Average Bench: 45% (413th of 1196)

Based on 114 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306D4 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5650U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 30%Average: 45% Great: 53%
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-5650U 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 81.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 147Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-5650U is 23.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-5650U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 209Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 213Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 114 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.8 1-Core 81.9 99
75.9 2-Core 147 184
54.8% 115 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 4-Core 212 251
127 8-Core 213 254
29% 212 Pts
Min Avg Max
102 64-Core 209 253
14% 209 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 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 99.2
2-Core 168
65% 134 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 244
34% 245 Pts
64-Core 249
17% 249 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 97.6
2-Core 163
63% 130 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 248
34% 247 Pts
64-Core 246
16% 246 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 92.3
2-Core 153
60% 123 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 246
34% 247 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86
2-Core 184
63% 135 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 249
34% 248 Pts
64-Core 250
17% 250 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91.3
2-Core 159
60% 125 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 238
30% 226 Pts
64-Core 238
16% 238 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 56.5
2-Core 110
39% 83.2 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 205
27% 201 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 27.4
2-Core 164
38% 95.5 Pts
4-Core 243
8-Core 244
33% 244 Pts
64-Core 245
16% 245 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 39.6
2-Core 64.1
25% 51.8 Pts
4-Core 152
8-Core 161
21% 157 Pts
64-Core 159
11% 159 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,858,256 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-5650U Builds (Compare 409 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Apple MacBookAir7,2

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-5650U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz)
Code NameBroadwell
Launch DateQ1'15
Processor Numberi7-5650U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$426.00
Clock Speed2.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.1 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 Frequency1 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-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
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 TechYes

 Comments

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Good

1 day ago.

Still a good CPU, head to head with i5-8210Y (last gen MacBook Air CPU), but gosh it's so hot in a MacBook Air


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