Average Bench: 68.7% (311th of 1256)

Based on 2,098 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6440HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 54%Average: 68.7% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6440HQ averaged 31.2% 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 80.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 90Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6440HQ is 21.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-6440HQ performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 335Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 334Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,098 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.8 Memory 80.4 88.5
57.6 1-Core 90 107
124 2-Core 179 201
69% 117 Pts
Min Avg Max
215 4-Core 330 378
244 8-Core 334 378
45.3% 332 Pts
Min Avg Max
250 64-Core 335 379
22.5% 335 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.6
1-Core 30.2
2-Core 160
57% 94.8 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 276
40% 286 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
Memory 84.2
1-Core 27.8
2-Core 96.3
46% 69.4 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 324
47% 341 Pts
64-Core 361
24% 361 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.6
1-Core 78.5
2-Core 187
70% 118 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 338
45% 331 Pts
64-Core 324
22% 324 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84
1-Core 106
2-Core 203
77% 131 Pts
4-Core 346
8-Core 337
47% 341 Pts
64-Core 356
24% 356 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 93.3
2-Core 185
72% 121 Pts
4-Core 325
8-Core 340
45% 332 Pts
64-Core 327
22% 327 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.5
1-Core 80.5
2-Core 159
66% 108 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 306
42% 305 Pts
64-Core 306
21% 306 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,625,477 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6440HQ Builds (Compare 3,375 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-6440HQ Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi5-6440HQ
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$250.00
Clock Speed2.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.5 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Max TDP45 W
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency950 MHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

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 TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size42mm x 28mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1440

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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