Intel Core i7-5950HQ vs Core i5-8300H

Intel Core i7-5950HQ
Intel Core i5-8300H

General info

Comparing Core i7-5950HQ and Core i5-8300H processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
no data
 
15.59
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Core i7
 
Intel Core i5
Architecture codename
Broadwell
 
Coffee Lake-H
Release date
2 June 2015
 
2 April 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
$623
 
$250
Price now
no data
 
$250

Technical specs

Core i7-5950HQ and Core i5-8300H quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-5950HQ and Core i5-8300H performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
4
Number of threads
8
 
8
Base frequency
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2.3 GHz
Maximum frequency
3.8 GHz
 
4 GHz
L1 cache
256 KB
 
64K (per core)
L2 cache
1 MB
 
256K (per core)
L3 cache
6 MB
 
12 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
no data
 
126 mm2
Maximum core temperature
105 °C
 
100 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
no data
 
72 °C
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-5950HQ and Core i5-8300H 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 (Uniprocessor)
 
1
Socket
FCBGA1364
 
FCBGA1440
Power consumption (TDP)
47 Watt
 
45 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-5950HQ and Core i5-8300H. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
no data
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
-
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Speed Shift
no data
 
+
My WiFi
no data
 
+
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
+
 
+
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+
Flex Memory Access
+
 
+
Smart Response
+
 
no data
FDI
+
 
no data
Fast Memory Access
+
 
no data

Security technologies

Core i7-5950HQ and Core i5-8300H technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
-
EDB
+
 
+
Secure Key
+
 
+
MPX
-
 
+
Identity Protection
+
 
+
SGX
no data
 
Yes with Intel® ME
OS Guard
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-5950HQ and Core i5-8300H are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+
VT-d
no data
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
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+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-5950HQ and Core i5-8300H.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1600, DDR3L-1866, LPDDR3-1600, LPDDR3-1866
 
DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
64 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB/s
 
41.8 GB/s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i7-5950HQ and Core i5-8300H.
Max video memory
32 GB
 
64 GB
Quick Sync
+
 
+
Clear Video
+
 
+
Clear Video HD
+
 
+
Graphics max frequency
1.15 GHz
 
1 GHz
InTru 3D
+
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-5950HQ and Core i5-8300H integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
3
eDP
+
 
+
DisplayPort
+
 
+
HDMI
+
 
+
DVI
no data
 
+
VGA
+
 
no data

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-5950HQ and Core i5-8300H integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
no data
 
+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
2560x1600@60Hz
 
4096x2304@30Hz
Max resolution over eDP
no data
 
4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 
4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over VGA
no data
 
N/A

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i7-5950HQ and Core i5-8300H integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
11.2/12
 
12
OpenGL
4.3
 
4.5

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-5950HQ and Core i5-8300H.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-5950HQ and Core i5-8300H. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

i7-5950HQ 9.23
i5-8300H 9.29 +0.7%

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

i7-5950HQ 748
i5-8300H 805 +7.6%

Passmark

i7-5950HQ 7501
i5-8300H 7554 +0.7%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i7-5950HQ and Core i5-8300H are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i7-5950HQ

We are unaware of any advantages of Intel Core i7-5950HQ over Intel Core i5-8300H.

Advantages of Intel Core i5-8300H

0.7% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (2 April 2018 vs 2 June 2015)
Cheaper ($250 vs $623)
Less power hungry (45 vs 47 watts)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
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So, Core i7-5950HQ or Core i5-8300H?

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