Average Bench: 53.5% (626th of 1276)

Based on 39,902 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300U CPU @ 2.40GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6300U averaged 46.4% 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 71.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 76.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300U is 20.3%. 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 210Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 208Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 39,902 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.2 Memory 71.8 87.1
44.1 1-Core 76.2 91.1
84.1 2-Core 136 165
57.9% 94.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
125 4-Core 206 238
134 8-Core 208 239
28.2% 207 Pts
Min Avg Max
144 64-Core 210 240
14.1% 210 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 88.8
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 166
67% 111 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 239
33% 240 Pts
64-Core 243
16% 243 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 81
1-Core 71.4
2-Core 140
60% 97.5 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 220
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.8
1-Core 85.8
2-Core 135
61% 99 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 212
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.2
1-Core 53.6
2-Core 126
52% 84.7 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 228
31% 225 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.1
1-Core 89.8
2-Core 159
64% 108 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 224
30% 223 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.1
1-Core 75.1
2-Core 167
64% 108 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 193
25% 187 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.9
1-Core 91.5
2-Core 136
61% 99.6 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 236
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 51.5
1-Core 80.7
2-Core 154
54% 95.3 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 222
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,635,954 CPUs tested.

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Gaming 9%
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Desktop
Desktop 56%
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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

13 months ago.

cool and great single core-score for desktop apps.


Terrible

10 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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