ProductCore i3-7300Core i3-6100
Brand Intel Intel
Street Price (Approx) ~ $145
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~ $105
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# CPU Cores 22
Frequency (GHz) 4 GHz3.7 GHz
Cache (MB) 43
TDP (Watts) 51 W51 W
Product Segment DesktopDesktop
Status ReleasedReleased
Announced On 2017-01-012015-06-01
TechnicalsCore i3-7300Core i3-6100
Dimensions (2D) 37.5x37.5 mm37.5x37.5 mm
Conflict Free? 11
# CPU Cores 22
Threads/Core 44
Frequency (GHz) 4 GHz3.7 GHz
Cache (MB) 43
Instructions Width (bits) 6464
Instructions Extensions SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography Process (nm) 14 nm14 nm
TDP (Watts) 51 W51 W
Max RAM 64 GB64 GB
RAM Types DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35VDDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
# Memory Channels 22
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec) 34.1GB/s
Max CPU / Package 11
GPU Intel® HD Graphics 630
PCI-E Version 33
PCI-E Configurations Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI-E Max Lanes # 1616
Compatible Sockets FCLGA1151FCLGA1151
Intel Turbo Boost Version
Intel V-Pro NoNo
Intel Hyper-Thread YesYes
Intel Virtualization (VTX) YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD) YesYes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT) YesYes
Intel TSX Sync. Extensions YesNo
Intel 64 YesYes
Idle States YesYes
Enhanced Speedstep Yes
Thermal MonitoringTech. YesYes
Intel ID Protect YesYes
Intel SIPP NoNo
Intel SMB Advantage Yes
Intel AES New Instructions YesYes
Intel Secure Key YesYes
Intel SGX Yes
Intel MPX Yes
Intel OS Guard YesYes
Trusted Execution No
Execution Disable YesYes

 

Intel Core i3-7300 vs. Intel Core i3-6100 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

CPU Speed

These tests are designed to stress the CPU components of the processor

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