Average Bench: 55.8% (595th of 1323)

Based on 12,958 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3, 00000000000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4300M CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 55.8% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4300M averaged 44.2% 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 74.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 82Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4300M is 26%. 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 216Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 213Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,958 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.7 Memory 74.8 90.5
37.9 1-Core 82 96.3
72.7 2-Core 144 175
61.1% 100 Pts
Min Avg Max
112 4-Core 215 249
69.5 8-Core 213 249
29.3% 214 Pts
Min Avg Max
97.3 64-Core 216 252
14.5% 216 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 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.6
1-Core 88.4
2-Core 144
66% 106 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 238
32% 237 Pts
64-Core 241
16% 241 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.7
1-Core 85.9
2-Core 167
65% 109 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 250
34% 252 Pts
64-Core 257
17% 257 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.5
1-Core 50.1
2-Core 163
56% 95.8 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 249
34% 248 Pts
64-Core 249
17% 249 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.9
1-Core 79.8
2-Core 167
62% 106 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 252
35% 253 Pts
64-Core 259
17% 259 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.3
1-Core 66.4
2-Core 139
53% 89.1 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 251
35% 252 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,389,709 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i5-4300M Builds (Compare 2,737 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E6440

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $292

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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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2 months ago.

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


Excellent

9 months ago.

power is always there when you need it


Excellent

14 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

Performs well on productivity and light video/music editing


Poor

4 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.


Poor

1 month ago.

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


Good

23 months ago.

Still pretty fast today.


Excellent

23 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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