Average Bench: 64.5% (431st of 1316)

Based on 1,516 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8109U CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 64.5% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-8109U averaged 35.5% 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 Mixed Speed 102Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-8109U is just 13.2%. 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 269Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 268Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,516 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.8 Memory 83.6 92.8
75.2 1-Core 102 110
133 2-Core 179 205
72.8% 121 Pts
Min Avg Max
209 4-Core 264 292
218 8-Core 268 295
36.3% 266 Pts
Min Avg Max
220 64-Core 269 297
18.1% 269 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 91.8
1-Core 108
2-Core 185
78% 128 Pts
4-Core 275
8-Core 275
38% 275 Pts
64-Core 279
19% 279 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.4
1-Core 109
2-Core 198
79% 133 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 257
35% 258 Pts
64-Core 262
18% 262 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 109
2-Core 190
76% 128 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 279
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 87.3
1-Core 104
2-Core 167
73% 119 Pts
4-Core 243
8-Core 258
34% 250 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.1
1-Core 57.2
2-Core 130
57% 90.3 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 220
32% 229 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.9
1-Core 61.6
2-Core 48.7
42% 58.1 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 258
33% 248 Pts
64-Core 263
18% 263 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,345,276 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-8109U Builds (Compare 2,667 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: 77% - Very good Total price: $75

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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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