Average Bench: 58% (269th of 1206)

Based on 584 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8109U CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 50%Average: 58% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-8109U averaged 42.0% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 105Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 184Pts

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 285Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 282Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 584 samples)
Min Avg Max
84.7 1-Core 105 111
146 2-Core 184 208
69.3% 144 Pts
Min Avg Max
227 4-Core 278 299
236 8-Core 282 300
38.2% 280 Pts
Min Avg Max
246 64-Core 285 303
19.1% 285 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 109
2-Core 160
67% 134 Pts
4-Core 291
8-Core 284
39% 287 Pts
64-Core 292
20% 292 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 109
2-Core 198
73% 153 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 262
37% 269 Pts
64-Core 276
18% 276 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 110
2-Core 205
75% 157 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 280
37% 274 Pts
64-Core 284
19% 284 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 107
2-Core 201
73% 154 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 252
36% 263 Pts
64-Core 276
18% 276 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 188
71% 148 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 272
37% 273 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 107
2-Core 183
70% 145 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 268
36% 265 Pts
64-Core 271
18% 271 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 184
69% 144 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 264
34% 255 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 92.6
2-Core 161
61% 127 Pts
4-Core 267
8-Core 271
37% 269 Pts
64-Core 260
17% 260 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,933,441 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i3-8109U Builds (Compare 2,139 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Intel NUC8BEB

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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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