Average Bench: 57% (567th of 1316)

Based on 1,163 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00040651, 0FABFBFF00040651, 1FABFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4258U CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 57% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-4258U averaged 43.0% 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 80.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 72.9Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-4258U is 26%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-4258U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 201Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 201Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,163 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.7 Memory 80.6 91.6
26.4 1-Core 72.9 85.7
62.9 2-Core 130 158
59.3% 94.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
108 4-Core 195 225
126 8-Core 201 226
26.9% 198 Pts
Min Avg Max
127 64-Core 201 226
13.5% 201 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.8
1-Core 84.7
2-Core 148
67% 107 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 223
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.2
1-Core 83.6
2-Core 160
63% 106 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 226
31% 225 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 72
1-Core 84.4
2-Core 148
61% 101 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 224
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 55.7
2-Core 95.8
53% 78.7 Pts
4-Core 140
8-Core 175
21% 157 Pts
64-Core 191
13% 191 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.4
1-Core 83.3
2-Core 147
60% 100 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 224
30% 223 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 70
1-Core 85
2-Core 151
61% 102 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 228
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.8
1-Core 78.4
2-Core 127
58% 93 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 212
25% 190 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.7
1-Core 74
2-Core 127
54% 88.6 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 218
30% 218 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,025,698 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-4258U Builds (Compare 3,188 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 20351

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-4258U Processor (3M Cache, up to 2.90 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor Numberi5-4258U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$315.00
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.9 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP28 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Graphics 5100
Graphics Base Frequency200 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceNo
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

I/O

USB Revision3.0
# of USB Ports4
General Purpose IOYes
UARTYes
Total # of SATA Ports4
Integrated LANNo
Integrated IDENo
Max # of SATA 6.0 Gb/s Ports4

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations4x1, 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12
PCI SupportNo

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
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Rapid Storage TechYes
Smart Connect TechYes
HD Audio TechYes
Matrix Storage TechNo
ME Firmware Version9.5

Package

Package Size40mm x 24mm x 1.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1168

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

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Great processor for Late 2013 MacBook Pro!


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