Average Bench: 45% (411th of 1197)

Based on 1,497 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306D4 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5257U CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 28%Average: 45% 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 25.2%. 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 220Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 218Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,497 samples)
Min Avg Max
45.2 1-Core 81.6 96.7
80.4 2-Core 145 181
54.4% 113 Pts
Min Avg Max
127 4-Core 214 249
138 8-Core 218 250
29.5% 216 Pts
Min Avg Max
130 64-Core 220 252
14.7% 220 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 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 97
2-Core 163
63% 130 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 234
33% 239 Pts
64-Core 241
16% 241 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96
2-Core 169
64% 132 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 247
34% 246 Pts
64-Core 247
17% 247 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96
2-Core 170
64% 133 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 243
33% 242 Pts
64-Core 243
16% 243 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.4
2-Core 159
62% 128 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 245
33% 244 Pts
64-Core 246
16% 246 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.5
2-Core 152
61% 124 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 230
31% 228 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.8
2-Core 169
58% 124 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 216
29% 211 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,816,548 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-5257U Builds (Compare 657 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
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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