Average Bench: 66.8% (165th of 1100)

Based on 25,238 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7300HQ CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 47%Average: 66.8% Great: 76%
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-7300HQ averaged 33.2% 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.


Quad Core Floating Point Speed 360Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 345Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7300HQ is 28.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-7300HQ performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Multi Core Floating Point Speed 368Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 353Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 25,238 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.9 SC Int 89 105
58.7 SC Float 95.5 111
59.8 SC Mixed 92.8 108
73.9% 92.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
214 QC Int 332 380
240 QC Float 360 402
231 QC Mixed 345 390
78.3% 345 Pts
Min Avg Max
262 MC Int 342 381
284 MC Float 368 403
258 MC Mixed 353 393
53% 354 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 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.4
SC Float 95.1
SC Mixed 98.4
74% 92.6 Pts
QC Int 367
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 378
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 367
MC Float 389
MC Mixed 382
57% 379 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.4
SC Float 97.7
SC Mixed 98.7
76% 95.6 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 366
QC Mixed 373
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 372
MC Float 396
MC Mixed 384
58% 384 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93
SC Float 98.8
SC Mixed 94.2
76% 95.3 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 379
86% 381 Pts
MC Int 358
MC Float 391
MC Mixed 377
56% 376 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.6
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 95.5
77% 96.2 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 401
QC Mixed 376
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 355
MC Float 400
MC Mixed 378
56% 378 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 97.4
76% 94.8 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 360
83% 368 Pts
MC Int 369
MC Float 390
MC Mixed 379
57% 379 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.5
SC Float 96.3
SC Mixed 93.5
75% 93.4 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 364
QC Mixed 341
77% 342 Pts
MC Int 321
MC Float 362
MC Mixed 340
51% 341 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.8
SC Float 93.2
SC Mixed 86.4
71% 88.8 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 333
QC Mixed 340
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 387
MC Mixed 380
57% 379 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.4
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 92.5
77% 96 Pts
QC Int 319
QC Float 347
QC Mixed 318
74% 328 Pts
MC Int 301
MC Float 344
MC Mixed 358
50% 334 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.7
SC Float 88.9
SC Mixed 87.9
70% 86.8 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 317
74% 328 Pts
MC Int 309
MC Float 357
MC Mixed 335
50% 334 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,488,958 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-7300HQ Builds (Compare 7,302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 17%
Desktop 54%
Workstation 32%
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DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-7300HQ Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi5-7300HQ
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.50 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.50 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Max TDP45 W


Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.00 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB


Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133, DDR3L-1600
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
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes


Package Size42mm x 28mm
Max CPU Configuration1

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo


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10 days ago.

It is a really good laptop gaming cpu next to the i7 7700hq, which can still pull up a decent fight, but if you were able to OC and gaming laptop cpu this might be the best because the i5 7300hq came out at a later date and could probally have updates to programs which possibly could make it better than i7 7700 hq OC, but unfortunately you cant OC laptop cpus.


6 days ago.

Lower price for almost the same result.


12 days ago.

it works fine but sometimes crashes in cpu intensive tasks such as battlefield 1


11 days ago.

Good processor


3 months ago.

price is reasonable much powered


4 months ago.

Runs most games on med-high settings. well paired with 1060 or 1050ti


4 months ago.

Im just rating it because i have one XD


1 month ago.

Sooooo much better than the i5-7200U (I5 should always have 4 cores XD)


1 month ago.

superfast for not mutch money

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