Average Bench: 66.1% (196th of 1158)

Based on 11,118 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806EA, , 0000000000000000 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8650U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 66.1% Great: 85%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-8650U averaged 33.8% 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 106Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 102Pts

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8650U is 51%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-8650U performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 422Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 456Pts
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 11,118 samples)
Min Avg Max
44.4 SC Int 98.7 124
45.8 SC Float 106 132
49 SC Mixed 102 128
82% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
148 QC Int 307 415
161 QC Float 339 447
145 QC Mixed 315 422
72.5% 320 Pts
Min Avg Max
228 MC Int 405 543
276 MC Float 456 614
241 MC Mixed 422 563
64% 428 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 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 111
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 112
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 391
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 397
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 542
MC Float 594
MC Mixed 554
84% 564 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 119
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 385
92% 404 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 560
MC Mixed 516
77% 514 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 111
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 364
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 532
MC Mixed 492
75% 500 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 126
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 127
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 336
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 562
MC Mixed 491
78% 519 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.7
SC Float 85.6
SC Mixed 72.8
61% 76.7 Pts
QC Int 258
QC Float 329
QC Mixed 270
65% 286 Pts
MC Int 353
MC Float 389
MC Mixed 373
56% 372 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 40.9
SC Float 44.6
SC Mixed 42.9
34% 42.8 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 259
QC Mixed 260
59% 261 Pts
MC Int 345
MC Float 394
MC Mixed 365
55% 368 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 11.8
SC Float 12.6
SC Mixed 12.2
10% 12.2 Pts
QC Int 41.5
QC Float 43.3
QC Mixed 43.1
10% 42.6 Pts
MC Int 57.7
MC Float 64.5
MC Mixed 62.6
9% 61.6 Pts
11,118 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,143,379 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8650U Builds (Compare 5,372 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Microsoft Surface Book 2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER

Popular Core i7-8650U systems:

How Fast Is Your CPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2019 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-8650U Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake R
Launch DateQ3'17
Processor Numberi7-8650U
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$409.00
Clock Speed1.90 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.20 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 Frequency1.15 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
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

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Poor

16 days ago.

not great


Good

2 months ago.

Fewer power to get close performance on old desktop CPU.


Your
opinion?
1158 Processors (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different CPUs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $355Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $92
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $139Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $208Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $99
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $108Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $90SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $601SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $95SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback