Average Bench: 80.8% (175th of 1369)

Based on 2,204 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8300 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 65%Average: 80.8% Great: 87%
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i3-8300 averaged just 19.2% 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 87.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Speed 228Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-8300 is 22.1%. 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 Speed 436Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 434Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,204 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.9 Memory 87.5 94.4
94.8 1-Core 115 120
195 2-Core 228 240
81% 143 Pts
Min Avg Max
298 4-Core 427 477
333 8-Core 434 478
57.5% 431 Pts
Min Avg Max
337 64-Core 436 477
27% 436 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 91.1
1-Core 114
2-Core 228
82% 144 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 434
59% 439 Pts
64-Core 443
27% 443 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 90
1-Core 114
2-Core 229
82% 144 Pts
4-Core 363
8-Core 382
49% 373 Pts
64-Core 379
23% 379 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.9
1-Core 99.5
2-Core 188
74% 126 Pts
4-Core 379
8-Core 311
48% 345 Pts
64-Core 318
20% 318 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.8
1-Core 113
2-Core 224
81% 142 Pts
4-Core 354
8-Core 414
50% 384 Pts
64-Core 439
27% 439 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.6
1-Core 115
2-Core 224
80% 142 Pts
4-Core 363
8-Core 384
49% 373 Pts
64-Core 395
24% 395 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.1
1-Core 114
2-Core 225
78% 140 Pts
4-Core 333
8-Core 373
46% 353 Pts
64-Core 372
23% 372 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 20.1
1-Core 38.5
2-Core 83.7
25% 47.4 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 370
28% 250 Pts
64-Core 353
22% 353 Pts
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Typical Core i3-8300 Builds (Compare 1,309 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B360M PRO-VDH (MS-7B24)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $801

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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

Added n/a ago.

Terrible

4 years ago.

20 dollars for nothing go buy i3 8100


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