Average Bench: 46.7% (406th of 1173)

Based on 1,379 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306D4 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5257U CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 29%Average: 46.7% Great: 55%
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-5257U averaged 53.3% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 86.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-5257U is 25.8%. 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
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 236Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,379 samples)
Min Avg Max
38.5 SC Int 77.1 92
46.6 SC Float 86.1 102
40.9 SC Mixed 81.6 96.7
65.2% 81.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
105 QC Int 197 231
127 QC Float 230 268
124 QC Mixed 214 250
48.3% 214 Pts
Min Avg Max
127 MC Int 204 232
145 MC Float 236 268
128 MC Mixed 220 252
32.9% 220 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
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)
SC Int 92
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 96.5
78% 97 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 267
QC Mixed 243
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 228
MC Float 269
MC Mixed 250
37% 249 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.9
SC Float 99.9
SC Mixed 95.7
74% 92.8 Pts
QC Int 220
QC Float 265
QC Mixed 244
55% 243 Pts
MC Int 203
MC Float 234
MC Mixed 222
33% 220 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.5
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 93.9
76% 95.5 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 266
QC Mixed 242
56% 245 Pts
MC Int 224
MC Float 261
MC Mixed 243
36% 243 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.1
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 90
75% 93.4 Pts
QC Int 225
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 242
54% 238 Pts
MC Int 218
MC Float 230
MC Mixed 229
34% 226 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72
SC Float 95.6
SC Mixed 81.6
66% 83.1 Pts
QC Int 136
QC Float 173
QC Mixed 192
38% 167 Pts
MC Int 182
MC Float 241
MC Mixed 207
31% 210 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.4
SC Float 73.5
SC Mixed 81.8
60% 74.6 Pts
QC Int 101
QC Float 172
QC Mixed 156
32% 143 Pts
MC Int 195
MC Float 223
MC Mixed 214
32% 211 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,582,466 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-5257U Builds (Compare 598 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
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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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