench: 69.3% (341st of 1323)

Based on 1,446 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7300 CPU @ 4.00GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 69.3% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7300 averaged 30.7% 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 87.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 113Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7300 is just 18.1%. 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 302Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 300Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,446 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.2 Memory 87.5 94.9
80.2 1-Core 113 124
141 2-Core 197 231
78.8% 132 Pts
Min Avg Max
202 4-Core 296 331
214 8-Core 300 332
40.7% 298 Pts
Min Avg Max
219 64-Core 302 335
20.3% 302 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.6
1-Core 117
2-Core 200
81% 136 Pts
4-Core 311
8-Core 316
43% 314 Pts
64-Core 321
22% 321 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.6
1-Core 116
2-Core 198
80% 134 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 249
40% 283 Pts
64-Core 265
18% 265 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.4
1-Core 120
2-Core 209
81% 138 Pts
4-Core 329
8-Core 330
45% 329 Pts
64-Core 328
22% 328 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.3
1-Core 103
2-Core 196
76% 129 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 323
42% 310 Pts
64-Core 315
21% 315 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 120
2-Core 206
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 321
8-Core 323
44% 322 Pts
64-Core 325
22% 325 Pts
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $140 @ launch in Jan '17
AmazonUS $18612 months
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Typical Core i3-7300 Builds (Compare 322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z270X-DESIGNARE-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $1,281

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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

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