Average Bench: 55.1% (572nd of 1239)

Based on 31,072 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300U CPU @ 2.40GHz

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 74.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 76.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300U is just 19.4%. 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 212Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 211Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,072 samples)
Min Avg Max
57 Memory 74.7 87.2
46 1-Core 76.6 91.2
89.9 2-Core 137 164
59.1% 96.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
134 4-Core 207 239
148 8-Core 211 239
28.5% 209 Pts
Min Avg Max
153 64-Core 212 241
14.2% 212 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 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.1
1-Core 67.2
2-Core 109
58% 87.7 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 192
26% 191 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 79
1-Core 87.9
2-Core 138
63% 102 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 231
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 75
1-Core 91.6
2-Core 155
65% 107 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 234
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 239
16% 239 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.4
1-Core 88.9
2-Core 154
64% 105 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 226
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.8
1-Core 89.8
2-Core 137
61% 99.3 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 237
32% 236 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 72.9
1-Core 63.1
2-Core 117
53% 84.3 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 210
29% 210 Pts
64-Core 222
15% 222 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 78.1
2-Core 124
61% 95.5 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 227
23% 181 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.6
1-Core 85.9
2-Core 163
58% 102 Pts
4-Core 225
8-Core 230
31% 228 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,617,352 CPUs tested.

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Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 56%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
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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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1 month ago.

Incredibly slow for CAD modeling


Excellent

5 months ago.

cool and great single core-score for desktop apps.


Terrible

2 months ago.

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


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