Average Bench: 55.8% (564th of 1276)

Based on 180 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306D4 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5650U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 55.8% Great: 64%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-5650U averaged 44.1% 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 75.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 82.3Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-5650U is 24.2%. 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 206Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 210Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 180 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.6 Memory 75.8 86
39 1-Core 82.3 99.2
76.7 2-Core 147 184
61.9% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
126 4-Core 210 249
124 8-Core 210 250
28.6% 210 Pts
Min Avg Max
113 64-Core 206 252
13.8% 206 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 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.8
1-Core 99.8
2-Core 166
70% 116 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 244
33% 244 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.7
1-Core 97.6
2-Core 177
71% 118 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 250
33% 243 Pts
64-Core 246
16% 246 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.2
1-Core 98
2-Core 162
69% 113 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 246
33% 243 Pts
64-Core 247
17% 247 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.9
1-Core 92
2-Core 168
65% 110 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 243
34% 246 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.9
1-Core 75.5
2-Core 135
55% 91.5 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 200
28% 201 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.7
1-Core 73.9
2-Core 69.5
52% 74.7 Pts
4-Core 95.8
8-Core 86.3
13% 91.1 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,505,177 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-5650U Builds (Compare 158 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

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

Added n/a ago.

Good

14 months 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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