Average Bench: 49.2% (374th of 1213)

Based on 3,542 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, 0000000000000000, 1F8BFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6400T CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 49.2% Great: 55%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6400T averaged 50.8% 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 76.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 149Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6400T is just 17.3%. 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 277Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 274Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,542 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.9 1-Core 76.9 85.6
114 2-Core 149 162
53.3% 113 Pts
Min Avg Max
186 4-Core 269 304
208 8-Core 274 305
37% 272 Pts
Min Avg Max
208 64-Core 277 306
18.6% 277 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 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.9
2-Core 165
59% 125 Pts
4-Core 281
8-Core 280
38% 280 Pts
64-Core 303
20% 303 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.3
2-Core 144
53% 111 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 272
38% 274 Pts
64-Core 270
18% 270 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.6
2-Core 151
54% 115 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 267
37% 268 Pts
64-Core 271
18% 271 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.1
2-Core 147
52% 111 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 261
29% 224 Pts
64-Core 258
17% 258 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.9
2-Core 62.5
26% 52.2 Pts
4-Core 71.7
8-Core 97.6
11% 84.6 Pts
64-Core 154
10% 154 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,213,940 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6400T Builds (Compare 809 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 30%
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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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