Average Bench: 64% (403rd of 1276)

Based on 58,847 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806EB, BFEBFBFF000806EC Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8265U CPU @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 44%Average: 64% Great: 77%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-8265U averaged 35.9% 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. Memory Latency 74.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 96.7Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8265U is 33.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-8265U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 380Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 396Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 58,847 samples)
Min Avg Max
59 Memory 74.7 88.6
43.3 1-Core 96.7 117
87.5 2-Core 181 228
69% 118 Pts
Min Avg Max
140 4-Core 296 411
192 8-Core 396 578
45.2% 346 Pts
Min Avg Max
205 64-Core 380 546
25.5% 380 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 77
1-Core 107
2-Core 222
77% 135 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 571
65% 497 Pts
64-Core 546
37% 546 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.1
1-Core 106
2-Core 203
77% 131 Pts
4-Core 326
8-Core 436
50% 381 Pts
64-Core 332
22% 332 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 108
2-Core 202
77% 131 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 412
48% 364 Pts
64-Core 376
25% 376 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 80
1-Core 110
2-Core 214
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 467
48% 377 Pts
64-Core 436
29% 436 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.6
1-Core 115
2-Core 213
77% 134 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 453
49% 378 Pts
64-Core 443
30% 443 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 105
2-Core 149
69% 111 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 309
34% 262 Pts
64-Core 287
19% 287 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.1
1-Core 36.5
2-Core 69.3
42% 60.3 Pts
4-Core 130
8-Core 337
28% 233 Pts
64-Core 355
24% 355 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,004,640 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-8265U Builds (Compare 1,163 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-8265U Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code NameWhiskey Lake
Launch DateQ3'18
Processor Numberi5-8265U
# 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 Price$297.00
Clock Speed1.60 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.90 GHz
Bus Speed4 GT/s OPI
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
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
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size46x24
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1528

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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3 days ago.

a great processor for light to middle usage.


Excellent

1 month ago.

its better than my frineds loloolol


Excellent

6 months ago.

Best midrange cpu for normal users


Excellent

13 days ago.

I need version remastered for this processor


Good

3 months ago.

about 3.88 ghz turbo boost i saw a few minutes ago.


Terrible

3 months ago.

this cpu has great performance in my works


Good

5 months ago.

Excelente custo benefício, rápido e muito econômico.


Good

7 months ago.

It throttles but not as much as AMD!


Good

3 months ago.

Although gets hot quickly but performs like super star


Excellent

13 months ago.

If there is cold, then the Turbo Boost is awesome.


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