Average Bench: 40.2% (382nd of 1182)

Based on 9,392 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7300U CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 25%Average: 40.2% Great: 48%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-7300U averaged 59.7% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 89.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 162Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7300U is 22.6%. 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 244Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 245Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,392 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.8 1-Core 89.2 108
93.9 2-Core 162 199
60.1% 126 Pts
Min Avg Max
149 4-Core 242 288
159 8-Core 245 289
33.2% 243 Pts
Min Avg Max
157 64-Core 244 291
16.4% 244 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 108
2-Core 184
70% 146 Pts
4-Core 289
8-Core 289
40% 289 Pts
64-Core 286
19% 286 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 187
70% 145 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 262
38% 274 Pts
64-Core 282
19% 282 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 103
2-Core 177
68% 140 Pts
4-Core 269
8-Core 250
36% 259 Pts
64-Core 278
19% 278 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.8
2-Core 180
62% 132 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 271
36% 265 Pts
64-Core 273
18% 273 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79.6
2-Core 128
51% 104 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 254
35% 257 Pts
64-Core 251
17% 251 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 185
71% 147 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 242
32% 238 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91.2
2-Core 171
62% 131 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 212
29% 213 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.4
2-Core 134
46% 98.9 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 187
24% 181 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 44.1
2-Core 88.4
31% 66.2 Pts
4-Core 139
8-Core 167
20% 153 Pts
64-Core 176
12% 176 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,345,661 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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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

3 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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