Average Bench: 56% (283rd of 1159)

Based on 1,125 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7260U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 45%Average: 56% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-7260U averaged 43.9% 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 99.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 95.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7260U is just 15.8%. 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 268Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 244Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,125 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.4 SC Int 92.8 102
74.6 SC Float 99.2 108
72.8 SC Mixed 95.7 105
76.7% 95.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
185 QC Int 240 262
205 QC Float 279 302
194 QC Mixed 261 283
58.8% 260 Pts
Min Avg Max
195 MC Int 244 262
237 MC Float 285 303
216 MC Mixed 268 287
39.7% 266 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 102
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 255
QC Float 302
QC Mixed 277
63% 278 Pts
MC Int 256
MC Float 303
MC Mixed 281
42% 280 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 100
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 299
QC Mixed 271
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 245
MC Float 297
MC Mixed 273
40% 272 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 255
QC Float 300
QC Mixed 262
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 256
MC Float 301
MC Mixed 278
42% 278 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.4
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 101
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 262
58% 258 Pts
MC Int 248
MC Float 293
MC Mixed 274
41% 272 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97
SC Float 81
SC Mixed 93.2
72% 90.4 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 287
QC Mixed 273
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 244
MC Float 251
MC Mixed 270
38% 255 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 85.3
SC Mixed 96.5
75% 94.1 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 295
QC Mixed 264
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 246
MC Float 293
MC Mixed 269
40% 270 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.3
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 97.5
79% 98.9 Pts
QC Int 212
QC Float 272
QC Mixed 230
54% 238 Pts
MC Int 236
MC Float 268
MC Mixed 262
38% 255 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.1
SC Float 91.9
SC Mixed 96.1
75% 93.4 Pts
QC Int 206
QC Float 188
QC Mixed 226
47% 206 Pts
MC Int 200
MC Float 240
MC Mixed 223
33% 221 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,945,433 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-7260U Builds (Compare 555 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Intel NUC7i5BNB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 190% - 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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