Average Bench: 56.5% (618th of 1357)

Based on 14,035 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, 1FABFBFF000306C3, 00000000000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4300M CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 56.5% Great: 67%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4300M averaged 43.4% 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 75.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4300M is 26.4%. 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 226Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 223Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,035 samples)
Min Avg Max
52 Memory 75.1 90.7
34.3 1-Core 81 94.4
69.1 2-Core 144 173
61% 100 Pts
Min Avg Max
116 4-Core 222 256
104 8-Core 223 256
30.4% 222 Pts
Min Avg Max
126 64-Core 226 258
15.1% 226 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 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.9
1-Core 93.7
2-Core 163
72% 116 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 251
34% 248 Pts
64-Core 259
17% 259 Pts
Socket PGA946B, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.1
1-Core 87.5
2-Core 145
67% 107 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 235
32% 234 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
Memory 83.6
1-Core 22.7
2-Core 102
45% 69.6 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 257
34% 254 Pts
64-Core 256
17% 256 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.8
1-Core 90.1
2-Core 160
68% 112 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 243
33% 242 Pts
64-Core 240
16% 240 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 93.3
2-Core 154
68% 110 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 208
30% 217 Pts
64-Core 198
13% 198 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.9
1-Core 84.4
2-Core 150
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 247
30% 226 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.6
1-Core 92.8
2-Core 170
66% 112 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 238
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 239
16% 239 Pts
Socket PGA946B, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.4
1-Core 53.3
2-Core 84.1
45% 68.6 Pts
4-Core 140
8-Core 136
19% 138 Pts
64-Core 143
10% 143 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4300M Builds (Compare 3,307 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: 54% - Above average Total price: $293

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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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9 months ago.

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


Excellent

16 months ago.

power is always there when you need it


Excellent

21 months ago.

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


Excellent

3 years ago.

Performs well on productivity and light video/music editing


Good

5 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

6 days ago.

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


Good

2 years ago.

Still pretty fast today.


Excellent

2 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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