Average Bench: 65.2% (160th of 1059)

Based on 7,377 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8250U CPU @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 65.2% Great: 80%
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-8250U averaged 34.8% 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.


Single Core Floating Point Speed 97.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 94.9Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8250U is 45.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-8250U performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 414Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 449Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 7,377 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.1 SC Int 93.7 104
49.3 SC Float 97.4 108
48.3 SC Mixed 94.9 106
76.2% 95.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
153 QC Int 318 409
166 QC Float 338 427
158 QC Mixed 321 417
73.8% 326 Pts
Min Avg Max
175 MC Int 403 530
213 MC Float 449 604
170 MC Mixed 414 573
63.1% 422 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 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 107
85% 107 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 424
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 61.7
MC Float 65.8
MC Mixed 61.9
9% 63.1 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 355
78% 347 Pts
MC Int 504
MC Float 483
MC Mixed 537
76% 508 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 102
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 369
QC Mixed 363
82% 361 Pts
MC Int 383
MC Float 429
MC Mixed 408
61% 407 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 368
QC Mixed 359
80% 353 Pts
MC Int 360
MC Float 359
MC Mixed 379
55% 366 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 103
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 323
QC Float 353
QC Mixed 342
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 367
MC Float 408
MC Mixed 375
57% 384 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.3
SC Float 87.1
SC Mixed 98.6
74% 92 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 248
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 371
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 388
59% 397 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.7
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 100
79% 98.7 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 215
QC Mixed 199
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 254
MC Float 302
MC Mixed 290
42% 282 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,963,408 CPUs tested.

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Gaming 17%
Desktop 57%
Workstation 35%
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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


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


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
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes


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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo


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28 days ago.

best budget laptop cpu


8 days ago.

A very good mobile CPU


22 days ago.



1 month ago.

Strong power


11 days ago.

fast performance on parallel processing


14 hrs ago.

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


9 days ago.

This CPU has Inconsistent behavior! i bought an ideapad 320 with this CPU and then i sold it after 2 weeks! its inconsistent behavior is obvious in its benchmark chart! i head to buy a Ryzen Laptop!


1 month ago.

i7 8550u보다 싸고 성능 차이는 거의 없음


9 days ago.

has many cores and threads and higher version


2 days ago.



2 days ago.

Gee Its brilliant

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