Average Bench: 62.6% (418th of 1241)

Based on 22,632 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806EA, , 0000000000000000 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8650U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 47%Average: 62.6% Great: 76%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-8650U averaged 37.4% 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 71.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 96.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8650U is 29.4%. 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 397Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 400Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,632 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.3 Memory 71.7 85
47.9 1-Core 96.7 125
89.1 2-Core 180 241
67.8% 116 Pts
Min Avg Max
159 4-Core 294 405
219 8-Core 400 533
45.2% 347 Pts
Min Avg Max
228 64-Core 397 527
26.7% 397 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 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.1
1-Core 119
2-Core 227
81% 141 Pts
4-Core 379
8-Core 374
52% 376 Pts
64-Core 368
25% 368 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.1
1-Core 123
2-Core 235
81% 144 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 476
53% 408 Pts
64-Core 354
24% 354 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.5
1-Core 113
2-Core 191
73% 125 Pts
4-Core 349
8-Core 474
54% 412 Pts
64-Core 474
32% 474 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.5
1-Core 98.1
2-Core 177
70% 118 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 443
48% 370 Pts
64-Core 441
30% 441 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.6
1-Core 110
2-Core 170
74% 121 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 343
37% 289 Pts
64-Core 343
23% 343 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 69
1-Core 68.8
2-Core 114
53% 83.9 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 298
35% 267 Pts
64-Core 324
22% 324 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.3
1-Core 50.5
2-Core 89.6
42% 66.5 Pts
4-Core 117
8-Core 210
20% 164 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 28,732,867 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8650U Builds (Compare 10,362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

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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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Poor

6 months ago.

Fewer power to get close performance on old desktop CPU.


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