Average Bench: 78.7% (175th of 1323)

Based on 1,831 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8300 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 64%Average: 78.7% Great: 85%
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i3-8300 averaged 21.3% 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 88.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 109Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-8300 is 20.5%. 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 408Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 406Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,831 samples)
Min Avg Max
75 Memory 88.2 94.5
94.2 1-Core 109 115
183 2-Core 215 230
80.2% 137 Pts
Min Avg Max
293 4-Core 399 446
316 8-Core 406 446
54.9% 403 Pts
Min Avg Max
320 64-Core 408 450
27.4% 408 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 91.7
1-Core 112
2-Core 223
83% 142 Pts
4-Core 443
8-Core 445
61% 444 Pts
64-Core 438
29% 438 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.1
1-Core 112
2-Core 212
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 438
60% 439 Pts
64-Core 443
30% 443 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.9
1-Core 112
2-Core 222
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 425
58% 424 Pts
64-Core 428
29% 428 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.5
1-Core 112
2-Core 221
82% 140 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 440
60% 439 Pts
64-Core 435
29% 435 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.2
1-Core 106
2-Core 214
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 396
54% 398 Pts
64-Core 383
26% 383 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.6
1-Core 110
2-Core 206
79% 134 Pts
4-Core 366
8-Core 397
52% 381 Pts
64-Core 374
25% 374 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 107
2-Core 212
78% 134 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 381
51% 375 Pts
64-Core 378
25% 378 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 82.2
2-Core 184
69% 117 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 306
43% 313 Pts
64-Core 192
13% 192 Pts
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Typical Core i3-8300 Builds (Compare 9,688 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME H310M-E R2.0

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $460

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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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