Average Bench: 79.7% (133rd of 1276)

Based on 1,487 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8300 CPU @ 3.70GHz

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

Avg. Memory Latency 89.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 110Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-8300 is just 17.4%. 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 411Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 410Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,487 samples)
Min Avg Max
77 Memory 89.5 94.7
97.1 1-Core 110 115
184 2-Core 216 230
81% 138 Pts
Min Avg Max
302 4-Core 404 449
317 8-Core 410 448
55.5% 407 Pts
Min Avg Max
326 64-Core 411 452
27.6% 411 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 87.8
1-Core 113
2-Core 225
82% 142 Pts
4-Core 440
8-Core 432
60% 436 Pts
64-Core 421
28% 421 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.5
1-Core 112
2-Core 220
81% 139 Pts
4-Core 440
8-Core 434
60% 437 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 90.9
1-Core 111
2-Core 222
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 404
8-Core 389
55% 397 Pts
64-Core 418
28% 418 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.8
1-Core 114
2-Core 224
83% 143 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 426
51% 384 Pts
64-Core 433
29% 433 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.5
1-Core 109
2-Core 223
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 376
46% 345 Pts
64-Core 422
28% 422 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.9
1-Core 110
2-Core 216
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 366
46% 342 Pts
64-Core 373
25% 373 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.8
1-Core 108
2-Core 211
76% 132 Pts
4-Core 366
8-Core 378
51% 372 Pts
64-Core 351
24% 351 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 47.7
1-Core 114
2-Core 225
69% 129 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 432
60% 435 Pts
64-Core 416
28% 416 Pts
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Workstation 42%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $110

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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

2 years ago.

20 dollars for nothing go buy i3 8100


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