Average Bench: 61.7% (476th of 1316)

Based on 2,299 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7260U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 50%Average: 61.7% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-7260U averaged 38.2% 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 80.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 95Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7260U is just 19.5%. 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 255Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 254Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,299 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.2 Memory 80.6 91.6
64.4 1-Core 95 104
121 2-Core 167 193
68.8% 114 Pts
Min Avg Max
174 4-Core 250 280
196 8-Core 254 281
34.3% 252 Pts
Min Avg Max
194 64-Core 255 284
17.1% 255 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 88.6
1-Core 104
2-Core 179
75% 124 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 280
38% 278 Pts
64-Core 280
19% 280 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.8
1-Core 90.3
2-Core 192
71% 122 Pts
4-Core 280
8-Core 279
38% 280 Pts
64-Core 279
19% 279 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 102
2-Core 177
73% 121 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 258
37% 266 Pts
64-Core 268
18% 268 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 103
2-Core 179
73% 122 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 262
36% 262 Pts
64-Core 261
18% 261 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 80
1-Core 67.7
2-Core 135
58% 94.4 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 274
37% 273 Pts
64-Core 270
18% 270 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.7
1-Core 94.7
2-Core 172
67% 114 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 259
35% 259 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 68
1-Core 100
2-Core 138
63% 102 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 255
35% 254 Pts
64-Core 251
17% 251 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.3
1-Core 84.1
2-Core 158
65% 107 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 263
28% 219 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.1
1-Core 95.6
2-Core 152
64% 106 Pts
4-Core 205
8-Core 206
28% 205 Pts
64-Core 209
14% 209 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,345,992 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-7260U Builds (Compare 412 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Intel NUC7i5BNB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $45

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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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