Average Bench: 63.6% (434th of 1307)

Based on 46,779 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 47%Average: 63.6% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6300HQ averaged 36.3% 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 77.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 80.8Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300HQ is 24.3%. 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 296Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 293Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 46,779 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.6 Memory 77.4 87.5
47.1 1-Core 80.8 95.8
94.6 2-Core 158 180
63.3% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
174 4-Core 289 336
186 8-Core 293 335
39.7% 291 Pts
Min Avg Max
186 64-Core 296 339
19.9% 296 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 86.5
1-Core 99.4
2-Core 181
74% 122 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 345
46% 340 Pts
64-Core 349
23% 349 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 83
2-Core 166
67% 111 Pts
4-Core 321
8-Core 324
44% 322 Pts
64-Core 320
22% 320 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.2
1-Core 89.5
2-Core 175
69% 115 Pts
4-Core 321
8-Core 321
44% 321 Pts
64-Core 323
22% 323 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.1
1-Core 83.4
2-Core 176
65% 112 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 282
39% 286 Pts
64-Core 282
19% 282 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 65.3
2-Core 135
58% 93.9 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 220
30% 220 Pts
64-Core 250
17% 250 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.9
1-Core 76.1
2-Core 152
60% 101 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 230
31% 227 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.1
1-Core 42.8
2-Core 77.9
44% 64.6 Pts
4-Core 158
8-Core 158
22% 158 Pts
64-Core 159
11% 159 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 42,154,645 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6300HQ Builds (Compare 4,464 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
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

Added n/a ago.

Good

3 months ago.

Stiil good except it have been launched 5ys ago


Good

1 month ago.

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


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