Average Bench: 64.1% (446th of 1323)

Based on 51,322 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 64.1% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6300HQ averaged 35.9% 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 77.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6300HQ is 25.3%. 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 301Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 298Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 51,322 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.8 Memory 77.3 86.6
42.9 1-Core 81.5 96.6
96.3 2-Core 160 181
63.7% 106 Pts
Min Avg Max
167 4-Core 294 338
178 8-Core 298 338
40.5% 296 Pts
Min Avg Max
178 64-Core 301 340
20.2% 301 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 82
1-Core 84.8
2-Core 168
67% 112 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 343
47% 342 Pts
64-Core 343
23% 343 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 93.6
2-Core 171
69% 115 Pts
4-Core 326
8-Core 324
44% 325 Pts
64-Core 331
22% 331 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.1
1-Core 92.7
2-Core 175
68% 115 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 336
46% 335 Pts
64-Core 336
22% 336 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.7
1-Core 92.1
2-Core 174
69% 115 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 333
44% 327 Pts
64-Core 327
22% 327 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 88.5
2-Core 171
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 333
43% 320 Pts
64-Core 331
22% 331 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.8
1-Core 86.5
2-Core 167
65% 110 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 340
46% 335 Pts
64-Core 333
22% 333 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.4
1-Core 85.4
2-Core 161
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 267
8-Core 317
39% 292 Pts
64-Core 326
22% 326 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.3
1-Core 62.4
2-Core 148
53% 91.3 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 331
45% 331 Pts
64-Core 335
22% 335 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 69
1-Core 79.1
2-Core 152
60% 100 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 191
30% 215 Pts
64-Core 274
18% 274 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,527,294 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6300HQ Builds (Compare 5,823 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
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

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Good

30 days ago.

Stiil good except it have been launched 5ys ago


Good

9 months ago.

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


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