Average Bench: 53.8% (612th of 1239)

Based on 23,770 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00040651, 0FABFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4300U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 53.8% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4300U averaged 46.1% 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 78.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 69Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4300U is 22.1%. 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 176Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 175Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,770 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.2 Memory 78.4 90.7
29.7 1-Core 69 85.2
56.7 2-Core 116 144
56% 87.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
93 4-Core 172 202
109 8-Core 175 202
23.6% 173 Pts
Min Avg Max
111 64-Core 176 202
11.8% 176 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.3
1-Core 85.1
2-Core 140
66% 104 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 200
28% 201 Pts
64-Core 201
14% 201 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.1
1-Core 85.1
2-Core 149
67% 108 Pts
4-Core 192
8-Core 202
27% 197 Pts
64-Core 200
13% 200 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.5
1-Core 83.2
2-Core 135
64% 101 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 195
27% 196 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 36.8
2-Core 119
50% 79.4 Pts
4-Core 153
8-Core 173
22% 163 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 58.1
2-Core 97.1
52% 78.6 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 178
23% 170 Pts
64-Core 173
12% 173 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.8
1-Core 63.3
2-Core 111
54% 84.7 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 169
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 49.1
2-Core 96.3
51% 76.4 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 152
19% 143 Pts
64-Core 161
11% 161 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.8
1-Core 84.8
2-Core 130
60% 96.4 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 185
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,602,306 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

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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

 Comments

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Poor

3 months ago.

Would throttle to the lowest clock it could achieve (800 mhz) without a program called ThrottleStop, for no reason. Is faster than a mobile Haswell Pentium or Celeron, though.


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