CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6300HQ vs 7200U among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel 7200U 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel 7200U  based on its single-core performance and power consumption.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 6300HQ

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 6300HQ

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More l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Slightly more l3 cache 6 MB vs 3 MB 2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Higher GPU clock speed 350 MHz vs 300 MHz More than 15% higher GPU clock speed
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better 3DMark06 CPU score 57.3 vs 49.4 More than 15% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Slightly better PassMark score 5,995 vs 4,717 More than 25% better PassMark score
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.2 GHz vs 2.5 GHz Around 30% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
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Slightly higher clock speed 2.5 GHz vs 2.3 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Much better performance per watt 15.34 pt/W vs 4.41 pt/W Around 3.5x better performance per watt
Lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 36.56W 3x lower typical power consumption
Better turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 950 MHz More than 5% better turbo clock speed
Better CompuBench 1.5 T-Rex score 1.5 fps vs 1.14 fps More than 30% better CompuBench 1.5 T-Rex score
Newer Jul, 2016 vs Jul, 2015 Release date a year later
Lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 39.42 $/year 3x lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 10.84 $/year 3x lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 6300HQ vs 7200U

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 6300HQ
23.46 mHash/s
7200U
28.64 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i5 6300HQ
17.34 mPixels/s
7200U
-1 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 6300HQ
162.13 fps
7200U
199.21 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 6300HQ
1.14 fps
7200U
1.5 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (Video composition) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 6300HQ
9.37 fps
7200U
11.43 fps

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

7200U
49.4

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

7200U
4,717

PassMark (Single Core)

7200U
1,746

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 6300HQ  vs
7200U 
Clock speed 2.3 GHz 2.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.1 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 45W 15W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 4.41 pt/W 15.34 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 12.19W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 4,000 MT/s

details

Core i5 6300HQ  vs
7200U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.08 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.2 GHz 2.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.2 GHz 3.08 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 620
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed 950 MHz 1,000 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 65,536 MB 32,768 MB
Intel Core i5 6300HQ
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