Average Bench: 78.4% (200th of 1355)

Based on 2,074 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8300 CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 64%Average: 78.4% Great: 85%
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i3-8300 averaged 21.5% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 87.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 109Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-8300 is 20.4%. 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 408Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 406Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,074 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.1 Memory 87.7 94.4
96.5 1-Core 109 115
176 2-Core 214 229
80% 137 Pts
Min Avg Max
289 4-Core 399 446
316 8-Core 406 447
54.9% 403 Pts
Min Avg Max
321 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 88.8
1-Core 113
2-Core 208
80% 136 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 436
60% 439 Pts
64-Core 444
30% 444 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.2
1-Core 113
2-Core 212
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 448
60% 442 Pts
64-Core 445
30% 445 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 225
83% 142 Pts
4-Core 419
8-Core 441
58% 430 Pts
64-Core 430
29% 430 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.2
1-Core 106
2-Core 224
80% 139 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 422
58% 425 Pts
64-Core 443
30% 443 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.9
1-Core 107
2-Core 203
77% 132 Pts
4-Core 329
8-Core 330
45% 329 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
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Typical Core i3-8300 Builds (Compare 28,031 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $144

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $783

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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

3 years ago.

20 dollars for nothing go buy i3 8100


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