Average Bench: 60.8% (161st of 959)

Based on 7,658 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 60.8% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6300HQ averaged 39.2% 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.

Strengths

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 326Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 315Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300HQ is 27.3%. 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 336Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 324Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,658 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.2 SC Int 80.4 94
53.6 SC Float 87.4 101
50.2 SC Mixed 83.7 97.9
67.1% 83.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
177 QC Int 303 341
202 QC Float 326 363
199 QC Mixed 315 350
71.3% 315 Pts
Min Avg Max
239 MC Int 313 340
259 MC Float 336 364
248 MC Mixed 324 352
48.5% 324 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 86.5
SC Float 93.4
SC Mixed 90.1
72% 90 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 303
QC Mixed 349
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 337
MC Float 356
MC Mixed 350
52% 348 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.4
SC Float 99.7
SC Mixed 97.8
78% 97 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 340
QC Mixed 335
75% 332 Pts
MC Int 325
MC Float 349
MC Mixed 340
51% 338 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.8
SC Float 88.7
SC Mixed 92.3
70% 87.9 Pts
QC Int 325
QC Float 359
QC Mixed 342
78% 342 Pts
MC Int 329
MC Float 358
MC Mixed 344
51% 344 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
SC Int 82.4
SC Float 89.4
SC Mixed 86.2
69% 86 Pts
QC Int 331
QC Float 361
QC Mixed 348
78% 347 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 363
MC Mixed 351
52% 351 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.7
SC Float 90.7
SC Mixed 87.3
70% 87.2 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 330
75% 332 Pts
MC Int 319
MC Float 345
MC Mixed 331
50% 332 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.5
SC Float 89.1
SC Mixed 87.1
68% 85.6 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 335
QC Mixed 314
69% 305 Pts
MC Int 320
MC Float 341
MC Mixed 324
49% 328 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.9
SC Float 82.8
SC Mixed 78
64% 79.9 Pts
QC Int 264
QC Float 324
QC Mixed 318
68% 302 Pts
MC Int 306
MC Float 329
MC Mixed 298
46% 311 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,789,625 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6300HQ Builds (Compare 3,944 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
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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