Average Bench: 60.9% (499th of 1323)

Based on 38,125 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806EA, , 0000000000000000 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8650U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 44%Average: 60.9% Great: 76%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-8650U averaged 39.1% 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 70.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 94.1Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8650U is 32.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-8650U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 385Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 385Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 38,125 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.2 Memory 70.6 86.9
40.1 1-Core 94.1 126
85.9 2-Core 175 247
66.2% 113 Pts
Min Avg Max
148 4-Core 281 408
182 8-Core 385 552
43.4% 333 Pts
Min Avg Max
201 64-Core 385 529
25.8% 385 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.7
1-Core 126
2-Core 246
84% 149 Pts
4-Core 419
8-Core 592
66% 505 Pts
64-Core 537
36% 537 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.5
1-Core 122
2-Core 225
80% 141 Pts
4-Core 345
8-Core 480
54% 412 Pts
64-Core 480
32% 480 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.6
1-Core 124
2-Core 220
78% 138 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 487
53% 412 Pts
64-Core 479
32% 479 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.1
1-Core 90.5
2-Core 165
63% 107 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 404
45% 347 Pts
64-Core 396
27% 396 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.1
1-Core 92.3
2-Core 178
63% 110 Pts
4-Core 302
8-Core 439
48% 370 Pts
64-Core 452
30% 452 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.2
1-Core 118
2-Core 231
80% 142 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 281
32% 244 Pts
64-Core 282
19% 282 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.4
1-Core 107
2-Core 188
67% 118 Pts
4-Core 291
8-Core 483
49% 387 Pts
64-Core 448
30% 448 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,389,095 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

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 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

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5 days ago.

self throttles way too often. 700-900 Mhz range at times.


Poor

13 months ago.

it's intel. what do you expect


Poor

2 years ago.

Fewer power to get close performance on old desktop CPU.


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