Average Bench: 63.6% (466th of 1335)

Based on 73,715 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806EB, BFEBFBFF000806EC Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8265U CPU @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 63.6% Great: 78%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-8265U averaged 36.3% 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 74.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 97.5Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8265U is 31.9%. 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 383Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 397Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 73,715 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.1 Memory 74.6 89.5
46.5 1-Core 97.5 116
89.3 2-Core 179 225
68.8% 117 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 4-Core 290 399
192 8-Core 397 584
44.8% 343 Pts
Min Avg Max
205 64-Core 383 559
25.7% 383 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 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.1
1-Core 111
2-Core 219
82% 140 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 484
58% 438 Pts
64-Core 477
32% 477 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.8
1-Core 112
2-Core 220
78% 137 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 550
63% 482 Pts
64-Core 538
36% 538 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.3
1-Core 115
2-Core 228
80% 141 Pts
4-Core 418
8-Core 386
56% 402 Pts
64-Core 380
26% 380 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 91
1-Core 110
2-Core 220
82% 140 Pts
4-Core 310
8-Core 264
40% 287 Pts
64-Core 421
28% 421 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.6
1-Core 87.4
2-Core 148
68% 108 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 359
38% 294 Pts
64-Core 355
24% 355 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.1
1-Core 59
2-Core 133
56% 90.5 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 270
30% 230 Pts
64-Core 269
18% 269 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.4
1-Core 49.9
2-Core 96.2
47% 72.5 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 258
26% 204 Pts
64-Core 260
17% 260 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,653,206 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-8265U Builds (Compare 1,834 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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13 days ago.

a great processor for light to middle usage.


Excellent

4 months ago.

its better than my frineds loloolol


Poor

16 days ago.

Best midrange cpu for normal users


Excellent

30 days ago.

I need version remastered for this processor


Excellent

3 months ago.

this cpu has great performance in my works


Excellent

3 months ago.

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


Good

2 months ago.

Very fast for medium gaming and work in my opinion


Good

10 months ago.

Excelente custo benefício, rápido e muito econômico.


Good

19 months ago.

It throttles but not as much as AMD!


Good

3 months ago.

Although gets hot quickly but performs like super star


Excellent

5 months 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

2 years ago.

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


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