Average Bench: 57.9% (253rd of 1137)

Based on 731 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7260U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 50%Average: 57.9% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-7260U averaged 42.0% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 102Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 99.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7260U is just 12%. 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 276Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 290Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 731 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.9 SC Int 96.3 104
82.6 SC Float 102 108
79.5 SC Mixed 99.1 106
79.3% 99.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
204 QC Int 250 267
233 QC Float 285 302
216 QC Mixed 269 287
60.7% 268 Pts
Min Avg Max
220 MC Int 253 267
252 MC Float 290 304
234 MC Mixed 276 291
40.8% 273 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 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 105
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 259
QC Float 302
QC Mixed 284
64% 281 Pts
MC Int 261
MC Float 295
MC Mixed 285
42% 280 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.2
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 103
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 262
QC Float 275
QC Mixed 282
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 245
MC Float 298
MC Mixed 287
41% 277 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 254
QC Float 301
QC Mixed 279
63% 278 Pts
MC Int 257
MC Float 295
MC Mixed 285
42% 279 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.8
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 93.8
79% 98.6 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 300
QC Mixed 286
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 262
MC Float 302
MC Mixed 286
42% 283 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.3
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 102
73% 91.1 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 284
QC Mixed 273
61% 268 Pts
MC Int 245
MC Float 285
MC Mixed 265
40% 265 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.2
SC Float 99.4
SC Mixed 95.9
78% 96.8 Pts
QC Int 256
QC Float 296
QC Mixed 280
63% 277 Pts
MC Int 255
MC Float 298
MC Mixed 287
42% 280 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.5
SC Float 96.5
SC Mixed 95.5
76% 95.2 Pts
QC Int 257
QC Float 301
QC Mixed 279
63% 279 Pts
MC Int 254
MC Float 306
MC Mixed 281
42% 281 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 253
QC Float 285
QC Mixed 265
61% 268 Pts
MC Int 235
MC Float 280
MC Mixed 273
39% 263 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.3
SC Float 88.9
SC Mixed 79.8
66% 82.3 Pts
QC Int 243
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 232
58% 254 Pts
MC Int 252
MC Float 282
MC Mixed 272
40% 269 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,131,818 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-7260U Builds (Compare 320 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Intel NUC7i5BNB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 189% - Outstanding Total price: $100

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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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