Average Bench: 64.2% (156th of 980)

Based on 1,426 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8250U CPU @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 64.2% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-8250U averaged 35.7% 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 95.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 93.6Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8250U is 47.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-8250U performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 408Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 442Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,426 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.6 SC Int 91.3 104
44.7 SC Float 95.3 108
45.3 SC Mixed 93.6 106
74.7% 93.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
150 QC Int 315 410
162 QC Float 333 430
154 QC Mixed 316 420
72.8% 321 Pts
Min Avg Max
163 MC Int 390 532
218 MC Float 442 604
236 MC Mixed 408 574
61.8% 413 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 407
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 524
MC Float 600
MC Mixed 554
84% 559 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 359
QC Float 413
QC Mixed 420
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 431
MC Mixed 396
66% 441 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 105
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 391
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 396
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 495
MC Float 547
MC Mixed 507
77% 517 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 385
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 574
MC Mixed 530
80% 538 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 344
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 600
MC Mixed 502
81% 544 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 106
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 389
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 61.7
MC Float 68.1
MC Mixed 65.6
10% 65.1 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 77.5
SC Mixed 49.9
62% 77.2 Pts
QC Int 173
QC Float 185
QC Mixed 318
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 284
MC Float 285
MC Mixed 269
42% 279 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 103
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 176
QC Mixed 161
49% 215 Pts
MC Int 233
MC Float 229
MC Mixed 237
35% 233 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 24.7
SC Float 30.8
SC Mixed 32.9
24% 29.5 Pts
QC Int 104
QC Float 120
QC Mixed 117
26% 114 Pts
MC Int 178
MC Float 242
MC Mixed 267
34% 229 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,299,440 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-8250U Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake R
Launch DateQ3'17
Processor Numberi5-8250U
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$297.00
Clock Speed1.60 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.40 GHz
Bus Speed4 GT/s OPI
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
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 TypesDDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133
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
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size42mm X 24mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFC-BGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Excellent

13 days ago.

desktop performance in a small package at budget rate is to die for.


Excellent

11 days ago.

has many cores and threads and higher version


Excellent

18 days ago.

amazing


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