Average Bench: 69% (101st of 961)

Based on 17,771 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6400 CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 69% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6400 averaged 31.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 371Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 345Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6400 is just 18%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-6400 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 381Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 367Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,771 samples)
Min Avg Max
79.9 SC Int 91.4 99.6
85.8 SC Float 98.4 106
83.6 SC Mixed 95.1 103
75.9% 95 Pts
Min Avg Max
263 QC Int 345 379
282 QC Float 371 403
270 QC Mixed 357 389
81.1% 358 Pts
Min Avg Max
296 MC Int 355 380
317 MC Float 381 404
303 MC Mixed 367 392
55% 368 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 102
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 403
QC Mixed 381
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 402
MC Mixed 386
58% 386 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.4
SC Float 95.3
SC Mixed 91.3
74% 92 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 355
QC Mixed 340
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 337
MC Float 365
MC Mixed 336
52% 346 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.9
SC Float 87.9
SC Mixed 88.9
69% 86.6 Pts
QC Int 312
QC Float 329
QC Mixed 327
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 353
MC Float 383
MC Mixed 366
55% 367 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.8
SC Float 93
SC Mixed 91.8
71% 89.2 Pts
QC Int 319
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 286
73% 321 Pts
MC Int 337
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 348
53% 354 Pts
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Gaming 58%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-6400 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi5-6400
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$182.00 - $187.00
Clock Speed2.7 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.3 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency950 MHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Skylake 6th generation Core i5 processor...

Added 20 months ago.

Poor

3 days ago.

best overclock ever


Good

1 day ago.

Better for average mid end budget , cause of low watt consumption, cheap price and compatible my GTX 1060 3Gb without bottlenecking


Good

8 days ago.

two words: sky oc


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