Average Bench: 63.1% (453rd of 1316)

Based on 75,943 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806EB, BFEBFBFF000806EC Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8265U CPU @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 45%Average: 63.1% Great: 77%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-8265U averaged 36.9% 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 74.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 96.5Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8265U is 31.7%. 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 362Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 381Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 75,943 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.1 Memory 74.1 88.8
46.3 1-Core 96.5 117
92.7 2-Core 181 227
68.7% 117 Pts
Min Avg Max
150 4-Core 289 403
198 8-Core 381 563
43.9% 335 Pts
Min Avg Max
216 64-Core 362 534
24.3% 362 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 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 102
2-Core 208
76% 131 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 382
52% 379 Pts
64-Core 360
24% 360 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.5
1-Core 115
2-Core 227
79% 139 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 507
58% 444 Pts
64-Core 346
23% 346 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 110
2-Core 177
74% 123 Pts
4-Core 345
8-Core 421
51% 383 Pts
64-Core 400
27% 400 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.4
1-Core 106
2-Core 225
76% 135 Pts
4-Core 393
8-Core 480
58% 436 Pts
64-Core 328
22% 328 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.2
1-Core 116
2-Core 215
76% 134 Pts
4-Core 365
8-Core 268
45% 316 Pts
64-Core 263
18% 263 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.7
1-Core 84.3
2-Core 174
60% 106 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 434
46% 356 Pts
64-Core 435
29% 435 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 48.2
1-Core 104
2-Core 193
63% 115 Pts
4-Core 341
8-Core 408
50% 375 Pts
64-Core 403
27% 403 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.2
1-Core 53.6
2-Core 91.1
47% 71.6 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 322
34% 265 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,346,375 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-8265U Builds (Compare 1,650 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
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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1 month ago.

a great processor for light to middle usage.


Excellent

17 days ago.

its better than my frineds loloolol


Excellent

14 months ago.

Best midrange cpu for normal users


Average

3 months ago.

its fine i guess yeah it does its job


Good

10 days ago.

I need version remastered for this processor


Good

1 month ago.

this cpu has great performance in my works


Terrible

6 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

Very fast for medium gaming and work in my opinion


Good

6 months ago.

Excelente custo benefício, rápido e muito econômico.


Good

15 months ago.

It throttles but not as much as AMD!


Good

11 months ago.

Although gets hot quickly but performs like super star


Excellent

1 month ago.

Good, but the integrated video is not good for 3d games like minecraft, which is in the 47 fps range, but apart from that it is much faster than life's ryzen 3 pro 3300u and ryzen 5 2500u, and it's very economical with TDP 15W


Excellent

21 months ago.

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


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