Average Bench: 58.6% (236th of 1117)

Based on 532 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7260U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 51%Average: 58.6% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-7260U averaged 41.3% 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 103Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 100Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7260U is just 11.2%. 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 278Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 292Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 532 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.4 SC Int 97.7 104
84.1 SC Float 103 108
80.7 SC Mixed 100 106
80.3% 100 Pts
Min Avg Max
209 QC Int 253 268
235 QC Float 287 302
224 QC Mixed 272 287
61.3% 271 Pts
Min Avg Max
224 MC Int 256 267
256 MC Float 292 304
243 MC Mixed 278 291
41.2% 275 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 97.1
SC Float 82
SC Mixed 98.5
74% 92.5 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 276
QC Mixed 282
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 261
MC Float 298
MC Mixed 289
42% 282 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 294
QC Mixed 274
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 246
MC Float 291
MC Mixed 273
40% 270 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.6
SC Float 92.3
SC Mixed 81.7
68% 85.2 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 272
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 250
MC Float 287
MC Mixed 271
40% 269 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.8
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 92.9
77% 96.5 Pts
QC Int 223
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 253
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 233
MC Float 278
MC Mixed 258
38% 257 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.1
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 79.6
74% 92.7 Pts
QC Int 243
QC Float 249
QC Mixed 228
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 224
MC Float 255
MC Mixed 245
36% 242 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,846,660 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-7260U Builds (Compare 24,473 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $100

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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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