Average Bench: 47.1% (821st of 1316)

Based on 3 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8500U CPU @ 2.00GHz
Poor: 43%Average: 47.1% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Popular builds with this CPU

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-8500U averaged 52.8% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 67.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 48.3Pts

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this CPU perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 158Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 157Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.5 Memory 67.9 73.2
38.9 1-Core 48.3 54.4
92.2 2-Core 96.9 106
45.4% 71 Pts
Min Avg Max
145 4-Core 154 162
149 8-Core 157 162
21.2% 156 Pts
Min Avg Max
152 64-Core 158 162
10.6% 158 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.2
1-Core 51.6
2-Core 92.2
47% 72.3 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 158
22% 157 Pts
64-Core 160
11% 160 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Memory 69
1-Core 38.9
2-Core 92.5
43% 66.8 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 162
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 162
11% 162 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.5
1-Core 54.4
2-Core 106
46% 74 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 149
20% 147 Pts
64-Core 152
10% 152 Pts

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,305,555 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8500U Builds (Compare 1,188 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

System: Asus X541UAK

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $29

Popular Core i7-8500U systems:

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