Average Bench: 54.4% (609th of 1264)

Based on 36,691 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300U CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 42%Average: 54.4% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6300U averaged 45.6% 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 72.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 77.4Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300U is 20.5%. 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 212Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 36,691 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.3 Memory 72.8 86.7
48 1-Core 77.4 91.3
88.9 2-Core 138 165
58.7% 96.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
147 4-Core 209 239
155 8-Core 212 239
28.8% 211 Pts
Min Avg Max
155 64-Core 214 241
14.3% 214 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Onboard, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.2
1-Core 88.9
2-Core 166
65% 109 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 233
32% 234 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.7
1-Core 89.7
2-Core 155
62% 104 Pts
4-Core 225
8-Core 222
31% 224 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.4
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 135
56% 92.3 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 227
32% 230 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.8
1-Core 56.9
2-Core 99.3
51% 77.7 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 150
20% 149 Pts
64-Core 151
10% 151 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.1
1-Core 84.2
2-Core 137
56% 93.7 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 235
32% 237 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.9
1-Core 57.1
2-Core 69.7
49% 69.2 Pts
4-Core 117
8-Core 134
17% 126 Pts
64-Core 136
9% 136 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 60
1-Core 78.7
2-Core 151
56% 96.5 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 243
31% 230 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 34.4
1-Core 35.5
2-Core 69.1
28% 46.3 Pts
4-Core 115
8-Core 168
18% 141 Pts
64-Core 168
11% 168 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,214,012 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
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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3 days ago.

Incredibly slow for CAD modeling


Excellent

9 months ago.

cool and great single core-score for desktop apps.


Terrible

6 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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