Average Bench: 62% (219th of 1137)

Based on 37,325 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8250U CPU @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 62% Great: 78%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-8250U averaged 38.0% 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 96.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 92.1Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8250U is 43.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-8250U performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 404Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 439Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 37,325 samples)
Min Avg Max
46 SC Int 90.7 102
48.8 SC Float 96.3 108
47.5 SC Mixed 92.1 105
74.4% 93 Pts
Min Avg Max
147 QC Int 298 392
162 QC Float 320 418
154 QC Mixed 301 399
69.4% 306 Pts
Min Avg Max
174 MC Int 389 522
195 MC Float 439 598
193 MC Mixed 404 563
61.4% 411 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 105
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 342
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 355
82% 361 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 517
MC Mixed 485
73% 486 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 343
QC Float 353
QC Mixed 344
79% 347 Pts
MC Int 490
MC Float 548
MC Mixed 511
77% 517 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 102
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 274
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 425
MC Mixed 400
60% 402 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.8
SC Float 79.8
SC Mixed 78.1
62% 77.2 Pts
QC Int 197
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 198
46% 201 Pts
MC Int 362
MC Float 412
MC Mixed 373
57% 382 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.9
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 104
75% 93.4 Pts
QC Int 152
QC Float 146
QC Mixed 131
32% 143 Pts
MC Int 182
MC Float 200
MC Mixed 196
29% 193 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.4
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 105
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 122
QC Float 137
QC Mixed 118
28% 125 Pts
MC Int 177
MC Float 195
MC Mixed 188
28% 187 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 47.3
SC Float 50.6
SC Mixed 48.9
39% 48.9 Pts
QC Int 176
QC Float 193
QC Mixed 189
42% 186 Pts
MC Int 241
MC Float 276
MC Mixed 262
39% 260 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,150,305 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-8250U Builds (Compare 4,009 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-8250U Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake R
Launch DateQ3'17
Processor Numberi5-8250U
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$297.00
Clock Speed1.60 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.40 GHz
Bus Speed4 GT/s OPI
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
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 TypesDDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133
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
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size42mm X 24mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFC-BGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Good

6 days ago.

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Good

7 days ago.

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Excellent

11 hrs ago.

i like


Poor

5 hrs ago.

fast performance on parallel processing


Terrible

2 days ago.

This CPU has Inconsistent behavior! i bought an ideapad 320 with this CPU and then i sold it after 2 weeks! its inconsistent behavior is obvious in its benchmark chart! i head to buy a Ryzen Laptop!


Excellent

1 day ago.

תוכנה מאוד יפה מדויקת


Average

4 months ago.

High temperature, around 50 C when it does nothing, and around 55-60 C when does some usual simple work or navigating in social webs.


Excellent

1 month ago.

Best buy in 2018. Not most expensive, but with real 4 core it can work very hard, only if you want! I can work as a developer (from AC, in office) or as a journalist. Away from power in the nature.


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