Average Bench: 69.8% (129th of 1206)

Based on 1,237 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8259U CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 52%Average: 69.8% Great: 78%
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-8259U averaged 30.2% 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 107Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 210Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8259U is 26.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-8259U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 548Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 548Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,237 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.7 1-Core 107 116
170 2-Core 210 231
74.9% 159 Pts
Min Avg Max
238 4-Core 377 440
339 8-Core 548 600
59.8% 463 Pts
Min Avg Max
330 64-Core 548 602
36.8% 548 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 114
2-Core 231
81% 172 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 543
64% 487 Pts
64-Core 592
40% 592 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 115
2-Core 226
80% 170 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 588
64% 494 Pts
64-Core 592
40% 592 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 206
75% 157 Pts
4-Core 379
8-Core 546
60% 462 Pts
64-Core 444
30% 444 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 113
2-Core 216
78% 164 Pts
4-Core 353
8-Core 560
58% 457 Pts
64-Core 565
38% 565 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 109
2-Core 216
76% 162 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 540
57% 445 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 110
2-Core 219
77% 165 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 558
57% 451 Pts
64-Core 558
37% 558 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 110
2-Core 229
79% 169 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 548
56% 442 Pts
64-Core 571
38% 571 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 192
72% 150 Pts
4-Core 353
8-Core 535
57% 444 Pts
64-Core 536
36% 536 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,933,441 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-8259U Builds (Compare 2,139 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Intel NUC8BEB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $88

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-8259U Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz)
Code NameCoffee Lake
Launch DateQ2'18
Processor Numberi5-8259U
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.30 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.80 GHz
Bus Speed4 GT/s OPI
Max TDP28 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 655
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory32 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth37.5 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
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-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size46x24
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1528

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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