Average Bench: 77.5% (158th of 1276)

Based on 12,902 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8850H CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 77.5% Great: 90%
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-8850H averaged 22.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-8850H near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 82.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 112Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8850H is 35.3%. 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 Mixed Speed 680Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 581Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,902 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.2 Memory 82.7 92.6
66.2 1-Core 112 128
114 2-Core 216 251
79.3% 137 Pts
Min Avg Max
172 4-Core 392 485
275 8-Core 581 756
62.7% 487 Pts
Min Avg Max
320 64-Core 680 914
45.7% 680 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.6
1-Core 109
2-Core 252
86% 151 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 626
70% 537 Pts
64-Core 611
41% 611 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.8
1-Core 120
2-Core 230
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 625
68% 525 Pts
64-Core 774
52% 774 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.1
1-Core 59.5
2-Core 134
60% 94.4 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 252
30% 229 Pts
64-Core 272
18% 272 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.6
1-Core 65.8
2-Core 123
53% 86.5 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 350
37% 289 Pts
64-Core 408
27% 408 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.6
1-Core 64.1
2-Core 107
54% 83.5 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 228
25% 194 Pts
64-Core 258
17% 258 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,944,030 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8850H Builds (Compare 956 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
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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1 day ago.

Fast but man is it HOT HOT HOT !!!! In the dell Precision 5530 it reach 100 degrees.


Excellent

8 months ago.

I've bought a notebook from Dell with this processor and it is surprisingly fast even with only 8Gb of RAM


Good

17 months 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.


Good

20 months 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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