Average Bench: 80.1% (72nd of 1144)

Based on 422 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8300 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 66%Average: 80.1% Great: 87%
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i3-8300 averaged just 19.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i3-8300 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 444Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 415Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-8300 is 20.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-8300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 423Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 452Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 422 samples)
Min Avg Max
95.9 SC Int 106 112
102 SC Float 117 120
98.6 SC Mixed 111 116
88.9% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
284 QC Int 392 441
330 QC Float 444 480
315 QC Mixed 415 456
94.4% 417 Pts
Min Avg Max
334 MC Int 399 440
380 MC Float 452 481
352 MC Mixed 423 460
63.4% 424 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 111
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 433
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 476
MC Mixed 442
66% 443 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 472
QC Mixed 432
98% 435 Pts
MC Int 401
MC Float 472
MC Mixed 431
65% 435 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 470
QC Mixed 422
99% 435 Pts
MC Int 413
MC Float 467
MC Mixed 428
65% 436 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 398
QC Float 451
QC Mixed 424
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 396
MC Float 415
MC Mixed 329
57% 380 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 112
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 387
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 418
MC Float 465
MC Mixed 450
66% 444 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 88.5
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 327
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 412
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 389
MC Float 444
MC Mixed 412
62% 415 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 107
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 371
85% 374 Pts
MC Int 351
MC Float 418
MC Mixed 401
58% 390 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.7
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 409
QC Mixed 363
83% 368 Pts
MC Int 331
MC Float 406
MC Mixed 360
55% 366 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 65%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte B360M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $586

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-8300 Processor (8M Cache, 3.70 GHz)
Code NameCoffee Lake
Launch DateQ2'18
Processor Numberi3-8300
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$138.00 - $147.00
Clock Speed3.70 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP62 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

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 Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2400
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth37.5 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 TechNo
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

Package

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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Terrible

6 months ago.

20 dollars for nothing go buy i3 8100


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