Average Bench: 79.7% (83rd of 1159)

Based on 685 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8300 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 66%Average: 79.7% Great: 86%
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i3-8300 averaged 20.2% 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

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 443Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 412Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-8300 is 20.2%. 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 422Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 453Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 685 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.7 SC Int 106 111
100 SC Float 117 120
98.8 SC Mixed 111 116
88.8% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
297 QC Int 389 433
332 QC Float 443 479
309 QC Mixed 412 453
93.9% 415 Pts
Min Avg Max
333 MC Int 396 434
389 MC Float 453 481
359 MC Mixed 422 455
63.3% 424 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 112
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 442
101% 445 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 475
MC Mixed 443
67% 447 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 407
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 436
100% 439 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 471
MC Mixed 440
66% 442 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 475
QC Mixed 436
100% 442 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 464
MC Mixed 440
66% 439 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 428
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 477
MC Mixed 437
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 119
SC Mixed 110
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 420
97% 429 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 430
MC Mixed 383
60% 398 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 100
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 108
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 341
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 412
89% 391 Pts
MC Int 387
MC Float 446
MC Mixed 416
62% 416 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.4
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 407
QC Mixed 380
86% 381 Pts
MC Int 366
MC Float 416
MC Mixed 387
58% 390 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz
SC Int 106
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 93.4
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 361
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 392
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 397
MC Mixed 394
58% 387 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 66%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B360M DS3H - $66

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 112% - Outstanding Total price: $562

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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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3 months ago.

i like the performance but it is a bit on the pricey side for what you get


Terrible

11 months ago.

20 dollars for nothing go buy i3 8100


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