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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 Size: L1: 320 KB, L2: 5.0 MB, L3: 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

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 102.84

Overall Rank: 631

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

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3637
Samples: 14*
*Margin for error: Medium

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i3-12300

Integer Math43,240 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math33,657 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers64 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting16,323 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption8,547 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression170,054 KBytes/Sec
Physics958 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions11,360 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,637 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 6th of June 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i3-12300

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 2nd of June 2023

Not Enough Data from Current Version of PerformanceTest to Create Distribution Graph.

From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 2nd of June 2023.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i3-12300
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1821819 - May 19 2023
BL1821818 - May 19 2023
BL1820251 - May 17 2023
BL1819571 - May 16 2023
BL1805957 - Apr 28 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i3-12300
As of 7th of June 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i3-12300
Intel Core i3-12100F vs Intel Core i3-12300
14,293 (-2.8%)
Intel Core i3-12100 vs Intel Core i3-12300
13,867 (-5.7%)
Intel Core i3-12100T vs Intel Core i3-12300
12,908 (-12.2%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3300X vs Intel Core i3-12300
12,689 (-13.7%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 vs Intel Core i3-12300
21,649 (+47.2%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X vs Intel Core i3-12300
18,254 (+24.1%)
Intel Core i5-11400F @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i3-12300
17,175 (+16.8%)
Intel Core i5-11400 @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i3-12300
17,090 (+16.2%)
Intel Core i7-9700 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i3-12300
13,301 (-9.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i3-12300
13,066 (-11.1%)
Intel Core i5-12400T vs Intel Core i3-12300
16,573 (+12.7%)
Intel Core i3-13100F vs Intel Core i3-12300
15,203 (+3.4%)

Is the Intel Core i3-12300 Good for Gaming?
As of 7th of June 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
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Intel Core i3-12300