Average Bench: 67.2% (376th of 1316)

Based on 3,200 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6440HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 53%Average: 67.2% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6440HQ averaged 32.7% 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 78.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 90Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6440HQ is 20.7%. 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 330Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 329Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,200 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.1 Memory 78.3 86.9
51.5 1-Core 90 106
129 2-Core 179 200
68.3% 116 Pts
Min Avg Max
216 4-Core 325 374
240 8-Core 329 374
44.6% 327 Pts
Min Avg Max
235 64-Core 330 375
22.2% 330 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 85.4
1-Core 104
2-Core 199
76% 129 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 357
49% 358 Pts
64-Core 374
25% 374 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 85
1-Core 96.2
2-Core 144
68% 108 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 352
48% 351 Pts
64-Core 342
23% 342 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 91.7
2-Core 195
72% 124 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 333
46% 335 Pts
64-Core 322
22% 322 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.7
1-Core 40.4
2-Core 197
58% 105 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 333
48% 345 Pts
64-Core 339
23% 339 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.4
1-Core 80.1
2-Core 158
65% 107 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 304
40% 294 Pts
64-Core 308
21% 308 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.5
1-Core 83.6
2-Core 163
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 275
8-Core 290
38% 283 Pts
64-Core 289
19% 289 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 0.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 51.1
1-Core 13.3
2-Core 48.8
26% 37.7 Pts
4-Core 78
8-Core 70.4
10% 74.2 Pts
64-Core 40.5
3% 40.5 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,443,277 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6440HQ Builds (Compare 2,402 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
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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