Average Bench: 63.9% (190th of 1206)

Based on 4,628 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806EC Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8265U CPU @ 1.60GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 63.9% Great: 77%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-8265U averaged 36.0% 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 103Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 198Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8265U is 38.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-8265U performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 423Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 448Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,628 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.2 1-Core 103 118
115 2-Core 198 231
71.4% 151 Pts
Min Avg Max
182 4-Core 332 433
259 8-Core 448 610
50.9% 390 Pts
Min Avg Max
253 64-Core 423 593
28.4% 423 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 118
2-Core 232
82% 175 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 559
65% 495 Pts
64-Core 523
35% 523 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 114
2-Core 223
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 527
64% 480 Pts
64-Core 543
36% 543 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 118
2-Core 197
76% 157 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 506
56% 433 Pts
64-Core 483
32% 483 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 109
2-Core 219
77% 164 Pts
4-Core 386
8-Core 262
47% 324 Pts
64-Core 260
18% 260 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 106
2-Core 200
73% 153 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 461
52% 401 Pts
64-Core 467
31% 467 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 107
2-Core 188
71% 148 Pts
4-Core 325
8-Core 517
54% 421 Pts
64-Core 508
34% 508 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98.1
2-Core 144
60% 121 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 475
47% 376 Pts
64-Core 469
32% 469 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88
2-Core 154
58% 121 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 374
42% 322 Pts
64-Core 375
25% 375 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.5
2-Core 66.9
36% 68.2 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 151
20% 148 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,484,316 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-8265U Builds (Compare 426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

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