Average Bench: 51.5% (693rd of 1385)

Based on 13,678 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3, 00000000000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4300M CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 27%Average: 51.5% Great: 64%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4300M averaged 48.5% 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 69.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 76.9Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4300M is 37.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4300M performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 201Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 200Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,678 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.8 Memory 69.1 89.2
35.8 1-Core 76.9 93.2
60.7 2-Core 135 170
55.7% 93.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
95.7 4-Core 197 246
107 8-Core 200 246
26.5% 199 Pts
Min Avg Max
95.5 64-Core 201 246
12.4% 201 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.6
1-Core 74.6
2-Core 141
62% 101 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 206
26% 196 Pts
64-Core 201
12% 201 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 78
1-Core 74.5
2-Core 135
58% 95.9 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 190
25% 187 Pts
64-Core 198
12% 198 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.7
1-Core 66.5
2-Core 130
54% 89.3 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 174
24% 178 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.6
1-Core 78.8
2-Core 138
57% 96.3 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 206
25% 190 Pts
64-Core 203
13% 203 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 41.5
1-Core 82.1
2-Core 143
49% 88.8 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 211
27% 206 Pts
64-Core 207
13% 207 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 44.6
1-Core 73.3
2-Core 116
45% 78 Pts
4-Core 150
8-Core 153
20% 151 Pts
64-Core 151
9% 151 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 33.7
1-Core 80.8
2-Core 124
44% 79.6 Pts
4-Core 177
8-Core 196
24% 187 Pts
64-Core 190
12% 190 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 6.75
1-Core 50.1
2-Core 124
28% 60.2 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 175
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 178
11% 178 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4300M Builds (Compare 1,247 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E6440

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $282

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4300M Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ4'13
Processor Numberi5-4300M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$225.00 - $227.00
Clock Speed2.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP37 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency400 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.25 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3
PCI Express Configurations1x16 or 2x8 or 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
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

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm x 4.7mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCPGA946

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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5 months ago.

Found an old Thinkpad with one in it. Hidden gem!


Excellent

5 months ago.

power is always there when you need it


Excellent

2 years ago.

I have it. I Upgrade from a i5 4210m and now its little bit better


Excellent

4 years ago.

Performs well on productivity and light video/music editing


Good

2 months ago.

buying old thinkpad with this processor in 2020 , still pretty good for web surfing, watch video streaming, and office stuff after upgrade some ram and ssd. don't expect to play game with this one.


Excellent

7 months ago.

This CPU was a beast for its time in the world of mobile computing.


Good

3 years ago.

Still pretty fast today.


Excellent

3 years ago.

I'm impressed with this CPU. It is way better (cooler & faster) than the older i7-2760QM that I've been using. But that could also be because of the newer technology in the rest of the laptop/motherboard as well.


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