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Intel Core i5-7300HQ

Intel 7300HQ

The Intel Core i5-7300HQ is a quad-core processor for notebooks based on the Kaby Lake architecture and was announced in January 2017. Compared to the faster Core i7 models, the Core i5 does not support Hyper Threading and has lower clocks. The CPU cores run at 2.5 - 3.5 GHz (4 cores up to 3.1, 2 cores up to 3.3 GHz). The processor is also equipped with the HD Graphics 630 GPU as well as a dual-channel memory controller (DDR3L-1600/DDR4-2400). It is manufactured in a 14nm process with FinFET transistors.

Architecture

Intel basically uses the same micro architecture compared to Skylake, so the per-MHz performance does not differ. The manufacturer only reworked the Speed Shift technology for faster dynamic adjustments of voltages and clocks, and the improved 14nm process allows much higher frequencies combined with better efficiency than before.

Performance

The performance should be quite similar to the old Core i5-6440HQ (2.6 - 3.5 GHz, Skylake) that offers the same per-MHz performance and only 100 MHz higher core speed. The performance is therefore sufficient even for demanding tasks.

Graphics

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 630 has 24 Execution Units (similar to previous HD Graphics 530) running at 350 - 1000 MHz (i7 models up to 1100). The performance depends a lot on the memory configuration; it should be comparable to a dedicated Nvidia GeForce 920M in combination with fast DDR4-2133 dual-channel memory.

Contrary to Skylake, Kaby Lake now supports hardware decoding for H.265/HEVC Main 10 with a 10-bit color depth as well as Google's VP9 codec. The dual-core Kaby Lake processors, which were announced in January, should also support HDCP 2.2.

Power Consumption

The chip is manufactured in an improved 14nm process with FinFET transistors, which improves the efficiency even further. Intel still specifies the TDP with 45 Watts, but it can also be reduced to 35 Watts by the notebook manufacturers (cTDP down). This will obviously affect the performance, because the Turbo Boost cannot be maintained for longer periods.

SeriesIntel Core i5
CodenameKaby Lake
Clock Rate2500 - 3500 MHz
Level 1 Cache256 KB
Level 2 Cache1024 KB
Level 3 Cache6144 KB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 4
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)45 Watt
Manufacturing Technology14 nm
Max. Temperature100 °C
FeaturesDual-Channel DDR4 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
GPUIntel HD Graphics 630 (300 - 1000 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Hardware VirtualizationVT-x, VT-d
Starting Price $250 U.S.
Announcement Date01/03/2017

Benchmarks

Geekbench 4.1 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
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min: 8081     avg: 9560 (63%)     median: 9560 (63%)     max: 11039 Points
Geekbench 4.1 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
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min: 3387     avg: 3773 (79%)     median: 3773 (79%)     max: 4159 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - Compute OpenCL Score
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min: 72902     avg: 78053.5 (48%)     median: 78053.5 (48%)     max: 83205 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
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min: 8085     avg: 9305 (34%)     median: 9305 (34%)     max: 10525 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
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min: 3387     avg: 3724 (66%)     median: 3724 (66%)     max: 4061 Points
Octane V2 - Total Score
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min: 33589     avg: 33589 (70%)     median: 33589 (70%)     max: 33589 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
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min: 133     avg: 142 (73%)     median: 142 (73%)     max: 148 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
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min: 503     avg: 511.4 (24%)     median: 511 (24%)     max: 520 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score
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min: 1044.1     avg: 1044.1 (2%)     median: 1044.1 (2%)     max: 1044.1 ms
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
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min: 9728     avg: 9740 (31%)     median: 9740 (31%)     max: 9752 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
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min: 3195     avg: 3195 (69%)     median: 3195 (69%)     max: 3195 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
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min: 6143     avg: 6545 (29%)     median: 6578 (29%)     max: 6881 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
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min: 4573     avg: 4687 (12%)     median: 4671.5 (12%)     max: 4832 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
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min: 46577     avg: 48844 (71%)     median: 48844 (71%)     max: 51111 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
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min: 39401     avg: 45044.5 (68%)     median: 45044.5 (68%)     max: 50688 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
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min: 43459     avg: 49747.7 (32%)     median: 52587 (34%)     max: 53197 Points
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m
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min: 347.805     avg: 347.8 (4%)     median: 347.8 (4%)     max: 347.805 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m
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min: 10.979     avg: 11 (2%)     median: 11 (2%)     max: 10.979 seconds
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
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min: 5382     avg: 5972 (36%)     median: 5970 (36%)     max: 6627 points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
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min: 1.51     avg: 1.5 (68%)     median: 1.5 (68%)     max: 1.51 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
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min: 5.81     avg: 5.8 (24%)     median: 5.8 (24%)     max: 5.81 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
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min: 6594     avg: 6594 (73%)     median: 6594 (73%)     max: 6594 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
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min: 21912     avg: 21912 (54%)     median: 21912 (54%)     max: 21912 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
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min: 4920     avg: 5315.7 (72%)     median: 5502 (74%)     max: 5525 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
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min: 17618     avg: 18072.7 (36%)     median: 18296 (37%)     max: 18304 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M -
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min: 11.294     avg: 11.3 (2%)     median: 11.3 (2%)     max: 11.294 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M -
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min: 24.894     avg: 24.9 (1%)     median: 24.9 (1%)     max: 24.894 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M -
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min: 590     avg: 590 (3%)     median: 590 (3%)     max: 590 Seconds
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Reviews for the Intel Core i5 7300HQ processor

