Average Bench: 44.9% (423rd of 1206)

Based on 1,556 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306D4 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5257U CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 27%Average: 44.9% Great: 53%
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-5257U averaged 55.0% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 145Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-5257U is 25.3%. 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 Mixed Speed 219Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 218Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,556 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.2 1-Core 81.6 96.7
80.2 2-Core 145 181
54.3% 113 Pts
Min Avg Max
126 4-Core 213 249
141 8-Core 218 249
29.4% 216 Pts
Min Avg Max
131 64-Core 219 250
14.7% 219 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 96.6
2-Core 154
61% 125 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 250
34% 247 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.3
2-Core 169
63% 132 Pts
4-Core 243
8-Core 242
33% 243 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.1
2-Core 154
60% 124 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 236
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88.8
2-Core 162
60% 126 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 173
28% 197 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.4
2-Core 149
57% 118 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 218
29% 216 Pts
64-Core 214
14% 214 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.1
2-Core 128
49% 101 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 168
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 169
11% 169 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 56.3
2-Core 91.1
36% 73.7 Pts
4-Core 138
8-Core 168
20% 153 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,103,998 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-5257U Builds (Compare 695 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

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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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