Average Bench: 62.3% (468th of 1316)

Based on 7,027 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, 0000000000000000, 1F8BFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6400T CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 50%Average: 62.3% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6400T averaged 37.7% 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 78.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 76.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6400T is just 17.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-6400T performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 276Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 272Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,027 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.9 Memory 78.3 86.8
59.7 1-Core 76.5 85.3
118 2-Core 148 162
61.5% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
188 4-Core 268 301
202 8-Core 272 301
36.8% 270 Pts
Min Avg Max
215 64-Core 276 305
18.5% 276 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 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 147
62% 100 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 284
39% 287 Pts
64-Core 287
19% 287 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.5
1-Core 78.4
2-Core 152
64% 105 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 290
40% 290 Pts
64-Core 288
19% 288 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.4
1-Core 83.6
2-Core 159
65% 108 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 292
40% 295 Pts
64-Core 296
20% 296 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.6
1-Core 78.9
2-Core 158
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 293
40% 290 Pts
64-Core 295
20% 295 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.5
1-Core 75.7
2-Core 141
62% 100 Pts
4-Core 199
8-Core 236
29% 218 Pts
64-Core 257
17% 257 Pts
1151p, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.8
1-Core 69.8
2-Core 150
57% 96.6 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 274
38% 279 Pts
64-Core 285
19% 285 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.1
1-Core 77.8
2-Core 152
62% 103 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 254
30% 230 Pts
64-Core 266
18% 266 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,444,249 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6400T Builds (Compare 471 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-6400T Processor (6M Cache, up to 2.80 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi5-6400T
# 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$182.00
Clock Speed2.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.8 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP35 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015A (35W)

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 TypesDDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
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-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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