Intel Core i5-8300H vs Intel Core i5-7300HQ

Intel Core i5-8300H

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The Intel Core i5-8300H is a fast processor for laptops with four cores based on the Coffee Lake architecture and was announced early 2018. The processor clocks at between 2.3 and 4 GHz (3.9 with 4 cores) and can execute up to eight threads simultaneously thanks to Hyper-Threading. According to Intel, the CPU is manufactured in an improved 14nm (14nm++) process.

The Coffee Lake architecture is similar to Kaby Lake and differs only in the amount of cores (now six cores for the high end versions) and the improved 14nm process (14nm++ according to Intel).

Performance

The Intel Core i5-8300H should perform similar as the older Core i7-7820HQ (2.9 - 4 GHz). The faster Coffee Lake CPUs, like the Core i7-8750H offers two additional cores and is therefore up to 50% faster in multithreaded benchmarks. Still, the performance of the i5-8300H should be sufficient for even demanding applications and games.

Graphics

The integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630 iGPU is supposed to offer a slightly higher performance as its clock rate has been increased by 50 MHz (rumored). The architecture is identical to that of the Intel HD Graphics 630. We do expect a performance improvement, but as a low-end solution it will probably only display current games smoothly at reduced details - if at all.

Power Consumption

Intel specifies the TDP with 45 watts and therefore the i5 is only suited for big laptops with good cooling solutions. Using cTDP-down, the CPU can also be configured to 35 Watt resulting in a reduced performance.

Intel Core i5-7300HQ

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The Intel Core i5-7300HQ is a quad-core processor for notebooks based on the Kaby Lake architecture and was announced in January 2017. Compared to the faster Core i7 models, the Core i5 does not support Hyper Threading and has lower clocks. The CPU cores run at 2.5 - 3.5 GHz (4 cores up to 3.1, 2 cores up to 3.3 GHz). The processor is also equipped with the HD Graphics 630 GPU as well as a dual-channel memory controller (DDR3L-1600/DDR4-2400). It is manufactured in a 14nm process with FinFET transistors.

Architecture

Intel basically uses the same micro architecture compared to Skylake, so the per-MHz performance does not differ. The manufacturer only reworked the Speed Shift technology for faster dynamic adjustments of voltages and clocks, and the improved 14nm process allows much higher frequencies combined with better efficiency than before.

Performance

The performance should be quite similar to the old Core i5-6440HQ (2.6 - 3.5 GHz, Skylake) that offers the same per-MHz performance and only 100 MHz higher core speed. The performance is therefore sufficient even for demanding tasks.

Graphics

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 630 has 24 Execution Units (similar to previous HD Graphics 530) running at 350 - 1000 MHz (i7 models up to 1100). The performance depends a lot on the memory configuration; it should be comparable to a dedicated Nvidia GeForce 920M in combination with fast DDR4-2133 dual-channel memory.

Contrary to Skylake, Kaby Lake now supports hardware decoding for H.265/HEVC Main 10 with a 10-bit color depth as well as Google's VP9 codec. The dual-core Kaby Lake processors, which were announced in January, should also support HDCP 2.2.

Power Consumption

The chip is manufactured in an improved 14nm process with FinFET transistors, which improves the efficiency even further. Intel still specifies the TDP with 45 Watts, but it can also be reduced to 35 Watts by the notebook manufacturers (cTDP down). This will obviously affect the performance, because the Turbo Boost cannot be maintained for longer periods.

