Home > CPU Comparisons > Core i3 9300 or Core i3 10300: what's better?

Intel Core i3 9300 vs i3 10300

We compared two 4-core desktop CPUs: the 3.7 GHz Intel Core i3 9300 against the 3.7 GHz i3 10300. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 10300 and 9300
Advantages of Intel Core i3 9300
  • Consumes up to 5% less energy than the Core i3 10300 – 62 vs 65 Watt
Advantages of Intel Core i3 10300
  • Supports up to 128 GB DDR4-2666 RAM
  • Newer - released 1-year and 1-month later
  • Around 4.1 GB/s (11%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.4 GHz vs 4.3 GHz)

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
2675
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
9162
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1158
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
4477

Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i3 9300 and i3 10300

General

Vendor Intel Intel
Released April 23, 2019 May 1, 2020
Launch price 152 USD 152 USD
Type Desktop Desktop
Codename Coffee Lake Comet Lake
Model number i3-9300 i3-10300
Socket LGA-1151 BGA-1200
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 630 UHD Graphics 630

Performance

Cores 4 4
Threads 4 8
Base Frequency 3.7 GHz 3.7 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.3 GHz 4.4 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 37x 37x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s 8 GT/s
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
L3 Cache 8MB (shared) 8MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Power

Fabrication process 14 nm 14 nm
TDP 62 W 65 W
Max. temperature 100°C 100°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel UHD Graphics 630
GPU Base Clock 350 MHz 350 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1000 MHz 1000 MHz
Shading Units 192 192
TMUs 24 24
ROPs 3 3
Execution Units 24 24
TGP 15 W 15 W
Max. Resolution 4096x2304 - 60 Hz 4096x2304 - 60 Hz
iGPU FLOPS
0.38 TFLOPS
0.38 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2400 DDR4-2666
Memory Size 64 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 37.5 GB/s 41.6 GB/s
ECC Support No No

Misc

Official site Intel Core i3 9300 official page Intel Core i3 10300 official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 16
Instruction Set SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX-2 -

Cast your vote

Choose between two processors
0 (0%)
0 (0%)
Total votes: < 1

Comments

So which CPU will you choose: Intel Core i3 10300 or i3 9300?