ProductCeleron 2957UCore i3-7300
Brand Intel Intel
Street Price (Approx) ~ $107
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~ $145
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# CPU Cores 22
Frequency (GHz) 1.4 GHz4 GHz
Cache (MB) 24
TDP (Watts) 15 W51 W
Product Segment MobileDesktop
Status ReleasedReleased
Announced On 2013-10-012017-01-01
TechnicalsCeleron 2957UCore i3-7300
Dimensions (2D) 40x40 mm37.5x37.5 mm
Conflict Free? 11
# CPU Cores 22
Threads/Core 24
Frequency (GHz) 1.4 GHz4 GHz
Cache (MB) 24
Instructions Width (bits) 6464
Instructions Extensions SSE4.1/4.2SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography Process (nm) 22 nm14 nm
TDP (Watts) 15 W51 W
Max RAM 16 GB64 GB
RAM Types DDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
# Memory Channels 22
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec) 25.6GB/s
Max CPU Temp. 100
Max CPU / Package 11
GPU Intel® HD Graphics 630
PCI-E Version 23
PCI-E Configurations 4x1, 1x4, 1x2
PCI-E Max Lanes # 1016
Compatible Sockets FCBGA1168FCLGA1151
Intel Turbo Boost Version
Intel V-Pro NoNo
Intel Hyper-Thread NoYes
Intel Virtualization (VTX) YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD) NoYes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT) YesYes
Intel TSX Sync. Extensions NoYes
Intel 64 YesYes
Idle States YesYes
Enhanced Speedstep Yes
Thermal MonitoringTech. YesYes
Intel ID Protect NoYes
Intel SIPP NoNo
Intel SMB Advantage No
Smart Response Technology No
Intel AES New Instructions NoYes
Intel Secure Key YesYes
Intel SGX Yes
Intel MPX Yes
Intel OS Guard NoYes
Trusted Execution No
Execution Disable YesYes


Intel Celeron 2957U vs. Intel Core i3-7300 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

CPU Speed

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Geekbench 4 Multi, Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Single, Higher is better

Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec), Higher is better


Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Geekbench 4 Multi / Price, Higher is better