Average Bench: 58.1% (266th of 1206)

Based on 504 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8109U CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 50%Average: 58.1% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-8109U averaged 41.8% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 105Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 185Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-8109U is just 12.1%. 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 286Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 283Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 504 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.3 1-Core 105 111
149 2-Core 185 208
69.4% 145 Pts
Min Avg Max
225 4-Core 279 300
237 8-Core 283 301
38.4% 281 Pts
Min Avg Max
249 64-Core 286 303
19.2% 286 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 111
2-Core 213
77% 162 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 293
40% 291 Pts
64-Core 293
20% 293 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 110
2-Core 196
73% 153 Pts
4-Core 296
8-Core 288
40% 292 Pts
64-Core 300
20% 300 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 106
2-Core 191
71% 148 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 291
40% 291 Pts
64-Core 290
19% 290 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 109
2-Core 192
72% 151 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 274
37% 273 Pts
64-Core 266
18% 266 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 191
72% 149 Pts
4-Core 267
8-Core 270
37% 268 Pts
64-Core 273
18% 273 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 99.9
2-Core 173
66% 136 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 290
40% 290 Pts
64-Core 290
20% 290 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.1
2-Core 173
64% 134 Pts
4-Core 271
8-Core 272
37% 272 Pts
64-Core 272
18% 272 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.2
2-Core 170
63% 132 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 274
32% 242 Pts
64-Core 280
19% 280 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,586,620 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-8109U Builds (Compare 1,902 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Intel NUC8BEB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $80

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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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