Intel Core i3-8350K 4-Core 4.00GHz

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Core i3-8350K 4-Core 4.00GHz Performance Specification
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4 GHz
4 GHz
4 cores
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Coffee Lake
LGA 1151
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Core i3-8350K 4-Core 4.00GHz Game Requirement Analysis

The Intel Core i3-8350K 4-Core 4.0GHz is a high-end CPU based on Intel's 8th Gen 14nm, Coffe Lake microarchitecture. It offers 4 physical cores (4 logical), clocked at 4.0GHz. It is the first ever Intel Core i3 quad-core CPU.

It also has an unlocked multiplier and can therefore be overclocked to higher clock speeds.

It has 6MB of L3 Cache. Level 3 cache is a static memory bank of a processor and it is used to feed it instructions. This processor also supports DDR4 based RAMs with maximum memory support of 64GB.

It has a maximum Thermal Power Design of 91W. It is on par with competitor processors.

Among its many features, Intel Enhanced Speedstep, HyperThreading and Virtualization are activated.

It integrates Intel HD Graphics 630 on board. It has a base frequency of 350MHz which can go up to 1GHz as well as offering DirectX 12 support.

This CPU is likely to offer good computational performance but may suffer from performance dips on higher resolutions and demanding applications. As of 2017 it is the most powerful Core i3 CPU Intel has ever released, while its four-cores make it an excellent choice budget choice for gaming.

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Core i3-8350K 4-Core 4.00GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Game Min. Rec.
Resident Evil 8 15% 58%
Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition 24% 6%
Grand Theft Auto VI 17% 35%
Mass Effect: Legendary Edition 15% 41%
Battlefield 6 21% 15%
Far Cry 6 17% 29%
Biomutant 12% 15%
Days Gone 37% 7%
Star Citizen 12% 12%
Hood: Outlaws and Legends 60% 9%
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