Average Bench: 58.2% (244th of 1128)

Based on 650 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7260U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 50%Average: 58.2% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-7260U averaged 41.7% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 102Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 99.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7260U is just 11.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-7260U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 277Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 291Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 650 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.4 SC Int 97.1 104
84 SC Float 102 108
80.7 SC Mixed 99.7 106
79.8% 99.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
206 QC Int 251 267
235 QC Float 286 302
222 QC Mixed 270 287
60.9% 269 Pts
Min Avg Max
222 MC Int 254 267
254 MC Float 291 304
238 MC Mixed 277 291
41% 274 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 257
QC Float 299
QC Mixed 277
63% 277 Pts
MC Int 256
MC Float 303
MC Mixed 282
42% 280 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 95.8
SC Mixed 105
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 255
QC Float 300
QC Mixed 274
63% 276 Pts
MC Int 260
MC Float 293
MC Mixed 280
42% 277 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.1
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 98.9
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 256
QC Float 285
QC Mixed 276
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 250
MC Float 297
MC Mixed 280
41% 276 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.4
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 103
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 292
QC Mixed 263
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 249
MC Float 280
MC Mixed 266
40% 265 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.5
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 100
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 238
QC Float 271
QC Mixed 264
58% 257 Pts
MC Int 240
MC Float 281
MC Mixed 262
39% 261 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.4
SC Float 75.7
SC Mixed 92
69% 85.7 Pts
QC Int 233
QC Float 273
QC Mixed 257
58% 254 Pts
MC Int 249
MC Float 281
MC Mixed 260
39% 264 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 100
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 96.4
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 245
58% 254 Pts
MC Int 223
MC Float 286
MC Mixed 256
38% 255 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,962,467 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-7260U Builds (Compare 27,373 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $86

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-7260U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi5-7260U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.20 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.40 GHz
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 640
Graphics Base Frequency300.00 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency950.00 MHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory32 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 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 Configurations1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12

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 TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size42x24x1.3
Max CPU Configuration1

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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