Average Bench: 37.8% (563rd of 1159)

Based on 2,044 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306D4 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5250U CPU @ 1.60GHz

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5-5250U averaged 62.2% 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 71.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.3Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-5250U is 25.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-5250U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 175Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 162Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,044 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.8 SC Int 64.3 79.1
22.4 SC Float 71.6 87.4
22.4 SC Mixed 67.3 83.2
54.1% 67.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
74.1 QC Int 156 184
94.3 QC Float 184 216
89.4 QC Mixed 171 201
38.6% 170 Pts
Min Avg Max
94.4 MC Int 162 186
98.7 MC Float 189 216
87.2 MC Mixed 175 201
26.2% 175 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.1
SC Float 88
SC Mixed 83.2
67% 83.8 Pts
QC Int 185
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 202
46% 201 Pts
MC Int 186
MC Float 218
MC Mixed 200
30% 202 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.6
SC Float 85.5
SC Mixed 74.9
63% 79 Pts
QC Int 177
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 192
44% 193 Pts
MC Int 177
MC Float 207
MC Mixed 191
29% 192 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.6 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 56.1
SC Float 62
SC Mixed 57
47% 58.4 Pts
QC Int 149
QC Float 161
QC Mixed 148
35% 153 Pts
MC Int 137
MC Float 165
MC Mixed 152
23% 151 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,918,811 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-5250U Builds (Compare 4,356 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 5558

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $101

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-5250U Processor (3M Cache, up to 2.70 GHz)
Code NameBroadwell
Launch DateQ1'15
Processor Numberi5-5250U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$315.00
Clock Speed1.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.7 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 6000
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency950 MHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory16 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1600/1866
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations4x1, 2x4
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
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes

Package

Package Size40mm x24mm x 1.3mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1168

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Terrible

3 months ago.

;/ shiet


Terrible

5 months ago.

very bad CPU my MacBook Air can barely handle anything


Poor

8 months ago.

Outdated cpu used in, among others, the macbook air from 2015. Incapable of handling even the simplest of tasks beyond browsing the internet.


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