Average Bench: 59.9% (215th of 1084)

Based on 16,340 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 59.9% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6300HQ averaged 40.0% 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 324Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 301Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300HQ is 27.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-6300HQ performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 331Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 319Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,340 samples)
Min Avg Max
45 SC Int 78.9 94.7
51.3 SC Float 84.7 101
46.3 SC Mixed 82.1 97.6
65.5% 81.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
188 QC Int 301 343
206 QC Float 324 362
200 QC Mixed 311 351
70.7% 312 Pts
Min Avg Max
224 MC Int 308 342
246 MC Float 331 363
234 MC Mixed 319 354
47.8% 320 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 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.2
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 97.5
79% 98.7 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 363
QC Mixed 351
80% 353 Pts
MC Int 330
MC Float 357
MC Mixed 336
51% 341 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.6
SC Float 82.2
SC Mixed 93.3
68% 85.7 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 314
QC Mixed 351
73% 324 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 359
MC Mixed 355
53% 353 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.6
SC Float 97.8
SC Mixed 93.5
75% 94.3 Pts
QC Int 315
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 339
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 316
MC Float 361
MC Mixed 337
50% 338 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.1
SC Float 96.2
SC Mixed 86.6
72% 90.6 Pts
QC Int 317
QC Float 361
QC Mixed 337
77% 338 Pts
MC Int 318
MC Float 360
MC Mixed 340
51% 340 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.5
SC Float 81.7
SC Mixed 72.7
60% 75 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 334
QC Mixed 292
67% 297 Pts
MC Int 301
MC Float 351
MC Mixed 318
48% 323 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,432,846 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6300HQ Builds (Compare 6,295 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-6300HQ Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi5-6300HQ
# 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$250.00
Clock Speed2.3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Max TDP45 W
Product BriefLink

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 TypesDDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, 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
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size42mm x 28mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1440

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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