Average Bench: 51% (324th of 1186)

Based on 957 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306D4 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5557U CPU @ 3.10GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-5557U averaged 48.9% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 93.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 163Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-5557U is 24.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-5557U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 249Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 247Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 957 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.4 1-Core 93.5 106
96.8 2-Core 163 198
61.7% 128 Pts
Min Avg Max
153 4-Core 241 275
173 8-Core 247 276
33.2% 244 Pts
Min Avg Max
178 64-Core 249 278
16.7% 249 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 106
2-Core 184
70% 145 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 267
37% 270 Pts
64-Core 273
18% 273 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 178
68% 142 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 265
36% 265 Pts
64-Core 272
18% 272 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 178
68% 142 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 262
36% 263 Pts
64-Core 260
17% 260 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 187
70% 146 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 274
35% 261 Pts
64-Core 270
18% 270 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 93.3
2-Core 180
65% 136 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 273
37% 272 Pts
64-Core 273
18% 273 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.7
2-Core 165
62% 130 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 249
34% 246 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.7
2-Core 144
59% 119 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 255
31% 232 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 21.2
2-Core 75.7
21% 48.4 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 215
30% 217 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,658,940 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-5557U Builds (Compare 46,227 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $215

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-5557U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameBroadwell
Launch DateQ1'15
Processor Numberi7-5557U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$426.00
Clock Speed3.1 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP28 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Graphics 6100
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 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-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
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 TechNo

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