Average Bench: 63.1% (420th of 1258)

Based on 4,884 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, 0000000000000000, 1F8BFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6400T CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 51%Average: 63.1% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6400T averaged 36.8% 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. Memory Latency 80.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 76.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6400T is just 18.2%. 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 273Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 272Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,884 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.9 Memory 80.1 87.7
61.4 1-Core 76.6 85.7
117 2-Core 148 163
62.1% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
178 4-Core 268 304
201 8-Core 272 303
36.8% 270 Pts
Min Avg Max
198 64-Core 273 306
18.3% 273 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 83.2
1-Core 84.9
2-Core 160
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 303
42% 303 Pts
64-Core 305
20% 305 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.2
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 137
62% 98 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 266
37% 268 Pts
64-Core 264
18% 264 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.9
1-Core 80.9
2-Core 157
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 292
40% 291 Pts
64-Core 291
20% 291 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.5
1-Core 84.3
2-Core 159
65% 108 Pts
4-Core 295
8-Core 294
40% 294 Pts
64-Core 299
20% 299 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.8
1-Core 66.2
2-Core 144
60% 97.7 Pts
4-Core 261
8-Core 258
36% 259 Pts
64-Core 259
17% 259 Pts
1151p, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 76.8
2-Core 150
63% 103 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 288
36% 272 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 31,575,892 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6400T Builds (Compare 170 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 73%
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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