Average Bench: 53.1% (325th of 1206)

Based on 33,202 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 53.1% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6300HQ averaged 46.8% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 160Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300HQ is 24.6%. 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 299Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 33,202 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.8 1-Core 81.3 97.1
96.1 2-Core 160 182
56.9% 121 Pts
Min Avg Max
177 4-Core 295 339
194 8-Core 299 339
40.5% 297 Pts
Min Avg Max
212 64-Core 303 342
20.3% 303 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.5
2-Core 172
62% 131 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 328
45% 329 Pts
64-Core 325
22% 325 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.9
2-Core 175
63% 133 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 330
44% 324 Pts
64-Core 325
22% 325 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88.5
2-Core 162
60% 126 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 321
44% 320 Pts
64-Core 324
22% 324 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.5
2-Core 171
61% 129 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 324
41% 308 Pts
64-Core 330
22% 330 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.4
2-Core 166
56% 121 Pts
4-Core 293
8-Core 287
40% 290 Pts
64-Core 323
22% 323 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.7
2-Core 165
55% 119 Pts
4-Core 275
8-Core 315
40% 295 Pts
64-Core 307
21% 307 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.6
2-Core 171
48% 111 Pts
4-Core 283
8-Core 324
41% 303 Pts
64-Core 328
22% 328 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.8
2-Core 124
48% 98.7 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 168
26% 184 Pts
64-Core 205
14% 205 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,933,441 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6300HQ Builds (Compare 11,443 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

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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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