Average Bench: 54.6% (610th of 1369)

Based on 3,465 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306D4 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5257U CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 54.6% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-5257U averaged 45.3% 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 71.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 85.8Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-5257U is 31.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-5257U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 224Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 224Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,465 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.6 Memory 71.4 88.1
41.3 1-Core 85.8 101
69.6 2-Core 152 187
60.4% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
101 4-Core 220 267
108 8-Core 224 267
29.6% 222 Pts
Min Avg Max
105 64-Core 224 267
13.9% 224 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 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.3
1-Core 77.6
2-Core 155
60% 103 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 228
29% 218 Pts
64-Core 225
14% 225 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.9
1-Core 70.2
2-Core 97.4
48% 76.5 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 219
29% 218 Pts
64-Core 208
13% 208 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.4
1-Core 68.6
2-Core 124
52% 86.6 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 177
23% 174 Pts
64-Core 183
11% 183 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.7
1-Core 68.6
2-Core 93
47% 74.4 Pts
4-Core 135
8-Core 148
19% 142 Pts
64-Core 145
9% 145 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 44.2
1-Core 69.9
2-Core 121
44% 78.3 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 56.5
18% 111 Pts
64-Core 185
11% 185 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 44
1-Core 75.3
2-Core 120
45% 79.8 Pts
4-Core 86.4
8-Core 116
13% 101 Pts
64-Core 136
8% 136 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 7.25
1-Core 82.7
2-Core 126
35% 72 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 204
24% 188 Pts
64-Core 234
14% 234 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 7.12
1-Core 49.8
2-Core 33.4
17% 30.1 Pts
4-Core 94.5
8-Core 83.3
12% 88.9 Pts
64-Core 102
6% 102 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Memory 3.17
1-Core 64.4
2-Core 70.2
24% 45.9 Pts
4-Core 71.4
8-Core 113
11% 92.2 Pts
64-Core 149
9% 149 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 57,262,875 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-5257U Builds (Compare 169 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-5257U Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.10 GHz)
Code NameBroadwell
Launch DateQ1'15
Processor Numberi5-5257U
# 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 Speed2.7 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.1 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP28 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Graphics 6100
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
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

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