Average Bench: 35.2% (464th of 1182)

Based on 20,460 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300U CPU @ 2.40GHz

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5-6300U averaged 64.8% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 77.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 139Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300U is just 14.7%. 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 216Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 215Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,460 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.6 1-Core 77.2 91.3
90.9 2-Core 139 166
51.8% 108 Pts
Min Avg Max
142 4-Core 212 241
156 8-Core 215 241
29.2% 213 Pts
Min Avg Max
158 64-Core 216 242
14.5% 216 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 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91.5
2-Core 161
61% 126 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 237
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89.9
2-Core 163
60% 126 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 236
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 238
16% 238 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91.6
2-Core 166
62% 129 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 238
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)
1-Core 81.2
2-Core 145
54% 113 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 238
32% 237 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.6
2-Core 155
53% 114 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 230
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 230
15% 230 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 92.1
2-Core 160
61% 126 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 240
30% 226 Pts
64-Core 241
16% 241 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.6
2-Core 140
52% 109 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 216
29% 214 Pts
64-Core 189
13% 189 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 56.9
2-Core 107
39% 81.9 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 184
29% 204 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,431,836 CPUs tested.

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Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 46%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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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

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