Average Bench: 68.9% (117th of 980)

more Based on 27,122 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , BFEBFBFF000906E9, 0F8BFBFF000506E3, 0000000000000000, 0FABFBFF000506E3, 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6400 CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 53%Average: 68.9% 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 31.1% 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 370Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 346Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6400 is 21.7%. 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 368Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,122 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.8 SC Int 92 100
83.1 SC Float 98.5 107
80.3 SC Mixed 95.1 103
76.2% 95.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
239 QC Int 346 382
265 QC Float 370 403
250 QC Mixed 356 391
81% 357 Pts
Min Avg Max
287 MC Int 357 382
307 MC Float 381 404
292 MC Mixed 368 394
55.1% 368 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.4
SC Float 96.8
SC Mixed 95.5
76% 94.6 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 397
QC Mixed 381
88% 386 Pts
MC Int 377
MC Float 402
MC Mixed 385
58% 388 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.5
SC Float 92.3
SC Mixed 87.4
70% 87.1 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 386
QC Mixed 374
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 343
MC Float 370
MC Mixed 371
54% 361 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.7
SC Float 97.8
SC Mixed 89.2
74% 92.6 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 350
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 363
MC Float 388
MC Mixed 375
56% 376 Pts
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Typical Core i5-6400 Builds (Compare 1,005 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

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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...

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Excellent (edit your comment) Add link

2 hrs ago.

potions aside this computer is quite something


Excellent

1 month ago.

best


Excellent

1 day ago.

gut


Average

1 month ago.

best overclock ever


Good

1 month ago.

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


Poor

2 months ago.

It will never set on fire: v


Good

4 months ago.

two words: sky oc


Excellent

11 days ago.

sda


Average

2 months ago.

For a relatively cheap, outdated CPU, it performs just fine.


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