Average Bench: 58.1% (248th of 1132)

Based on 21,343 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 42%Average: 58.1% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6300HQ averaged 41.9% 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

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 319Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 301Pts

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 308Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 327Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,343 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.3 SC Int 76.7 92.1
51.3 SC Float 83.3 99.9
49.1 SC Mixed 79.8 96
63.9% 79.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
181 QC Int 285 333
213 QC Float 319 362
199 QC Mixed 301 345
68.3% 302 Pts
Min Avg Max
223 MC Int 294 333
248 MC Float 327 361
225 MC Mixed 308 345
46.3% 310 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
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)
SC Int 79
SC Float 94.5
SC Mixed 91.7
71% 88.4 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 334
QC Mixed 341
76% 336 Pts
MC Int 330
MC Float 351
MC Mixed 344
51% 342 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.3
SC Float 89.5
SC Mixed 84.9
68% 85.2 Pts
QC Int 324
QC Float 353
QC Mixed 336
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 320
MC Float 350
MC Mixed 334
50% 335 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.8
SC Float 86.1
SC Mixed 84
64% 80.3 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 320
QC Mixed 336
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 314
MC Float 319
MC Mixed 288
46% 307 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.7
SC Float 93.9
SC Mixed 84.5
70% 87.7 Pts
QC Int 325
QC Float 361
QC Mixed 328
76% 338 Pts
MC Int 327
MC Float 356
MC Mixed 339
51% 341 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.6
SC Float 85.8
SC Mixed 82
65% 81.5 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 338
QC Mixed 317
72% 318 Pts
MC Int 294
MC Float 341
MC Mixed 319
48% 318 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.1
SC Float 85
SC Mixed 81.5
65% 80.9 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 323
QC Mixed 316
70% 311 Pts
MC Int 307
MC Float 329
MC Mixed 293
46% 310 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.1
SC Float 56.2
SC Mixed 48.9
47% 58.4 Pts
QC Int 197
QC Float 341
QC Mixed 182
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 165
MC Float 308
MC Mixed 146
30% 206 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,636,403 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6300HQ Builds (Compare 6,534 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
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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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