Average Bench: 64.1% (403rd of 1271)

Based on 48,025 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806EB, BFEBFBFF000806EC Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8265U CPU @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 44%Average: 64.1% 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 74.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 97.4Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8265U is 33.6%. 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 379Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 395Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 48,025 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.1 Memory 74.4 87.8
46.2 1-Core 97.4 117
86 2-Core 182 228
69.1% 118 Pts
Min Avg Max
146 4-Core 297 412
182 8-Core 395 575
45.3% 346 Pts
Min Avg Max
203 64-Core 379 539
25.4% 379 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 78.4
1-Core 118
2-Core 230
81% 142 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 490
57% 435 Pts
64-Core 360
24% 360 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.4
1-Core 117
2-Core 210
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 481
53% 411 Pts
64-Core 459
31% 459 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.2
1-Core 106
2-Core 212
75% 131 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 437
55% 410 Pts
64-Core 413
28% 413 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.7
1-Core 107
2-Core 206
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 352
47% 346 Pts
64-Core 351
24% 351 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.3
1-Core 114
2-Core 208
76% 132 Pts
4-Core 323
8-Core 414
48% 368 Pts
64-Core 431
29% 431 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.8
1-Core 102
2-Core 180
72% 121 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 329
37% 283 Pts
64-Core 341
23% 341 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Memory 71
1-Core 52.5
2-Core 102
48% 75.3 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 300
30% 241 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 34,399,051 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-8265U Builds (Compare 881 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
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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2 days ago.

a great processor for light to middle usage.


Excellent

3 months ago.

Best midrange cpu for normal users


Poor

7 days ago.

My favorite and my best processor


Excellent

12 days ago.

Cheap and faster cpu


Good

9 days ago.

it works for me very well


Good

19 days ago.

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


Excellent

6 months ago.

this cpu has great performance in my works


Good

2 months ago.

Excelente custo benefício, rápido e muito econômico.


Good

4 months ago.

It throttles but not as much as AMD!


Good

10 days ago.

Although gets hot quickly but performs like super star


Excellent

10 months ago.

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


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