Average Bench: 62.5% (465th of 1316)

Based on 64,441 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806EB, BFEBFBFF000806EC Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8265U CPU @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 45%Average: 62.5% Great: 76%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-8265U averaged 37.4% 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 94.6Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8265U is 31.4%. 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 357Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 374Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 64,441 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.9 Memory 74.4 89
42.3 1-Core 94.6 117
78.1 2-Core 176 228
67.7% 115 Pts
Min Avg Max
127 4-Core 281 398
171 8-Core 374 545
42.9% 328 Pts
Min Avg Max
179 64-Core 357 524
24% 357 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 87.6
1-Core 119
2-Core 228
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 466
59% 439 Pts
64-Core 384
26% 384 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.5
1-Core 113
2-Core 212
76% 133 Pts
4-Core 393
8-Core 576
62% 484 Pts
64-Core 571
38% 571 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.1
1-Core 107
2-Core 190
72% 123 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 554
60% 467 Pts
64-Core 365
24% 365 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.9
1-Core 111
2-Core 214
76% 134 Pts
4-Core 327
8-Core 443
50% 385 Pts
64-Core 442
30% 442 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.9
1-Core 111
2-Core 148
74% 117 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 310
34% 261 Pts
64-Core 305
20% 305 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.1
1-Core 61.2
2-Core 108
51% 80.6 Pts
4-Core 158
8-Core 285
28% 221 Pts
64-Core 303
20% 303 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,036,891 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-8265U Builds (Compare 1,506 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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4 days ago.

a great processor for light to middle usage.


Poor

5 days ago.

its better than my frineds loloolol


Excellent

11 months ago.

Best midrange cpu for normal users


Average

26 days ago.

its fine i guess yeah it does its job


Good

30 days ago.

I need version remastered for this processor


Excellent

6 days ago.

WHEN UNDERVOLTED AND GIVEN ENOUGH POWER....PERFORMS LIKE A DESKTOP CPU (CLOSE TO A 3400G)


Terrible

7 months ago.

this cpu has great performance in my works


Terrible

3 months ago.

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


Excellent

4 months ago.

Very fast for medium gaming and work in my opinion


Good

3 months ago.

Excelente custo benefício, rápido e muito econômico.


Good

12 months ago.

It throttles but not as much as AMD!


Good

8 months ago.

Although gets hot quickly but performs like super star


Excellent

18 months ago.

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


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