Average Bench: 37% (580th of 1206)

Based on 20,062 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00040651, 0FABFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4300U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 23%Average: 37% Great: 44%
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5-4300U averaged 62.9% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 68.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 117Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4300U is 21%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4300U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 177Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 176Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,062 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.5 1-Core 68.5 84.5
62.8 2-Core 117 144
44.8% 92.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
104 4-Core 173 202
117 8-Core 176 202
23.9% 175 Pts
Min Avg Max
117 64-Core 177 202
11.9% 177 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 85.1
2-Core 140
55% 113 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 194
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 174
12% 174 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
1-Core 81.8
2-Core 142
54% 112 Pts
4-Core 179
8-Core 180
24% 180 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.7
2-Core 125
47% 97.8 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 182
26% 186 Pts
64-Core 160
11% 160 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
1-Core 71.6
2-Core 137
49% 104 Pts
4-Core 177
8-Core 182
24% 180 Pts
64-Core 168
11% 168 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.6
2-Core 127
47% 98.6 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 186
24% 179 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.2
2-Core 118
46% 94.6 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 164
23% 167 Pts
64-Core 146
10% 146 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,084,482 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-4300U Builds (Compare 4,879 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4300U Processor (3M Cache, up to 2.90 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor Numberi5-4300U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$281.00
Clock Speed1.9 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4400
Graphics Base Frequency200 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceNo
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

I/O

USB Revision3.0
# of USB Ports4
General Purpose IOYes
UARTYes
Total # of SATA Ports4
Integrated LANNo
Integrated IDENo
Max # of SATA 6.0 Gb/s Ports4

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations4x1, 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12
PCI SupportNo

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 TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Rapid Storage TechYes
Smart Connect TechYes
HD Audio TechYes
Matrix Storage TechNo
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
ME Firmware Version9.5

Package

Package Size40mm x 24mm x 1.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1168

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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