Average Bench: 52.8% (675th of 1316)

Based on 49,738 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300U CPU @ 2.40GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6300U averaged 47.1% 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 70.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300U is just 19.9%. 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 206Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 206Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 49,738 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.1 Memory 70.9 84.8
45 1-Core 75.6 90.6
89.4 2-Core 136 164
57.4% 94.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
133 4-Core 202 238
146 8-Core 206 238
27.8% 204 Pts
Min Avg Max
147 64-Core 206 237
13.9% 206 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 86.3
1-Core 70.6
2-Core 149
63% 102 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 214
29% 215 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.9
1-Core 88
2-Core 157
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 236
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 241
16% 241 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 88.8
2-Core 160
67% 110 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 210
30% 215 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.2
1-Core 85.2
2-Core 140
61% 99.3 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 212
29% 210 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 58.1
1-Core 77.6
2-Core 142
54% 92.6 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 235
32% 234 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.1
1-Core 73.4
2-Core 131
54% 89.9 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 169
25% 179 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.2
1-Core 78.6
2-Core 118
54% 87.4 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 181
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 187
13% 187 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 55
1-Core 82.6
2-Core 146
55% 94.7 Pts
4-Core 211
8-Core 209
29% 210 Pts
64-Core 209
14% 209 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,609,430 CPUs tested.

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Gaming 9%
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Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 8%
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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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Excellent

21 months ago.

cool and great single core-score for desktop apps.


Poor

1 month ago.

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


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