Average Bench: 32.8% (667th of 1206)

Based on 1,725 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306D4 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-5020U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 21%Average: 32.8% Great: 37%
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i3-5020U averaged 67.1% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 59.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 104Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-5020U is just 15.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-5020U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 161Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 160Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,725 samples)
Min Avg Max
33.7 1-Core 59.8 68.6
60.3 2-Core 104 127
39.5% 82 Pts
Min Avg Max
95.1 4-Core 156 177
110 8-Core 160 177
21.5% 158 Pts
Min Avg Max
114 64-Core 161 177
10.8% 161 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 66.4
2-Core 120
44% 92.9 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 173
24% 172 Pts
64-Core 172
12% 172 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.3
2-Core 94.3
39% 78.8 Pts
4-Core 139
8-Core 132
19% 136 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 51.3
2-Core 110
37% 80.4 Pts
4-Core 153
8-Core 151
21% 152 Pts
64-Core 162
11% 162 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58.1
2-Core 87.8
36% 72.9 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 131
18% 131 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 30.5
2-Core 54.3
20% 42.4 Pts
4-Core 97.4
8-Core 109
14% 103 Pts
64-Core 97.5
6% 97.5 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,641,434 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-5020U Builds (Compare 27,641 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-5020U Processor (3M Cache, 2.20 GHz)
Code NameBroadwell
Launch DateQ1'15
Processor Numberi3-5020U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE 4.1/4.2 AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$281.00
Clock Speed2.2 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 5500
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency900 MHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory16 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600 LPDDR 1333 /1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations4x1 2x4
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 TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes

Package

Package Size40mm x 24mmx 1.3mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1168

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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