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Intel Core i3-12300

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i3-12300 can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
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Is the Intel Core i3-12300 Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new CPU that contains 4 Cores and 8 Threads. The Intel Core i3-12300 also has reasonable threaded performance that will serve well in games. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? Yes, this would be a suitable CPU for gaming. [More ...]

Intel Core i3-12300

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 730

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA 1700

Clockspeed: 3.5 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.4 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 8

Typical TDP: 60 W

TDP Up: 89 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 48 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 1280 KB
L3 Cache: 12 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 128 GB (Up to DDR5 4800 MT/s, Up to DDR4 3200 MT/s)

Other names: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-12300, 12th Gen Intel Core i3-12300

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 102.76

Overall Rank: 817

Last Price Change: $143.00 USD (2022-01-01)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3630
Samples: 19*
*Margin for error: Medium

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i3-12300

Integer Math43,218 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math33,498 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers63 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting16,467 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption8,600 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression169,197 KBytes/Sec
Physics976 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions11,310 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,630 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i3-12300

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 25th of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 25th of May 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-12300
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2036611 - Feb 28 2024
BL1966342 - Dec 09 2023
BL1965969 - Dec 09 2023
BL1965959 - Dec 09 2023
BL5052255 - Nov 26 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-12300
As of 26th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-12300
Intel Core i3-12100 vs Intel Core i3-12300
13,550 (-7.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3500X vs Intel Core i3-12300
13,175 (-10.3%)
Intel Core i3-12100T vs Intel Core i3-12300
12,676 (-13.7%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3300X vs Intel Core i3-12300
12,653 (-13.9%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 vs Intel Core i3-12300
21,575 (+46.8%)
Intel Core i5-11400 @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i3-12300
17,052 (+16.0%)
Intel Core i3-13100 vs Intel Core i3-12300
14,674 (-0.1%)
Intel Core i3-12100F vs Intel Core i3-12300
14,138 (-3.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i3-12300
13,069 (-11.1%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 vs Intel Core i3-12300
12,285 (-16.4%)
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G vs Intel Core i3-12300
16,189 (+10.2%)
Intel Core i5-12400T vs Intel Core i3-12300
16,155 (+9.9%)

Is the Intel Core i3-12300 Good for Gaming?
As of 26th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
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Intel Core i9-14900KF
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
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Intel Core i3-12300