Average Bench: 52.8% (715th of 1439)

Based on 15,431 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806EB, BFEBFBFF000806EC Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-8145U CPU @ 2.10GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Core i3-8145U averaged 47.1% 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 67.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 89Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-8145U is 38.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-8145U performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 225Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 225Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,431 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.1 Memory 67.2 84.7
41.2 1-Core 89 117
76.1 2-Core 158 206
60.4% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
102 4-Core 223 306
110 8-Core 225 306
30% 224 Pts
Min Avg Max
120 64-Core 225 304
13.9% 225 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.9
1-Core 108
2-Core 146
67% 110 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 228
30% 228 Pts
64-Core 235
15% 235 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.3
1-Core 89.8
2-Core 181
64% 113 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 242
32% 237 Pts
64-Core 238
15% 238 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.5
1-Core 104
2-Core 188
67% 119 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 239
32% 242 Pts
64-Core 234
14% 234 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.2
1-Core 92.3
2-Core 138
57% 97.6 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 223
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 213
13% 213 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.2
1-Core 57.6
2-Core 106
48% 78.1 Pts
4-Core 151
8-Core 166
21% 159 Pts
64-Core 170
10% 170 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.7
1-Core 60.5
2-Core 116
48% 80.1 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 177
22% 166 Pts
64-Core 193
12% 193 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 53.2
1-Core 56.8
2-Core 132
46% 80.8 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 164
23% 169 Pts
64-Core 150
9% 150 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 44.3
1-Core 28.3
2-Core 34.4
25% 35.7 Pts
4-Core 48
8-Core 64.9
7% 56.5 Pts
64-Core 69.2
4% 69.2 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 28.1
1-Core 28.9
2-Core 12.4
17% 23.1 Pts
4-Core 57.3
8-Core 29.8
6% 43.5 Pts
64-Core 133
8% 133 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 67,376,457 CPUs tested

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Gaming 6%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-8145U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code NameWhiskey Lake
Launch DateQ3'18
Processor Numberi3-8145U
# 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 Price$281.00
Clock Speed2.10 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.90 GHz
Bus Speed4 GT/s OPI
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.00 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
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
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size46x24
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1528

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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3 months ago.

It is a very fast i3 processor


Good

1 month ago.

Good dual core processor Minecraft works flawless on my Lenovo IdeaCentre A340


Poor

2 years ago.

it is alright but without good cooling it gets quite slow


Poor

19 months ago.

It became weak in 2022 for even everyday usage - Dev student


Poor

4 years ago.

Not fast, not slow. budget friendly, good price


Excellent

3 years ago.

Not only does it work for my son´s school needs, buy he was able to upload Minecraft and the speed was enough for some internet games he couldn´t use on his previous Intel laptop.


Excellent

3 years ago.

Very fast for an i3 processor.


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