Average Bench: 45.4% (919th of 1442)

Based on 205,332 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806E9, 0FABFBFF000806E9, 1FABFBFF000806E9, 0F8BFBFF000806E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7200U CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 20%Average: 45.4% Great: 58%
Gaming 45%
Desktop 52%
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-7200U averaged 54.5% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 61.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 67.8Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7200U is 38.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-7200U performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 182Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 181Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 205,332 samples)
Min Avg Max
17.1 Memory 61.6 82
36 1-Core 67.8 85.5
62.4 2-Core 122 153
49.7% 83.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
93.5 4-Core 169 221
111 8-Core 181 226
23.2% 175 Pts
Min Avg Max
107 64-Core 182 226
11.2% 182 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.3
1-Core 90.9
2-Core 159
66% 111 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 209
28% 212 Pts
64-Core 206
13% 206 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.3
1-Core 89.9
2-Core 156
63% 107 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 233
31% 233 Pts
64-Core 232
14% 232 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.7
1-Core 87.2
2-Core 158
62% 106 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 211
28% 207 Pts
64-Core 214
13% 214 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.4
1-Core 78.9
2-Core 146
60% 100 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 182
24% 182 Pts
64-Core 178
11% 178 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.1
1-Core 74.5
2-Core 115
55% 88.7 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 176
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 176
11% 176 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.8
1-Core 60.7
2-Core 91.1
46% 72.9 Pts
4-Core 179
8-Core 208
25% 194 Pts
64-Core 46.8
3% 46.8 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.3
1-Core 40.3
2-Core 142
44% 79.3 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 234
32% 237 Pts
64-Core 239
15% 239 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 67,739,686 CPUs tested

Typical Core i5-7200U Builds (Compare 3,053 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop 48%
Workstation 5%
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System: Acer Aspire E5-575G


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DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-7200U Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.10 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ3'16
Processor Numberi5-7200U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$281.00
Clock Speed2.50 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.10 GHz
Bus Speed4 GT/s OPI
Max TDP15 W


Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 620
Graphics Base Frequency300.00 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.00 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 TypesDDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
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
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes


Package Size42mm X 24mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo


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4 months ago.

it only has a slight improvement than a i5 2520m and turbo is 100mhz lower than a i5 2520m but if you compare it to a i5 8265u the 8265u is a massive improvement


2 days ago.

its pretty powerfull now for gaming


1 month ago.

pc needs to load just for open google


3 months ago.

terrible cpu it performs like a banana


4 months ago.

A good CPU if tweaked is a good gaming setup too.


18 days ago.

Its good for light gaming even 3d modeling (if you have a nvidia graphics card) however without any GPU the IGPU is Terrible i also wouldn't consider it as a desktop/laptop without an actual dedicated GPU


18 months ago.

Intel Always Win My Bros Ryzen 5 2500 sucks


19 months ago.

It might not be compatible with the new Windows 11 OS but it's as fast as the 8th generation processors!


3 years ago.

As it says for deskwork it is a work hors


3 years ago.

Not a processor you would want to use for development and gaming overall as it is prone to massive lags (one of the worst processors), so it is best to make a switch to a better processor like those in the 10th Generation range (or the Ryzen series) and retire laptops using this processor (as well as scrapping them).


19 months ago.

Love the performance when optimized properly.


4 years ago.

it is the cpu i use and it is quite stable


6 months ago.

Im using it on my pc and it runs bettter than the i5 750


15 months ago.

unpowered to be a i5


5 years ago.

OK for desktop work, light gaming. But not cost effective. The iGPU is a MASSIVE bottleneck for gaming.


5 years ago.

This CPU may be an i5, but it is terrible. It can easily be beaten by a dirt cheap coffee lake Pentium Gold. ($60 for G5400, which it is beaten by)

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