Average Bench: 55.2% (612th of 1316)

Based on 54,516 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300U CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 43%Average: 55.2% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6300U averaged 44.8% 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. Memory Latency 75Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300U is just 19.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-6300U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 214Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 211Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 54,516 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.6 Memory 75 87.8
48.4 1-Core 75.4 91.6
89.8 2-Core 135 166
58.5% 95 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 4-Core 206 239
146 8-Core 211 240
28.4% 208 Pts
Min Avg Max
152 64-Core 214 243
14.4% 214 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.7
1-Core 84
2-Core 137
62% 100 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 204
29% 209 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.5
1-Core 79.2
2-Core 128
60% 95 Pts
4-Core 211
8-Core 208
29% 210 Pts
64-Core 192
13% 192 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.3
1-Core 87.5
2-Core 151
63% 104 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 199
29% 210 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 75
1-Core 74.9
2-Core 118
56% 89.1 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 229
27% 205 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 74
1-Core 77.7
2-Core 127
58% 92.9 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 175
25% 179 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.1
1-Core 48.6
2-Core 96.8
42% 68.2 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 178
27% 192 Pts
64-Core 138
9% 138 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.6
1-Core 60.7
2-Core 106
47% 76 Pts
4-Core 165
8-Core 200
24% 183 Pts
64-Core 205
14% 205 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.3
1-Core 45.3
2-Core 113
42% 71.2 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 176
23% 169 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,127,132 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 9%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-6300U Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi5-6300U
# 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 Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Max TDP15 W
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 520
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
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
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size42mm X 24mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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Terrible

16 months ago.

not responsive enough. videocard is also rubbish so not sure which of the two is causing the responsivity lag


Excellent

18 months ago.

cool and great single core-score for desktop apps.


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