Acer Aspire Nitro BE VN7-793G-5811 (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook), 17.3")
» Acer Aspire V17 Nitro BE VN7-793G (7300HQ, GTX 1050 Ti, FHD) Laptop Review - Review

Acer Aspire V17 Nitro BE VN7-793G-52XN (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), 17.3")
» Acer Aspire V17 Nitro BE VN7-793G (7300HQ, GTX 1060, FHD, Eye-Tracking) Laptop Review - Review
» Acer Aspire V17 Nitro BE VN7-793G-52XN - External Review

Acer Aspire V17 Nitro BE VN7-793G-5811 (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook), 17.3")
» Acer Aspire V17 Nitro BE VN7-793G-5811 - External Review

Acer Aspire VX15 VX5-591G-589S (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 15.6")
» Acer Aspire VX 15 VX5-591G (7300HQ, GTX 1050, Full HD) Laptop Review - Review

Acer Aspire VX5-591G-5497 (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 15.6")
» Acer Aspire VX5-591G-5497 - External Review

Acer Aspire VX5-591G-54PD (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 15.6")
» Acer Aspire VX5-591G-54PD - External Review

Acer Aspire VX5-591G-5652 (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 15.6")
» Acer Aspire VX5-591G-5652 - External Review

Acer Aspire VX5-591G-56B4 (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook), 15.6")
» Acer Aspire VX5-591G-56B4 - External Review

Acer Aspire VX5-591G-58TC (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 15.6")
» Acer Aspire VX5-591G-58TC - External Review

Asus FX502VM-FY361T (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), 15.6")
» Asus FX502VM-FY361T - External Review

Asus Strix GL753VD-GC043T (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 17.3")
» Asus Strix GL753VD-GC043T - External Review

Dell Inspiron 15 7567-5372 (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook), 15.6")
» Dell Inspiron 15 7567-5372 - External Review

Dell Inspiron 15-5577 (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 15.6")
» Dell Inspiron 15-5577 - External Review

Dell Precision 5520, Core i5-7300HQ (NVIDIA Quadro M1200, 15.6")
» Dell Precision 5520, Core i5-7300HQ - External Review

Dell XPS 15 2017 9560 (7300HQ, Full-HD) (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 15.6")
» Dell XPS 15 2017 9560 (7300HQ, Full-HD) Notebook Review - Review

HP Omen 15-ax210nd (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 15.6")
» HP Omen 15-ax210nd - External Review

HP Omen 15-ax210ns (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 15.6")
» HP Omen 15-ax210ns - External Review

HP Omen 15-ce000ng (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 15.6")
» HP Omen 15-ce000ng - External Review

HP Pavilion 15-bc201ng (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 15.6")
» HP Pavilion 15-bc201ng - External Review

