Average Bench: 59.4% (232nd of 1110)

Based on 17,664 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 59.4% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6300HQ averaged 40.5% 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 321Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 308Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300HQ is 28.2%. 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 329Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 317Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,664 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.4 SC Int 78.4 94.7
51.1 SC Float 84.4 100
48.5 SC Mixed 81.6 97.6
65.2% 81.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
170 QC Int 297 342
207 QC Float 321 363
199 QC Mixed 308 351
69.9% 309 Pts
Min Avg Max
226 MC Int 306 343
241 MC Float 329 363
236 MC Mixed 317 353
47.5% 317 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 96.3
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 99.2
79% 98.7 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 336
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 326
MC Float 360
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 93.1
SC Float 98.6
SC Mixed 95.6
77% 95.8 Pts
QC Int 297
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 340
75% 333 Pts
MC Int 318
MC Float 359
MC Mixed 343
51% 340 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.5
SC Float 96.1
SC Mixed 93.5
75% 93.7 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 347
QC Mixed 339
77% 341 Pts
MC Int 335
MC Float 360
MC Mixed 327
51% 341 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.2
SC Float 90.8
SC Mixed 85.1
69% 86 Pts
QC Int 335
QC Float 355
QC Mixed 344
78% 345 Pts
MC Int 336
MC Float 355
MC Mixed 346
52% 346 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.2
SC Float 86.5
SC Mixed 84.7
67% 83.8 Pts
QC Int 325
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 335
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 329
MC Float 348
MC Mixed 336
51% 338 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87
SC Float 93.8
SC Mixed 89
72% 89.9 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 317
75% 330 Pts
MC Int 322
MC Float 320
MC Mixed 335
49% 326 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
SC Int 76.8
SC Float 79.2
SC Mixed 77.8
62% 77.9 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 304
66% 294 Pts
MC Int 307
MC Float 322
MC Mixed 320
47% 316 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,332,833 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6300HQ Builds (Compare 6,936 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 48%
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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