Intel Core i3-7300 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i3-7300 has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 7. gen of the Intel Core i3 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 1151 socket and was released in Q1/2017. The Intel Core i3-7300 scores 1,030 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 2,325 points.
Intel Core i3-7300

At a glance

Name: Intel Core i3-7300
Family: Intel Core i3 (205)
CPU group: Intel Core i 7000 (17)
Architecture: Kaby Lake S
Technology: 14 nm
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 7
Predecessor: Intel Core i3-6300
Successor: Intel Core i3-8300

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i3-7300 has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i3-7300 is 4.00 GHz. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 4.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Core i3-7300 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Core i3-7300 uses the Intel HD Graphics 630, which has 192 texture shaders and 24 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 630
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.15 GHz
Compute units: 24
Shader: 192
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q2/2016
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 64 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 64 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 38.4 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2400
DDR3-1600
38.4 GB/s
25.6 GB/s
Max. Memory: 64 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 51 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 51 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i3-7300 is made in 14 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 4.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1151
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
Release date: Q1/2017
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i3-7300 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Athlon 300GE AMD Athlon 300GE
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1032
Intel Pentium Gold G6400 Intel Pentium Gold G6400
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
1032
Intel Xeon Gold 6150 Intel Xeon Gold 6150
18C 36T @ 3.70 GHz
1031
Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
1030
Intel Xeon Gold 6138T Intel Xeon Gold 6138T
20C 40T @ 3.70 GHz
1030
Intel Core i3-10110U Intel Core i3-10110U
2C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
1029
Intel Processor N95 Intel Processor N95
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1028

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Athlon 300GE AMD Athlon 300GE
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
2338
Intel Core i3-6320 Intel Core i3-6320
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
2331
Intel Core i7-880 Intel Core i7-880
4C 8T @ 3.06 GHz
2328
Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
2325
Intel Core i7-950 Intel Core i7-950
4C 8T @ 3.06 GHz
2313
AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
2311
Intel Core i5-2320 Intel Core i5-2320
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
2304

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Xeon E5-1650 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v3
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
1244
Intel Xeon W-2123 Intel Xeon W-2123
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
1244
Intel Core i5-7600T Intel Core i5-7600T
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1243
Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
1242
Intel Xeon E5-1650 v4 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v4
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
1241
Intel Core i5-1030NG7 Intel Core i5-1030NG7
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
1239
Intel Xeon Platinum 8170 Intel Xeon Platinum 8170
26C 52T @ 3.70 GHz
1238

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
MediaTek Dimensity 820 MediaTek Dimensity 820
8C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
2512
MediaTek Dimensity 1080 MediaTek Dimensity 1080
8C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
2509
Intel Core i5-7260U Intel Core i5-7260U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
2503
Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
2493
Intel Core i5-7360U Intel Core i5-7360U
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
2493
Intel Core i7-3720QM Intel Core i7-3720QM
4C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
2489
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
2476

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
421
Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
421
Intel Core i5-1035G1 Intel Core i5-1035G1
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
420
Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
419
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 4.10 GHz
419
Intel Xeon W-3175X Intel Xeon W-3175X
28C 56T @ 3.80 GHz
417
Intel Pentium Gold G6400 Intel Pentium Gold G6400
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
415

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
1093
Intel Core i5-4570 Intel Core i5-4570
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1089
AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1088
Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
1084
AMD FX-8320 AMD FX-8320
8C 8T @ 3.75 GHz
1082
Intel Processor N100 Intel Processor N100
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1076
Intel Core i3-1115G4 Intel Core i3-1115G4
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1064

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i7-6700 Intel Core i7-6700
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i5-10210U Intel Core i5-10210U
Intel UHD Graphics (Comet Lake) @ 1.10 GHz
441
AMD RX-416GD AMD RX-416GD
AMD Radeon R6 (Merlin Falcon) @ 0.58 GHz
440
Intel Core i7-4940MX Intel Core i7-4940MX
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.35 GHz
432

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Xeon Bronze 3104 Intel Xeon Bronze 3104
6C 6T @ 1.70 GHz
4579
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
4568
Intel Core i7-4770TE Intel Core i7-4770TE
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
4562
Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
4561
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.55 GHz
4557
Intel Core i5-4460S Intel Core i5-4460S
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
4543
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
4534

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X
12C 24T @ 4.00 GHz
173
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX
24C 48T @ 4.20 GHz
173
Intel Xeon E3-1230 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1230 v6
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
173
Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
172
Intel Core i5-1035G4 Intel Core i5-1035G4
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
172
Intel Core i5-1035G7 Intel Core i5-1035G7
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
172
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
172

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i3-7320 Intel Core i3-7320
2C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
447
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T AMD Phenom II X6 1055T
6C 6T @ 3.30 GHz
446
Intel Pentium Gold G6600 Intel Pentium Gold G6600
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
437
Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
436
Intel Core i5-4690T Intel Core i5-4690T
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
433
AMD Phenom II X6 1045T AMD Phenom II X6 1045T
6C 6T @ 3.20 GHz
433
Intel Xeon Bronze 3104 Intel Xeon Bronze 3104
6C 6T @ 1.70 GHz
432

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