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Intel Core i9-9980HK compare2400 - 5000 MHz8 / 1616 MB
Intel Core i9-9880H compare2300 - 4800 MHz8 / 1616 MB
Intel Core i9-8950HK compare2900 - 4800 MHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Xeon E-2186M compare2900 - 4800 MHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Xeon E-2276M compare2800 - 4700 MHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-9850H compare2600 - 4600 MHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-9750H compare2600 - 4500 MHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Xeon E-2176M compare2700 - 4400 MHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-8850H compare2600 - 4300 MHz6 / 129 MB
Intel Core i7-8750H compare2200 - 4100 MHz6 / 129 MB
Intel Core i5-9400H compare2500 - 4300 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-9300HF compare2400 - 4100 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-9300H compare2400 - 4100 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-8400H compare2500 - 4200 MHz4 / 88 MB
» Intel Core i5-8300H2300 - 4000 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i3-8100H compare3000 MHz4 / 48 MB
Intel Core i7-7700K compare4200 - 4500 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7700 compare3600 - 4200 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6 compare3100 - 4200 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7920HQ compare3100 - 4100 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7700T compare2900 - 3800 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i5-7600K compare3800 - 4200 MHz4 / 48 MB
Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 compare3000 - 4000 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7820HQ compare2900 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7820HK compare2900 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-7700HQ compare2800 - 3800 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i5-7500 compare3400 - 3800 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-7440HQ compare2800 - 3800 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i7-7567U compare3500 - 4000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-7660U compare2500 - 4000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-7600U compare2800 - 3900 MHz2 / 44 MB
» Intel Core i5-7300HQ2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-7500T compare2700 - 3300 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-7287U compare3300 - 3700 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-7560U compare2400 - 3800 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7360U compare2300 - 3600 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7267U compare3100 - 3500 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-7500U compare2700 - 3500 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7300U compare2600 - 3500 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-7260U compare2200 - 3400 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7200U compare2500 - 3100 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-7100H compare3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-7167U compare2800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i3-7130U compare2700 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i7-7Y75 compare1300 - 3600 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7Y57 compare1200 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-7Y54 compare1200 - 3200 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i3-7100U compare2400 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core m3-7Y32 compare1000 - 3000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Pentium Gold 4415U compare2300 MHz2 / 42 MB
Intel Core m3-7Y30 compare1000 - 2600 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Celeron 3965U compare2200 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Core i3-7020U compare2300 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Celeron 3867U compare1800 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Celeron 3865U compare1800 MHz2 / 22 MB
Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y compare1700 MHz2 / 42 MB
Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y compare1600 MHz2 / 42 MB
Intel Pentium Gold 4410Y compare1500 MHz2 / 42 MB
Intel Celeron 3965Y compare1500 MHz2 / 22 MB
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Dual-Channel DDR4 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIDual-Channel DDR4 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
iGPUIntel UHD Graphics 630 (350 - 1000 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 630 (300 - 1000 MHz)
$250 U.S.$250 U.S.
Intel Coffee Lake i5-8300H

