Average Bench: 62.4% (467th of 1316)

Based on 2,212 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7260U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 50%Average: 62.4% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-7260U averaged 37.6% 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 81.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 95.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7260U is just 19%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-7260U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 257Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 255Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,212 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.8 Memory 81.4 91.9
65.3 1-Core 95.8 105
123 2-Core 168 194
69.4% 115 Pts
Min Avg Max
178 4-Core 252 280
198 8-Core 255 281
34.6% 253 Pts
Min Avg Max
198 64-Core 257 284
17.2% 257 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.8
1-Core 96.6
2-Core 167
71% 116 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 260
36% 260 Pts
64-Core 262
18% 262 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.1
1-Core 103
2-Core 161
70% 115 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 267
36% 266 Pts
64-Core 266
18% 266 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.2
1-Core 103
2-Core 177
72% 120 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 261
36% 263 Pts
64-Core 266
18% 266 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.8
1-Core 103
2-Core 178
72% 121 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 260
35% 259 Pts
64-Core 265
18% 265 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.6
1-Core 67.2
2-Core 136
49% 85.3 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 268
35% 258 Pts
64-Core 264
18% 264 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,972,761 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-7260U Builds (Compare 365 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Intel NUC7i5BNB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $66

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-7260U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi5-7260U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.20 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.40 GHz
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 640
Graphics Base Frequency300.00 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency950.00 MHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory32 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
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
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size42x24x1.3
Max CPU Configuration1

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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