Average Bench: 43% (449th of 1196)

Based on 21,369 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300U CPU @ 2.40GHz

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6300U averaged 56.9% 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 76.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 137Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300U is 20.4%. 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 215Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 213Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,369 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.5 1-Core 76.9 91.5
87.9 2-Core 137 167
51.2% 107 Pts
Min Avg Max
137 4-Core 208 239
151 8-Core 213 239
28.6% 210 Pts
Min Avg Max
159 64-Core 215 242
14.4% 215 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 91.6
2-Core 154
60% 123 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 237
33% 238 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.4
2-Core 167
60% 126 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 241
33% 239 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 88.1
2-Core 151
58% 120 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 213
30% 218 Pts
64-Core 230
16% 230 Pts
Onboard, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.7
2-Core 155
58% 121 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 218
29% 212 Pts
64-Core 217
15% 217 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76
2-Core 143
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 236
32% 237 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.9
2-Core 144
54% 112 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 158
27% 189 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 59.8
2-Core 145
47% 103 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 220
27% 203 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 66.4
2-Core 117
44% 91.5 Pts
4-Core 112
8-Core 211
20% 161 Pts
64-Core 211
14% 211 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,858,256 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6300U Builds (Compare 8,004 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
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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