Average Bench: 64.3% (394th of 1265)

Based on 42,267 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 49%Average: 64.3% 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 78.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 80.8Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300HQ is 22.8%. 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 298Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 295Pts
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 42,267 samples)
Min Avg Max
60 Memory 78.4 87.2
41.3 1-Core 80.8 96.4
92.6 2-Core 159 181
63.8% 106 Pts
Min Avg Max
164 4-Core 291 337
179 8-Core 295 337
40% 293 Pts
Min Avg Max
187 64-Core 298 340
20% 298 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 86.2
2-Core 168
69% 114 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 318
42% 312 Pts
64-Core 306
20% 306 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 83
2-Core 172
67% 112 Pts
4-Core 329
8-Core 326
45% 327 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 82.4
1-Core 84.6
2-Core 167
67% 111 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 294
43% 308 Pts
64-Core 322
22% 322 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.7
1-Core 83.9
2-Core 171
67% 112 Pts
4-Core 327
8-Core 329
45% 328 Pts
64-Core 329
22% 329 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.8
1-Core 78.8
2-Core 170
65% 109 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 318
44% 318 Pts
64-Core 317
21% 317 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.9
1-Core 90.1
2-Core 174
66% 112 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 324
43% 318 Pts
64-Core 322
22% 322 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 79.9
2-Core 170
66% 110 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 267
35% 260 Pts
64-Core 294
20% 294 Pts
42,267 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,633,575 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6300HQ Builds (Compare 2,680 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER

Popular Core i5-6300HQ systems:

How Fast Is Your CPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 2020 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 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

1265 Processors (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different CPUs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $189Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i7-9700K $299Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $43
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback