Average Bench: 78.9% (171st of 1316)

Based on 1,729 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8300 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 67%Average: 78.9% Great: 85%
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i3-8300 averaged 21.0% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 88.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 109Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-8300 is just 18%. 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 409Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 407Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,729 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.7 Memory 88.5 94.6
96.5 1-Core 109 115
185 2-Core 216 230
80.5% 138 Pts
Min Avg Max
299 4-Core 401 448
318 8-Core 407 447
55.1% 404 Pts
Min Avg Max
324 64-Core 409 451
27.5% 409 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.3
1-Core 111
2-Core 220
83% 141 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 428
58% 428 Pts
64-Core 400
27% 400 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.5
1-Core 109
2-Core 216
81% 138 Pts
4-Core 421
8-Core 428
58% 425 Pts
64-Core 423
28% 423 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.5
1-Core 111
2-Core 222
81% 140 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 424
58% 426 Pts
64-Core 426
29% 426 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 110
2-Core 224
80% 139 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 423
58% 426 Pts
64-Core 449
30% 449 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 110
2-Core 217
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 417
8-Core 422
57% 420 Pts
64-Core 411
28% 411 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 89
1-Core 82
2-Core 175
70% 115 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 317
47% 337 Pts
64-Core 275
18% 275 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.3
1-Core 113
2-Core 221
75% 134 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 429
58% 426 Pts
64-Core 422
28% 422 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.2
1-Core 95.6
2-Core 192
66% 117 Pts
4-Core 326
8-Core 348
46% 337 Pts
64-Core 379
25% 379 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 50.6
1-Core 112
2-Core 217
69% 126 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 387
31% 266 Pts
64-Core 288
19% 288 Pts
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Typical Core i3-8300 Builds (Compare 8,421 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME H310M-E R2.0

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $543

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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

3 years ago.

20 dollars for nothing go buy i3 8100


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