Average Bench: 76% (83rd of 1206)

Based on 8,461 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8850H CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 47%Average: 76% Great: 88%
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-8850H averaged 23.9% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 117Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 225Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8850H is 40.7%. 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 740Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 622Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,461 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.9 1-Core 117 130
136 2-Core 225 255
80.8% 171 Pts
Min Avg Max
201 4-Core 413 498
257 8-Core 622 792
66.4% 517 Pts
Min Avg Max
308 64-Core 740 955
49.6% 740 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 129
2-Core 254
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 493
8-Core 757
80% 625 Pts
64-Core 925
62% 925 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 123
2-Core 242
86% 183 Pts
4-Core 458
8-Core 666
73% 562 Pts
64-Core 758
51% 758 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 121
2-Core 238
85% 180 Pts
4-Core 443
8-Core 662
71% 552 Pts
64-Core 795
53% 795 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 123
2-Core 244
86% 183 Pts
4-Core 418
8-Core 624
67% 521 Pts
64-Core 791
53% 791 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 92.8
2-Core 182
65% 138 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 570
60% 469 Pts
64-Core 702
47% 702 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81.4
2-Core 121
50% 101 Pts
4-Core 263
8-Core 454
45% 358 Pts
64-Core 648
44% 648 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81
2-Core 117
49% 99 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 353
38% 296 Pts
64-Core 424
28% 424 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,612,092 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8850H Builds (Compare 1,970 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
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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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2 months ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

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


Good

4 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

7 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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