Average Bench: 65.9% (442nd of 1363)

Based on 2,034 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8109U CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 65.9% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-8109U averaged 34.1% 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 83.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 105Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-8109U is just 14.9%. 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 Speed 284Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 284Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,034 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.3 Memory 83.6 93.1
76.5 1-Core 105 115
140 2-Core 185 215
72.6% 124 Pts
Min Avg Max
202 4-Core 280 306
221 8-Core 284 307
37.6% 282 Pts
Min Avg Max
225 64-Core 284 307
17.6% 284 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.4
1-Core 109
2-Core 205
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 278
38% 283 Pts
64-Core 269
17% 269 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.2
1-Core 109
2-Core 194
77% 131 Pts
4-Core 295
8-Core 259
38% 277 Pts
64-Core 296
18% 296 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.1
1-Core 108
2-Core 172
74% 123 Pts
4-Core 269
8-Core 255
35% 262 Pts
64-Core 280
17% 280 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 110
2-Core 174
73% 123 Pts
4-Core 285
8-Core 307
39% 296 Pts
64-Core 309
19% 309 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.3
1-Core 107
2-Core 152
69% 114 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 285
38% 281 Pts
64-Core 283
18% 283 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.3
1-Core 103
2-Core 184
72% 123 Pts
4-Core 263
8-Core 256
35% 260 Pts
64-Core 249
15% 249 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.9
1-Core 90.3
2-Core 162
65% 110 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 255
35% 259 Pts
64-Core 263
16% 263 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 76
1-Core 99.4
2-Core 184
69% 120 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 257
31% 239 Pts
64-Core 260
16% 260 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.7
1-Core 99.7
2-Core 165
65% 112 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 154
21% 157 Pts
64-Core 160
10% 160 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,525,980 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-8109U Builds (Compare 960 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Intel NUC8BEB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $57

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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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