Average Bench: 65% (465th of 1369)

Based on 52,591 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 49%Average: 65% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6300HQ averaged 34.9% 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 Speed 83.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300HQ is 22.7%. 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 Speed 311Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 309Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 52,591 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.8 Memory 77.4 86.1
58 1-Core 83.1 97.9
116 2-Core 163 184
63.2% 108 Pts
Min Avg Max
189 4-Core 305 351
219 8-Core 309 351
41% 307 Pts
Min Avg Max
211 64-Core 311 350
19.2% 311 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 84.2
1-Core 85.6
2-Core 169
67% 113 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 250
33% 249 Pts
64-Core 235
15% 235 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.2
1-Core 86.6
2-Core 170
66% 113 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 278
35% 268 Pts
64-Core 263
16% 263 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.6
1-Core 75.4
2-Core 145
58% 98.5 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 285
38% 284 Pts
64-Core 271
17% 271 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.9
1-Core 80.1
2-Core 153
60% 102 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 286
37% 278 Pts
64-Core 301
19% 301 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.1
1-Core 77
2-Core 149
59% 100 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 262
33% 251 Pts
64-Core 256
16% 256 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.8
1-Core 78.5
2-Core 153
57% 99.4 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 251
33% 248 Pts
64-Core 308
19% 308 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 67
1-Core 83
2-Core 148
58% 99.2 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 211
29% 214 Pts
64-Core 217
13% 217 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.9
1-Core 51.1
2-Core 121
43% 74.9 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 229
30% 224 Pts
64-Core 240
15% 240 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,938,305 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6300HQ Builds (Compare 1,889 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
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

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