Average Bench: 59.2% (477th of 1239)

Based on 7,728 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3, 00000000000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4300M CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 45%Average: 59.2% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4300M averaged 40.7% 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 81.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 83.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4300M is 21.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4300M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 220Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 218Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,728 samples)
Min Avg Max
61 Memory 81.4 91.5
42.7 1-Core 83.1 96.8
82.3 2-Core 145 176
63.8% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
126 4-Core 216 249
135 8-Core 218 249
29.6% 217 Pts
Min Avg Max
140 64-Core 220 252
14.7% 220 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 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.8
1-Core 95.9
2-Core 173
74% 120 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 248
34% 246 Pts
64-Core 250
17% 250 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 47.5
2-Core 91.4
50% 73.9 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 242
33% 241 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
Memory 83.3
1-Core 86
2-Core 142
65% 104 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 223
30% 219 Pts
64-Core 230
16% 230 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.8
1-Core 97.5
2-Core 185
70% 120 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 242
33% 244 Pts
64-Core 240
16% 240 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 75
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 26.3
41% 51.8 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 51.2
24% 144 Pts
64-Core 53.1
4% 53.1 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.4
1-Core 75.1
2-Core 145
60% 98.8 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 53.5
15% 98.3 Pts
64-Core 238
16% 238 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4300M Builds (Compare 3,728 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

System: Dell Latitude E6440

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $339

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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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21 days ago.

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


Excellent

16 months ago.

Performs well on productivity and light video/music editing


Poor

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.


Good

28 days ago.

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


Good

4 months ago.

Still pretty fast today.


Excellent

4 months 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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