Intel Core i3-8100 vs Core i3-8300T

Intel Core i3-8100
Intel Core i3-8300T

General info

Comparing Core i3-8100 and Core i3-8300T processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
18.33
 
10.42
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Series
Intel Core i3
 
Intel Core i3
Achitecture codename
Coffee Lake
 
Coffee Lake
Release date
24 September 2017
 
2 April 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
$117
 
$138
Price now
$129
 
$227

Technical specs

Core i3-8100 and Core i3-8300T quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i3-8100 and Core i3-8300T performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
4
Number of threads
4
 
4
Maximum frequency
3.6 GHz
 
3.2 GHz
FSB
4 × 8 GT / s
 
4 × 8 GT / s
L1 cache
256 KB
 
256 KB
L2 cache
1 MB
 
1 MB
L3 cache
6 MB (shared)
 
8 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
126 mm2
 
126 mm2
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
82 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
72 °C
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i3-8100 and Core i3-8300T compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
1
Socket
FCLGA1151
 
FCLGA1151
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i3-8100 and Core i3-8300T. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
-
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Turbo Boost
-
 
-
Hyper-Threading
-
 
-
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+

Security technologies

Core i3-8100 and Core i3-8300T technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
-
EDB
+
 
+
Secure Key
+
 
+
MPX
+
 
+
Identity Protection
+
 
+
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
Yes with Intel® ME
OS Guard
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i3-8100 and Core i3-8300T are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i3-8100 and Core i3-8300T.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2400
 
DDR4-2400
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
64 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
37.5 GB / s
 
37.5 GB / s
ECC memory support
+
 
+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i3-8100 and Core i3-8300T.
Graphics max frequency
1.1 GHz
 
1.1 GHz
Max video memory
64 GB
 
64 GB
Quick Sync
+
 
+
Clear Video
+
 
+
Clear Video HD
+
 
+
InTru 3D
+
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i3-8100 and Core i3-8300T integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
3

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i3-8100 and Core i3-8300T integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@24Hz
 
4096x2304@24Hz
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 
4096x2304@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i3-8100 and Core i3-8300T integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
12
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.5

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i3-8100 and Core i3-8300T.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i3-8100 and Core i3-8300T. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

i3-8100 25.24
i3-8300T 25.25 +0%

Passmark

i3-8100 8031
i3-8300T 8032 +0%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i3-8100 and Core i3-8300T are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i3-8100

Cheaper ($117 vs $138)

Advantages of Intel Core i3-8300T

0% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (2 April 2018 vs 24 September 2017)
Less power hungry (35 vs 65 watts)

So, Core i3-8100 or Core i3-8300T?

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