Average Bench: 65.7% (379th of 1275)

Based on 1,228 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8109U CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 65.7% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-8109U averaged 34.3% 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 85.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 103Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-8109U is just 13.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-8109U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 273Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 271Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,228 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.7 Memory 85.4 93.6
80.4 1-Core 103 111
138 2-Core 181 206
74% 123 Pts
Min Avg Max
211 4-Core 267 294
223 8-Core 271 297
36.8% 269 Pts
Min Avg Max
233 64-Core 273 299
18.4% 273 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 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.9
1-Core 110
2-Core 202
80% 134 Pts
4-Core 291
8-Core 293
40% 292 Pts
64-Core 296
20% 296 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 89
1-Core 108
2-Core 187
77% 128 Pts
4-Core 277
8-Core 273
38% 275 Pts
64-Core 275
18% 275 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.1
1-Core 109
2-Core 188
77% 129 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 276
38% 275 Pts
64-Core 283
19% 283 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.3
1-Core 109
2-Core 201
79% 133 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 276
37% 272 Pts
64-Core 278
19% 278 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.5
1-Core 109
2-Core 209
78% 134 Pts
4-Core 277
8-Core 278
38% 278 Pts
64-Core 280
19% 280 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 109
2-Core 173
74% 122 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 275
38% 276 Pts
64-Core 282
19% 282 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.2
1-Core 109
2-Core 205
77% 132 Pts
4-Core 281
8-Core 280
38% 280 Pts
64-Core 287
19% 287 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.4
1-Core 101
2-Core 210
74% 129 Pts
4-Core 138
8-Core 146
19% 142 Pts
64-Core 278
19% 278 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,720,248 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-8109U Builds (Compare 1,790 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Intel NUC8BEB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $85

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-8109U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz)
Code NameCoffee Lake
Launch DateQ2'18
Processor Numberi3-8109U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed3.00 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.60 GHz
Bus Speed4 GT/s OPI
Max TDP28 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 655
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics Burst Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
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
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size46x24
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1528

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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