Average Bench: 64.4% (467th of 1355)

Based on 53,910 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 48%Average: 64.4% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6300HQ averaged 35.6% 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 77.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 80.8Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300HQ is 23.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-6300HQ performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 303Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 301Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 53,910 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.8 Memory 77.7 87.1
48.4 1-Core 80.8 95.5
109 2-Core 159 179
63.6% 106 Pts
Min Avg Max
164 4-Core 296 337
184 8-Core 301 338
40.7% 298 Pts
Min Avg Max
189 64-Core 303 340
20.3% 303 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.6
1-Core 90.6
2-Core 168
70% 115 Pts
4-Core 328
8-Core 295
43% 311 Pts
64-Core 314
21% 314 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 94.8
2-Core 177
71% 118 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 321
44% 321 Pts
64-Core 324
22% 324 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.6
1-Core 81.7
2-Core 172
66% 111 Pts
4-Core 328
8-Core 323
44% 325 Pts
64-Core 323
22% 323 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.3
1-Core 96.1
2-Core 178
70% 118 Pts
4-Core 310
8-Core 330
43% 320 Pts
64-Core 340
23% 340 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 76.4
2-Core 154
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 236
33% 241 Pts
64-Core 282
19% 282 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.8
1-Core 73.1
2-Core 146
56% 94.5 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 334
46% 336 Pts
64-Core 323
22% 323 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.1
1-Core 74.2
2-Core 142
60% 97.4 Pts
4-Core 269
8-Core 283
37% 276 Pts
64-Core 286
19% 286 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.9
1-Core 84.4
2-Core 162
64% 107 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 331
38% 289 Pts
64-Core 330
22% 330 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,548,069 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6300HQ Builds (Compare 6,683 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-6300HQ Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi5-6300HQ
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$250.00
Clock Speed2.3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Max TDP45 W
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency950 MHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 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 ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

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 TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size42mm x 28mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1440

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Good

16 months ago.

Better than all U-class CPUs from the same era (skylake), including i7s


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