Average Bench: 63.8% (192nd of 1117)

Based on 17,375 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8250U CPU @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 63.8% Great: 79%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-8250U averaged 36.2% 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 96.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 94Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8250U is 44.1%. 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 412Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 444Pts
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 17,375 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.5 SC Int 91.8 102
48.7 SC Float 96.7 108
48.5 SC Mixed 94 105
75.3% 94.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
153 QC Int 308 399
165 QC Float 331 425
155 QC Mixed 312 408
71.8% 317 Pts
Min Avg Max
180 MC Int 397 525
124 MC Float 444 598
208 MC Mixed 412 567
62.4% 417 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 101
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 406
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 523
MC Float 593
MC Mixed 570
84% 562 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 327
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 331
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 243
MC Float 594
MC Mixed 568
69% 468 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 100
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 368
QC Mixed 339
81% 358 Pts
MC Int 455
MC Float 522
MC Mixed 480
73% 486 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.9
SC Float 99.8
SC Mixed 98.3
78% 98 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 359
QC Mixed 323
76% 334 Pts
MC Int 426
MC Float 566
MC Mixed 263
62% 419 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.4
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 96.1
76% 95.6 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 299
68% 301 Pts
MC Int 482
MC Float 535
MC Mixed 521
77% 513 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.1
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 277
QC Mixed 279
60% 267 Pts
MC Int 367
MC Float 403
MC Mixed 394
58% 388 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 61.5
SC Float 70.9
SC Mixed 69.4
54% 67.3 Pts
QC Int 239
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 254
57% 254 Pts
MC Int 341
MC Float 388
MC Mixed 365
54% 365 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.3
SC Float 79.7
SC Mixed 63.7
58% 72.2 Pts
QC Int 175
QC Float 186
QC Mixed 167
40% 176 Pts
MC Int 261
MC Float 318
MC Mixed 378
48% 319 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 43.4
SC Float 44.4
SC Mixed 55.2
38% 47.7 Pts
QC Int 146
QC Float 157
QC Mixed 151
34% 151 Pts
MC Int 248
MC Float 274
MC Mixed 268
39% 263 Pts
17,375 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,763,778 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-8250U Builds (Compare 2,428 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Acer Aspire A515-51G

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER

Popular Core i5-8250U systems:

How Fast Is Your CPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2018 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance and price.

 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

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

4 days ago.

123


Good

2 days ago.

fast performance on parallel processing


Excellent

23 days ago.

Great


Poor

12 days ago.

i use it can play very high fps but it just very hot when you play somegame (GTA V - Farcry 5 ) i think this is a very good cpu


Good

3 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!


Excellent

8 days ago.

15W's revolution


Good

18 hrs ago.

good performance!


Good

1 day ago.

bang 4 buck


Your
opinion?
1117 Processors (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different CPUs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $318Nvidia GTX 1070 $413Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $289Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i7-7700K $275AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $176SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $74G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback