Average Bench: 61.9% (511th of 1355)

Based on 7,842 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, 0000000000000000, 1F8BFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6400T CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 47%Average: 61.9% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6400T averaged 38.0% 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 77.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6400T is 20.7%. 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 272Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 271Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,842 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.3 Memory 77.8 87
56 1-Core 75.5 84.6
109 2-Core 146 160
60.8% 99.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
169 4-Core 267 301
187 8-Core 271 302
36.7% 269 Pts
Min Avg Max
195 64-Core 272 303
18.3% 272 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1151p, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz
Memory 87.7
1-Core 79.6
2-Core 157
66% 108 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 302
42% 305 Pts
64-Core 304
20% 304 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.5
1-Core 78.9
2-Core 154
64% 105 Pts
4-Core 291
8-Core 282
39% 287 Pts
64-Core 282
19% 282 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 79.6
2-Core 122
60% 94.6 Pts
4-Core 285
8-Core 286
39% 285 Pts
64-Core 199
13% 199 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 83.3
2-Core 156
65% 107 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 291
39% 285 Pts
64-Core 276
18% 276 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 81.7
2-Core 153
65% 106 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 280
36% 266 Pts
64-Core 280
19% 280 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 85
1-Core 81
2-Core 148
65% 105 Pts
4-Core 247
8-Core 283
36% 265 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 84.2
1-Core 77.3
2-Core 146
63% 102 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 194
33% 231 Pts
64-Core 168
11% 168 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.9
1-Core 74.1
2-Core 145
60% 99 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 249
34% 248 Pts
64-Core 272
18% 272 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,522,714 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6400T Builds (Compare 580 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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