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 609     avg: 793     median: 812 (19%)     max: 850 Points
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min: 501     avg: 512     median: 513 (12%)     max: 520 Points
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Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 151     avg: 169     median: 170 (76%)     max: 174 Points
min: 129     avg: 141     median: 142 (63%)     max: 149 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 6.2     avg: 7.9     median: 7.8 (18%)     max: 8.79 Points
min: 5.38     avg: 5.8     median: 5.9 (13%)     max: 5.93 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 1.72     avg: 1.9     median: 1.9 (74%)     max: 1.96 Points
min: 1.49     avg: 1.5     median: 1.5 (59%)     max: 1.68 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 6115     avg: 6392     median: 6463.5 (66%)     max: 6524 Points
min: 4920     avg: 5319     median: 5434.5 (56%)     max: 5581 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 20061     avg: 22328     median: 22266.5 (37%)     max: 24718 Points
min: 17197     avg: 17956     median: 18064.5 (30%)     max: 18304 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 28616     avg: 30319     median: 30318.5 (35%)     max: 32021 Points
min: 21912     avg: 22625     median: 22845 (26%)     max: 23117 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
min: 8277     avg: 8392     median: 8391.5 (78%)     max: 8506 Points
min: 6594     avg: 6811     median: 6700 (62%)     max: 7138 Points
wPrime 2.10 - 1024m *
min: 205.94     avg: 256     median: 265.3 (3%)     max: 285.807 seconds
min: 331.085     avg: 347     median: 348.1 (4%)     max: 351.3 seconds
wPrime 2.10 - 32m *
min: 6.42     avg: 7.9     median: 7.7 (2%)     max: 9.762 seconds
min: 10.979     avg: 11.3     median: 11.1 (2%)     max: 12.409 seconds
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
min: 39     avg: 43.7     median: 40.2 (24%)     max: 52 fps
min: 34     avg: 34.1     median: 34.1 (20%)     max: 34.2 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
min: 163.2     avg: 173     median: 169 (58%)     max: 188 fps
min: 160     avg: 161     median: 160.8 (56%)     max: 162 fps
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - 4k Preset
4.7 fps (17%)
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TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0.4 GB/s (0%)
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0.6 GB/s (0%)
0.3 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
3.9 GB/s (0%)
2.3 GB/s (0%)
Blender 2.79 - BMW27 CPU *
901 Seconds (6%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - CPU Score
min: 6266     avg: 6279     median: 6279 (42%)     max: 6292 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - 1M *
min: 9.264     avg: 9.5     median: 9.4 (2%)     max: 9.8 Seconds
min: 10.676     avg: 10.8     median: 10.7 (2%)     max: 11.294 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - 2M *
min: 20.901     avg: 21.2     median: 21.1 (1%)     max: 21.74 Seconds
min: 24.377     avg: 24.5     median: 24.5 (1%)     max: 24.894 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - 32M *
min: 545.627     avg: 550     median: 548.7 (2%)     max: 558.56 Seconds
min: 590     avg: 604     median: 596.3 (3%)     max: 654.006 Seconds
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 6234     avg: 8139     median: 8154 (37%)     max: 9415 points
min: 5382     avg: 6022     median: 6042 (27%)     max: 6627 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 48575     avg: 52494     median: 53016 (34%)     max: 56026 Points
min: 42492     avg: 50667     median: 52482 (34%)     max: 53471 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
min: 48063     avg: 51178     median: 51009 (61%)     max: 55273 Points
min: 39401     avg: 48909     median: 50273 (60%)     max: 53025 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
min: 45639     avg: 53927     median: 56262.5 (65%)     max: 57543 Points
min: 46577     avg: 50186     median: 50280 (58%)     max: 52451 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 6260     avg: 7613     median: 7857 (20%)     max: 8471 Points
min: 4269     avg: 4697     median: 4722 (12%)     max: 4855 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 9136     avg: 10979     median: 11196 (35%)     max: 11971 Points
min: 6020     avg: 6672     median: 6733 (21%)     max: 6881 Points
3DMark - Time Spy CPU 2560x1440
min: 3270     avg: 3571     median: 3571 (25%)     max: 3872 Points
min: 2726     avg: 2847     median: 2856 (20%)     max: 2912 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
15050 Points (27%)
min: 9728     avg: 9773     median: 9752 (17%)     max: 9840 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
3740 Points (77%)
min: 3163     avg: 3184     median: 3195 (66%)     max: 3195 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 3387     avg: 3823     median: 4022 (64%)     max: 4061 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 8085     avg: 9720     median: 10525 (26%)     max: 10551 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
4770 Points (75%)
min: 3387     avg: 3862     median: 4040 (64%)     max: 4159 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
14790 Points (26%)
min: 8081     avg: 10065     median: 11039 (19%)     max: 11075 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 1094.7     avg: 1146     median: 1133 (2%)     max: 1208.9 ms
min: 955     avg: 1040     median: 1044.1 (2%)     max: 1131.7 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
88.5 ms (1%)
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 30806     avg: 32869     median: 33251 (63%)     max: 34659 Points
min: 31952     avg: 33838     median: 33589 (64%)     max: 36008 Points
Power Consumption - Prime95 V28,10 Stress Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra *
47.6 Watt (13%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra *
41.3 Watt (11%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-8300H → 100%

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-7300HQ → 84%

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