Average Bench: 37.2% (579th of 1206)

Based on 20,622 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00040651, 0FABFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4300U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 22%Average: 37.2% 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 62.8% 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 69Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 117Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4300U is 21.9%. 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 179Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 178Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,622 samples)
Min Avg Max
34.3 1-Core 69 84.5
68.9 2-Core 117 143
45% 93.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
102 4-Core 173 202
119 8-Core 178 202
24% 176 Pts
Min Avg Max
123 64-Core 179 202
12% 179 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.8
2-Core 143
55% 114 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 199
28% 200 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.6
2-Core 128
52% 105 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 198
28% 200 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
Socket BGA1168, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.5
2-Core 133
52% 107 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 196
26% 195 Pts
64-Core 180
12% 180 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.6
2-Core 140
52% 109 Pts
4-Core 192
8-Core 198
26% 195 Pts
64-Core 200
13% 200 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.2
2-Core 136
53% 109 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 168
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 49.4
2-Core 97.5
35% 73.4 Pts
4-Core 136
8-Core 138
19% 137 Pts
64-Core 143
10% 143 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,610,001 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-4300U Builds (Compare 4,678 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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