Average Bench: 73.8% (75th of 1182)

Based on 5,540 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8850H CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 36%Average: 73.8% Great: 88%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-8850H averaged 26.2% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 116Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 226Pts

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8850H is 51.6%. 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 750Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 630Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,540 samples)
Min Avg Max
71 1-Core 116 130
143 2-Core 226 256
80.9% 171 Pts
Min Avg Max
200 4-Core 416 499
287 8-Core 630 792
67.2% 523 Pts
Min Avg Max
343 64-Core 750 952
50.3% 750 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 GHz (avg)
1-Core 130
2-Core 256
91% 193 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 775
82% 639 Pts
64-Core 920
62% 920 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 127
2-Core 255
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 747
79% 619 Pts
64-Core 875
59% 875 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 125
2-Core 251
88% 188 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 719
77% 602 Pts
64-Core 897
60% 897 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 126
2-Core 248
88% 187 Pts
4-Core 467
8-Core 671
74% 569 Pts
64-Core 794
53% 794 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 127
2-Core 252
89% 190 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 662
73% 562 Pts
64-Core 767
52% 767 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 127
2-Core 233
86% 180 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 702
72% 570 Pts
64-Core 962
65% 962 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 119
2-Core 233
83% 176 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 641
68% 532 Pts
64-Core 565
38% 565 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 34
2-Core 50.8
21% 42.4 Pts
4-Core 97.3
8-Core 146
16% 122 Pts
64-Core 193
13% 193 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,434,833 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8850H Builds (Compare 1,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
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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6 days ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

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


Good

7 days 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

3 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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