HP Pavilion 15-bc210nd (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 15.6")
» HP Pavilion 15-bc210nd - External Review

HP Pavilion 17-ab201na (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 17.3")
» HP Pavilion 17-ab201na - External Review

Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN-80WK0028RK (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook), 15.6")
» Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN-80WK0028RK - External Review

Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN-80WK0042GE (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook), 15.6")
» Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN-80WK0042GE - External Review

Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN-80WK004VGE (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 15.6")
» Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN-80WK004VGE - External Review

Lenovo Legion Y520-80WK0005MX (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 15.6")
» Lenovo Legion Y520-80WK0005MX - External Review

Lenovo Legion Y520-80WK001SMX (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook), 15.6")
» Lenovo Legion Y520-80WK001SMX - External Review

Lenovo Legion Y720-15IKB 80VR000QRK (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), 15.6")
» Lenovo Legion Y720-15IKB 80VR000QRK - External Review

MSI GL62 7QF-1668XES (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M, 15.6")
» MSI GL62 7QF-1668XES - External Review

MSI GL62M 7RD-1031XES (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), 15.6")
» MSI GL62M 7RD-1031XES - External Review

MSI GL62M 7RE-407 (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook), 15.6")
» MSI GL62M 7RE-407 - External Review

MSI GL72 7QF-1044XRU (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M, 17.3")
» MSI GL72 7QF-1044XRU - External Review

MSI GP62 7QF-1692 Leopard Pro (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M, 15.6")
» MSI GP62 7QF-1692 Leopard Pro - External Review

MSI GP62MVR 7RF-454XES (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), 15.6")
» MSI GP62MVR 7RF-454XES - External Review

Origin PC Eon15-S 2017 (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook), 15.6")
» Origin PC Eon15-S 2017 - External Review

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Other CPUs of the series Intel Core i5

» Intel Core i5 7440HQ
   2.8 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i5 6440HQ
   2.6 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i5 7300HQ
   2.5 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i5 6350HQ
   2.3 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i5 6300HQ
   2.3 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i5 7287U
   3.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 7360U
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 7267U
   3.1 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 5350H
   3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 7300U
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 6287U
   3.1 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 4340M
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5287U
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 7260U
   2.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 6267U
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 4210H
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4330M
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4200H
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5257U
   2.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4308U
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4310M
   2.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4400E
   2.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4300M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 7200U
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 6360U
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 4210M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 6300U
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4288U
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4278U
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3380M
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3360M
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4200M
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3340M
   2.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 6260U
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 3320M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4258U
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3230M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 6198DU
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 6200U
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5300U
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5350U
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3210M
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2540M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4310U
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4360U
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5200U
   2.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5250U
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4300U
   1.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4350U
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2520M
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 7Y54
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 2450M
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 580M
   2.67 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2435M
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2430M
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2415M
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2410M
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3437U
   1.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 560M
   2.67 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4210U
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4260U
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3427U
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4402E
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4200U
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4250U
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 480M
   2.67 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 540M
   2.53 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 460M
   2.53 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3337U
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 520M
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 450M
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3317U
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 430M
   2.26 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4300Y
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4302Y
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2557M
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3439Y
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4202Y
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4220Y
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4210Y
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2467M
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3339Y
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4200Y
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2537M
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 560UM
   1.33 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 470UM
   1.33 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 540UM
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 520UM
   1.06 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 430UM
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- AMD FX-Series (Desktop) FX-8350
   4 GHz / 8 MB + 8 MB
- Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 975
   3.33 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
- Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 2500K
   3.3 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
- Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 6600T
   2.7 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
- Intel Core i5 6440HQ
   2.6 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i5 7300HQ
   2.5 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
+ Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 4460
   3.2 GHz / 1024 KB + 6144 KB
+ Intel Core i7 3632QM
   2.2 GHz / 1024 KB + 6144 KB
+ Intel Core i5 6350HQ
   2.3 GHz / 1024 KB + 6144 KB
+ Intel Core i5 6300HQ
   2.3 GHz / 1024 KB + 6144 KB
+ Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 4430
   3 GHz / 1024 KB + 6144 KB
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2017-01- 3)