Average Bench: 67.9% (334th of 1276)

Based on 2,455 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6440HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 52%Average: 67.9% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6440HQ averaged 32.1% 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 79.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 89Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6440HQ is 23.3%. 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 331Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 328Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,455 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.5 Memory 79.7 88.5
52.6 1-Core 89 106
117 2-Core 178 201
68.3% 115 Pts
Min Avg Max
196 4-Core 325 377
228 8-Core 328 377
44.5% 326 Pts
Min Avg Max
227 64-Core 331 378
22.2% 331 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 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 104
2-Core 196
76% 128 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 371
51% 370 Pts
64-Core 374
25% 374 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.1
1-Core 108
2-Core 200
78% 131 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 339
46% 338 Pts
64-Core 344
23% 344 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 103
2-Core 197
75% 127 Pts
4-Core 355
8-Core 364
49% 360 Pts
64-Core 366
25% 366 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.7
1-Core 99.6
2-Core 191
72% 123 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 373
51% 375 Pts
64-Core 369
25% 369 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.9
1-Core 99.4
2-Core 194
75% 127 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 338
43% 322 Pts
64-Core 334
22% 334 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.5
1-Core 85.2
2-Core 181
68% 115 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 330
44% 325 Pts
64-Core 321
22% 321 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.5
1-Core 89.3
2-Core 182
67% 115 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 249
40% 285 Pts
64-Core 332
22% 332 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.1
1-Core 94.4
2-Core 186
69% 118 Pts
4-Core 279
8-Core 262
37% 270 Pts
64-Core 239
16% 239 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 36,083,696 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6440HQ Builds (Compare 1,335 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

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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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