Intel Core i5-7300HQ: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i5-7300HQ

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i5-7300HQ sales 3 January 2017 at a recommended price of $250. This is Kaby Lake architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3500 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1440 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt. It supports DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133, DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 5.78 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Core i5-7300HQ processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.24
 
Market segment
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core i5
 
Architecture codename
Kaby Lake
 
Release date
3 January 2017
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$250
 
Price now
$888
 

Technical specs

Core i5-7300HQ's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i5-7300HQ's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
4
 
Base frequency
2.5 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
3.5 GHz
 
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
L3 cache
6 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 5 (Apple M1)
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i5-7300HQ compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
FCBGA1440
 
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-7300HQ. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Speed Shift
+
 
My WiFi
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
Smart Response
+
 

Security technologies

Core i5-7300HQ technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
MPX
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
OS Guard
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-7300HQ are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i5-7300HQ.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133, DDR3L-1600
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
37.5 GB/s
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i5-7300HQ.
Integrated graphics
 
Max video memory
64 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
1 GHz
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-7300HQ's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
DVI
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i5-7300HQ's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@30Hz
 
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 
Max resolution over VGA
N/A
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i5-7300HQ's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
OpenGL
4.5
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i5-7300HQ's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i5-7300HQ. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

5.78

3DMark06 CPU

6279

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

5435

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

18065

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

1.52

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

6

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

142

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

513

x264 encoding pass 1

161

x264 encoding pass 2

34

TrueCrypt AES

2.3

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

3195

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

9752

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit single-core

4022

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit multi-core

10525

Passmark

5130

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i5-7300HQ is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-7300HQ from AMD is Phenom II X4 P960, which is faster by 2% and higher by 16 positions in our rating.

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