Average Bench: 70.7% (384th of 1439)

Based on 20,669 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8850H CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 42%Average: 70.7% Great: 86%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-8850H averaged 29.2% 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 76.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 105Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8850H is 43.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-8850H performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 628Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 523Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,669 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.7 Memory 76.3 90.9
51.2 1-Core 105 124
77 2-Core 199 246
71.7% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 4-Core 353 472
204 8-Core 523 719
54.6% 438 Pts
Min Avg Max
215 64-Core 628 860
38.9% 628 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.8
1-Core 124
2-Core 232
81% 146 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 696
73% 587 Pts
64-Core 832
52% 832 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 108
2-Core 230
79% 141 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 582
62% 497 Pts
64-Core 689
43% 689 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.9
1-Core 114
2-Core 223
78% 139 Pts
4-Core 401
8-Core 586
62% 493 Pts
64-Core 698
43% 698 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.7
1-Core 102
2-Core 184
68% 120 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 513
52% 424 Pts
64-Core 634
39% 634 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.8
1-Core 90.6
2-Core 143
62% 103 Pts
4-Core 204
8-Core 225
28% 215 Pts
64-Core 248
15% 248 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.5
1-Core 70.3
2-Core 133
53% 89.6 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 257
29% 230 Pts
64-Core 377
23% 377 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 1.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 65
1-Core 52.2
2-Core 91.4
44% 69.5 Pts
4-Core 133
8-Core 170
20% 152 Pts
64-Core 194
12% 194 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 67,357,020 CPUs tested

Typical Core i7-8850H Builds (Compare 2,428 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision 5530

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-8850H Processor (9M Cache, up to 4.30 GHz)
Code NameCoffee Lake
Launch DateQ2'18
Processor Numberi7-8850H
# of Cores6
# of Threads12
Cache9 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$395.00
Clock Speed2.60 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.30 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI
Max TDP45 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 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 Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth41.8 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

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
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size42mm x 28mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1440

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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Good

4 years ago.

Very fast on Macbook Pro 15' 2018. Very good for all general purpose uses and even gaming with an eGPU. Video or Audio editing not tested.


Poor

9 months ago.

Slow when working with heavy models on solidworks.


Good

4 years ago.

Bought it in the new aero 15 classic Fast, but hot. Very hot. Throttles while playing warframe........ Intel Plz fix this thermal issue


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