Average Bench: 80.4% (73rd of 1143)

Based on 340 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8300 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 68%Average: 80.4% Great: 87%
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i3-8300 averaged just 19.5% 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 416Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-8300 is just 18.7%. 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 425Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 453Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 340 samples)
Min Avg Max
96 SC Int 106 113
107 SC Float 117 120
102 SC Mixed 111 116
89.3% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
290 QC Int 394 443
321 QC Float 444 480
324 QC Mixed 416 457
94.7% 418 Pts
Min Avg Max
338 MC Int 401 444
381 MC Float 453 481
352 MC Mixed 425 460
63.7% 426 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
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)
SC Int 111
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 449
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 426
MC Float 478
MC Mixed 452
68% 452 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 111
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 441
100% 442 Pts
MC Int 417
MC Float 470
MC Mixed 442
66% 443 Pts
CPUSocket, 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
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 473
QC Mixed 427
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 410
MC Float 471
MC Mixed 438
66% 440 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 332
QC Mixed 418
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 363
MC Float 465
MC Mixed 396
61% 408 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 435
QC Mixed 418
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 391
MC Float 438
MC Mixed 418
62% 416 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 405
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 392
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 402
61% 408 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.2
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 109
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 388
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 369
MC Float 417
MC Mixed 411
60% 399 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 110
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 268
71% 311 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 446
MC Mixed 398
60% 404 Pts
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Typical Core i3-8300 Builds (Compare 2,270 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte B360M DS3H - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $569

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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

4 months ago.

20 dollars for nothing go buy i3 8100


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