Average Bench: 66.6% (205th of 1173)

Based on 12,382 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806EA, , 0000000000000000 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8650U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 66.6% Great: 86%
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-8650U averaged 33.4% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 108Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 104Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8650U is 45.7%. 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 423Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 459Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,382 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.2 SC Int 101 124
56.6 SC Float 108 132
54.5 SC Mixed 104 128
83.4% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
177 QC Int 308 418
190 QC Float 340 459
184 QC Mixed 316 433
72.8% 321 Pts
Min Avg Max
250 MC Int 407 553
288 MC Float 459 621
253 MC Mixed 423 571
64.3% 430 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 394
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 477
MC Float 556
MC Mixed 509
77% 514 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 113
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 366
QC Mixed 365
80% 355 Pts
MC Int 435
MC Float 427
MC Mixed 385
62% 416 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.1
SC Float 95
SC Mixed 92.2
73% 91.1 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 299
QC Mixed 292
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 351
MC Float 379
MC Mixed 367
55% 366 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89
SC Float 98.1
SC Mixed 92.6
75% 93.2 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 294
QC Mixed 290
63% 279 Pts
MC Int 336
MC Float 377
MC Mixed 351
53% 355 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72.8
SC Float 74.5
SC Mixed 79.6
60% 75.6 Pts
QC Int 274
QC Float 295
QC Mixed 279
64% 283 Pts
MC Int 328
MC Float 367
MC Mixed 336
51% 344 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 116
92% 116 Pts
QC Int 205
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 212
48% 212 Pts
MC Int 261
MC Float 295
MC Mixed 283
42% 280 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,586,759 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8650U Builds (Compare 6,110 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
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

19 days ago.

Fewer power to get close performance on old desktop CPU.


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