Average Bench: 49.7% (352nd of 1197)

Based on 10,210 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7300U CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 30%Average: 49.7% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-7300U averaged 50.2% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 89Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 160Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7300U is 29.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-7300U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 243Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 242Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,210 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.3 1-Core 89 107
93.1 2-Core 160 197
59.6% 124 Pts
Min Avg Max
135 4-Core 240 287
157 8-Core 242 289
32.8% 241 Pts
Min Avg Max
158 64-Core 243 290
16.3% 243 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 107
2-Core 190
71% 148 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 287
40% 288 Pts
64-Core 290
20% 290 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 107
2-Core 190
71% 148 Pts
4-Core 282
8-Core 282
38% 282 Pts
64-Core 283
19% 283 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 185
69% 144 Pts
4-Core 275
8-Core 240
36% 258 Pts
64-Core 271
18% 271 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 102
2-Core 175
67% 139 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 278
37% 274 Pts
64-Core 277
19% 277 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 180
69% 143 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 268
35% 257 Pts
64-Core 267
18% 267 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
1-Core 104
2-Core 188
70% 146 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 277
34% 255 Pts
64-Core 271
18% 271 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.1
2-Core 167
56% 121 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 265
35% 259 Pts
64-Core 276
18% 276 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.5
2-Core 180
65% 137 Pts
4-Core 155
8-Core 181
22% 168 Pts
64-Core 243
16% 243 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 65.4
2-Core 120
44% 92.7 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 248
30% 228 Pts
64-Core 256
17% 256 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,815,878 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-7300U Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi5-7300U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$281.00
Clock Speed2.60 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.50 GHz
Bus Speed4 GT/s OPI
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 620
Graphics Base Frequency300.00 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory32 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 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 Configurations1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12

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 TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size42mm X 24mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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Poor

5 months ago.

I have one in my tablet and it is great for everyday use and even some gaming and productivity use.


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