Average Bench: 61.4% (219th of 1197)

Based on 17,642 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806EA, , 0000000000000000 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8650U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 61.4% Great: 79%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-8650U averaged 38.6% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 102Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 192Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8650U is 46.2%. 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
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 424Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,642 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.4 1-Core 102 128
101 2-Core 192 247
69.7% 147 Pts
Min Avg Max
162 4-Core 312 426
244 8-Core 424 579
48% 368 Pts
Min Avg Max
263 64-Core 423 560
28.4% 423 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 128
2-Core 246
88% 187 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 516
59% 453 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 119
2-Core 228
82% 174 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 511
58% 444 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 122
2-Core 220
82% 171 Pts
4-Core 349
8-Core 505
55% 427 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 121
2-Core 153
70% 137 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 458
54% 408 Pts
64-Core 387
26% 387 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 115
2-Core 209
78% 162 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 457
52% 396 Pts
64-Core 451
30% 451 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 110
2-Core 219
77% 164 Pts
4-Core 326
8-Core 409
48% 368 Pts
64-Core 431
29% 431 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 102
2-Core 181
68% 141 Pts
4-Core 333
8-Core 440
51% 386 Pts
64-Core 466
31% 466 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 57.5
2-Core 140
45% 98.6 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 361
39% 303 Pts
64-Core 372
25% 372 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79.8
2-Core 97.5
45% 88.7 Pts
4-Core 163
8-Core 262
27% 212 Pts
64-Core 249
17% 249 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,815,878 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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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

14 days ago.

Fewer power to get close performance on old desktop CPU.


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