Average Bench: 72.9% (80th of 1184)

Based on 7,532 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8850H CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 72.9% Great: 87%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-8850H averaged 27.1% 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 115Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 223Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8850H is 48.3%. 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 744Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 623Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,532 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.1 1-Core 115 130
140 2-Core 223 255
80.1% 169 Pts
Min Avg Max
204 4-Core 410 496
277 8-Core 623 794
66.2% 517 Pts
Min Avg Max
328 64-Core 744 960
49.9% 744 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 3.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 128
2-Core 252
90% 190 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 764
80% 627 Pts
64-Core 887
60% 887 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 125
2-Core 228
84% 176 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 729
78% 608 Pts
64-Core 853
57% 853 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 121
2-Core 236
84% 178 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 753
78% 616 Pts
64-Core 865
58% 865 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 124
2-Core 248
87% 186 Pts
4-Core 458
8-Core 730
76% 594 Pts
64-Core 878
59% 878 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 156
63% 128 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 263
32% 242 Pts
64-Core 309
21% 309 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 42
2-Core 48.3
23% 45.2 Pts
4-Core 93.6
8-Core 149
16% 121 Pts
64-Core 193
13% 193 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 22.7
2-Core 47.4
16% 35.1 Pts
4-Core 94.4
8-Core 154
16% 124 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,947,660 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8850H Builds (Compare 1,743 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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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18 days ago.

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


Excellent

4 months ago.

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


Good

2 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

5 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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