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Intel Core i3 8100 vs Intel Core i3 8300

Intel Core i3 8100 Cpu
Intel Core i3 8100
Intel Core i3 8300 Cpu
Intel Core i3 8300
Editiorial reviews
3
3 editorial reviews
For $180 the Core i3-8350K is nearly a rebadged Core i5-7600K: both are 14nm quad-cores operating at ~4GHz, but the 8350K is 25% cheaper. Meanwhile, the Core...Read more
Intel's Core i3-8100 comes with four cores at a low price point. But can it fend off AMD's multiplier-unlocked Ryzen competition?Read more
We take a look at the ultra-low cost Intel Core i3-8100 in our benchmarks and review. We see how this CPU stacks up to more costly server processors and see whether it is worth saving a few dollars with this intriguing solutionRead more
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2 editorial reviews
Our Intel Core i3-8300 benchmarks and review find this low-cost server CPU to be an interesting value. With its high single threaded performance and capable multi-threaded performance for this price band, it is an interesting Intel Xeon alternativeRead more
The Intel Core i3-8300 was released recently as part of Intel's second wave of Coffee Lake processors. Compared to the i3-8100, it adds 100 MHz to the CPU clock and 2 MB of cache. It lacks the unlocked multiplier of Ryzen, and its integrated graphics are not nearly as fast as those of Ryzen G models. Is it still a good option in the $150 CPU market?Read more
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User rating
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4.3 out of 5
38 user ratings
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4.1 out of 5
37 user ratings
5 stars
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Full Comparison

General

Intel Core i3 8100Intel Core i3 8100
Intel Core i3 8300Intel Core i3 8300
Processor socketLGA 1151LGA 1151
Component forPCPC
Operating modes64-bit64-bit

Processor

Intel Core i3 8100Intel Core i3 8100
Intel Core i3 8300Intel Core i3 8300
Clock speed3.6 GHz3.7 GHz
Number of cores44
Number of threads44
Thermal Design Power (TDP)65.0 W62.0 W
Processor lithography0.0 in0.0 in
Bus typeDMI3DMI3
Idle statesyesyes

Integrated Graphics

Intel Core i3 8100Intel Core i3 8100
Intel Core i3 8300Intel Core i3 8300
On-board graphics adapteryesyes
TypeIntel UHD Graphics 630Intel UHD Graphics 630
On-board graphics adapter base frequency350.0 MHz350.0 MHz
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version12.012.0

Memory

Intel Core i3 8100Intel Core i3 8100
Intel Core i3 8300Intel Core i3 8300
Cache6 MB8 MB
Cache typeSmart CacheSmart Cache
Memory clock speeds supported by processor2400.0 MHz2400.0 MHz
Maximum internal memory supported by processor64.0 GB64.0 GB
Memory types supported by processorDDR4 SDRAMDDR4 SDRAM
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)37.5 GB/s37.5 GB/s
Memory channelsDualDual

Thermals

Intel Core i3 8100Intel Core i3 8100
Intel Core i3 8300Intel Core i3 8300
Cooler includednono
Thermal specification212.0 °F212.0 °F

Features

Intel Core i3 8100Intel Core i3 8100
Intel Core i3 8300Intel Core i3 8300
Thermal monitoring technologiesyesyes
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes1616
Supported instruction sets
  • AVX 2.0
  • SSE4.1
  • SSE4.2
  • AVX 2.0
  • SSE4.1
  • SSE4.2
Execute disable bityesyes
Scalability1S1S

Pros & Cons

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