Average Bench: 61.3% (159th of 961)

Based on 8,016 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 61.3% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6300HQ averaged 38.7% 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 330Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 308Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300HQ is 22%. 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 339Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 326Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,016 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.5 SC Int 80.7 94.3
65.9 SC Float 87.7 101
59.4 SC Mixed 84.3 97.8
67.4% 84.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
213 QC Int 308 341
230 QC Float 330 363
224 QC Mixed 318 350
72.2% 319 Pts
Min Avg Max
253 MC Int 315 340
273 MC Float 339 364
257 MC Mixed 326 352
48.9% 327 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 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.5
SC Float 99.6
SC Mixed 92.9
76% 95.3 Pts
QC Int 343
QC Float 357
QC Mixed 351
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 368
MC Mixed 353
53% 355 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.3
SC Float 93.6
SC Mixed 91.8
74% 91.9 Pts
QC Int 335
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 347
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 361
MC Mixed 348
52% 349 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.5
SC Float 89.2
SC Mixed 87
69% 86.2 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 349
79% 349 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 358
MC Mixed 348
52% 348 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.3
SC Float 88.2
SC Mixed 87
69% 85.8 Pts
QC Int 332
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 343
78% 343 Pts
MC Int 335
MC Float 351
MC Mixed 338
51% 341 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.8
SC Float 89.9
SC Mixed 86.5
69% 86.7 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 279
QC Mixed 341
72% 318 Pts
MC Int 333
MC Float 358
MC Mixed 344
52% 345 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88
SC Float 97.9
SC Mixed 92.5
74% 92.8 Pts
QC Int 311
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 313
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 349
MC Mixed 345
51% 343 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.1
SC Float 84.4
SC Mixed 80.9
65% 81.5 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 342
QC Mixed 329
75% 331 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 357
MC Mixed 344
52% 345 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,097,579 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6300HQ Builds (Compare 4,247 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
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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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