Average Bench: 50.9% (766th of 1355)

Based on 1,715 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4250U CPU @ 1.30GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 50.9% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4250U averaged 49.0% 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 74.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 62Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4250U is 22.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4250U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 162Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 161Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,715 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.7 Memory 74.9 88.6
30.4 1-Core 62 75.1
55.2 2-Core 105 128
51.9% 80.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
88.7 4-Core 158 180
95.5 8-Core 161 180
21.8% 159 Pts
Min Avg Max
95.2 64-Core 162 180
10.9% 162 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz
Memory 90.9
1-Core 73.8
2-Core 112
61% 92.2 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 184
25% 184 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.8
1-Core 68.8
2-Core 120
59% 91.2 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 175
24% 175 Pts
64-Core 178
12% 178 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz
Memory 81.2
1-Core 72.3
2-Core 120
58% 91.3 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 181
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 182
12% 182 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.2
1-Core 72.4
2-Core 118
58% 90.1 Pts
4-Core 179
8-Core 178
24% 179 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.7
1-Core 72.8
2-Core 120
56% 89.1 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 183
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.2
1-Core 55.7
2-Core 105
49% 76.8 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 182
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.4
1-Core 74.4
2-Core 127
55% 89.5 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 184
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.3
1-Core 72.2
2-Core 120
54% 86.6 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 166
24% 170 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.9 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.8
1-Core 67.8
2-Core 116
51% 83 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 178
24% 174 Pts
64-Core 172
12% 172 Pts
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Typical Core i5-4250U Builds (Compare 51,692 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $528

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4250U Processor (3M Cache, up to 2.60 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor Numberi5-4250U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$315.00
Clock Speed1.3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.6 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 5000
Graphics Base Frequency200 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceNo
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

I/O

USB Revision3.0
# of USB Ports4
General Purpose IOYes
UARTYes
Total # of SATA Ports4
Integrated LANNo
Integrated IDENo
Max # of SATA 6.0 Gb/s Ports4

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations4x1, 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12
PCI SupportNo

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
Rapid Storage TechYes
Smart Connect TechYes
HD Audio TechYes
ME Firmware Version9.5

Package

Package Size40mm x 24mm x 1.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1168

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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Good

2 years ago.

Got 2 of those in a Intel NUC. Still use one as a portable workstation, not a bomb but fast enough for work. The second one is a HTPC to watch old divx and stuff. Great for 1080p but no 4K


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