Average Bench: 51% (762nd of 1355)

Based on 3,145 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306D4 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-5020U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 51% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-5020U averaged 48.9% 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 75Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 60Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-5020U is 22.2%. 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 162Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 162Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,145 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.7 Memory 75 88.7
35.3 1-Core 60 68.6
63.8 2-Core 105 126
51.4% 80 Pts
Min Avg Max
96.2 4-Core 159 182
110 8-Core 162 182
21.9% 161 Pts
Min Avg Max
110 64-Core 162 182
10.9% 162 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 88
1-Core 67.9
2-Core 116
59% 90.6 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 181
25% 182 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.3
1-Core 68.5
2-Core 120
59% 91.8 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 181
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.5
1-Core 60.3
2-Core 117
56% 87 Pts
4-Core 137
8-Core 161
20% 149 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.1
1-Core 68.3
2-Core 116
53% 85.1 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 185
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 180
12% 180 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.4
1-Core 66.8
2-Core 116
53% 84.8 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 177
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 180
12% 180 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.6
1-Core 67.3
2-Core 118
53% 85.5 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 180
23% 170 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.4
1-Core 68.3
2-Core 124
53% 86.4 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 181
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 176
12% 176 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 54.5
1-Core 68
2-Core 119
48% 80.4 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 183
25% 183 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 52,847,805 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 6%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

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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

 Comments

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Average

21 months ago.

i3-5020U is okay for light desktop use. My Lenovo Ideapad 100 (manufactured Q3 of 2016) runs on it. Keeping that in mind, this CPU is a bit outdated. It struggles with multiple browser tabs and apps open. If you use this CPU for nothing more for basic desktop then you'll be fine.


Terrible

2 years ago.

VERY SLOW and not very good for all around usage. Would NOT recommend for a new PC


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