Average Bench: 62.4% (212th of 1128)

Based on 29,956 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8250U CPU @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 62.4% Great: 79%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-8250U averaged 37.5% 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 94.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 92Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8250U is 45.3%. 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 446Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,956 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.9 SC Int 89 102
47.9 SC Float 94.3 108
47.1 SC Mixed 92 105
73.4% 91.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
150 QC Int 300 396
161 QC Float 322 419
152 QC Mixed 305 406
70% 309 Pts
Min Avg Max
202 MC Int 393 524
226 MC Float 446 599
217 MC Mixed 408 566
62.1% 415 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 102
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 390
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 521
MC Float 590
MC Mixed 563
84% 558 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 390
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 491
MC Float 568
MC Mixed 548
80% 535 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 103
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 395
QC Mixed 366
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 511
MC Mixed 468
70% 470 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.4
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 103
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 377
QC Mixed 356
80% 351 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 580
MC Mixed 404
75% 498 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.9
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 100
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 363
QC Mixed 321
76% 338 Pts
MC Int 400
MC Float 426
MC Mixed 383
60% 403 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.4
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 96.3
79% 98.6 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 320
69% 305 Pts
MC Int 443
MC Float 507
MC Mixed 442
69% 464 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.1
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 83.1
71% 89.1 Pts
QC Int 309
QC Float 321
QC Mixed 295
70% 308 Pts
MC Int 453
MC Float 522
MC Mixed 480
72% 485 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.3
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 102
80% 99.6 Pts
QC Int 233
QC Float 267
QC Mixed 226
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 313
MC Float 417
MC Mixed 319
52% 349 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,992,177 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-8250U Builds (Compare 3,351 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

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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

Added n/a ago.

Good

1 day ago.

hh


Good

16 days ago.

fast performance on parallel processing


Excellent

23 hrs 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!


Good

7 days ago.

My processor now!


Excellent

7 days ago.

idk why


Average

2 months ago.

High temperature, around 50 C when it does nothing, and around 55-60 C when does some usual simple work or navigating in social webs.


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