Intel Core i5-8250U vs AMD Ryzen 3 3250U

Last updated:

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i5-8250U CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
Intel Core i5-8250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
Intel Core i5 Family AMD Ryzen 3
Intel Core i 8000U CPU group AMD Ryzen 3000U
8 Generation 2
Kaby Lake U Refresh Architecture Dali (Zen+)
Mobile Segment Mobile
Intel Core i5-7200U Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

4 Cores 2
8 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
1.60 GHz Frequency 2.60 GHz
3.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.50 GHz
2.30 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.60 GHz

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel UHD Graphics 620 GPU AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics
0.30 GHz GPU frequency 1.00 GHz
1.10 GHz GPU (Turbo)
9.5 GPU Generation 8
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
24 Execution units 3
192 Shader 192
64 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR4-2400 SO-DIMM Memory
32 GB Max. Memory 32 GB
2 Memory channels 2
-- Bandwidth 38.4 GB/s
No ECC Yes
L2 Cache
6.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
12 PCIe lanes 8

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

15 W TDP (PL1) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up 25 W
-- TDP down 12 W
-- Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

14 nm Technology 14 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
BGA 1356 Socket FP5
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q3/2017 Release date Q1/2020
show more data show more data


Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
897 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Cinebench R23 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
3118 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
348 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
309 (89%)
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
1509 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
751 (50%)
Show all Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
157 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
138 (88%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
549 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
344 (63%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
753 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
670 (89%)
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
2956 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
1437 (49%)
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



V-Ray CPU-Render Benchmark

V-Ray is a 3D rendering software from the manufacturer Chaos for designers and artists. Unlike many other render engines, V-Ray is capable of so-called hybrid rendering, in which the CPU and GPU work together at the same time.

However, the CPU benchmark we used (CPU Render Mode) only uses the system's processor. The working memory used plays a major role in the V-Ray benchmark. For our benchmarks we use the fastest RAM standard approved by the manufacturer (without overclocking).

Due to the high compatibility of V-Ray (including Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, Cinema 4D, SketchUp, Unreal Engine and Blender), it is a frequently used software. With V-Ray, for example, photorealistic images can be rendered that laypeople cannot distinguish from normal photos.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
2375 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all V-Ray CPU-Render Benchmark results



iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
Intel UHD Graphics 620 @ 1.10 GHz
422 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics @ 1.00 GHz
384 (91%)
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
46 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
22 (48%)
Show all Blender 3.1 Benchmark results



Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
5932 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
4001 (67%)
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
705.3 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Blender 2.81 (bmw27) results



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
3927 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
11787 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
1.78 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
6.01 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
41.5 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) results



Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Core i5-8250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
Acer Aspire
Acer Chromebook
Acer Spin
Acer Swift
Acer TravelMate
Asus UX410UA
Asus Vivobook 15
Asus ZenBook 13
Asus ZenBook 14
Dell Inspiron 13
Dell Inspiron 14
Dell Inspiron 15
Dell Inspiron 17
Dell XPS 13
Fujitsu Lifebook
Fujitsu Lifebook U938
Acer Aspire 3 (A314-22-R0YJ)
ASUS VivoBook 15 F512DA (90NB0LZ3-M22030)
Laptops

Leaderboards

In our leaderboards, we have clearly compiled the best processors for specific categories for you. The leaderboards are always up to date and are regularly updated by us. The best processors are selected according to popularity and speed in benchmarks as well as the price-performance ratio.


Popular comparisons containing this CPUs

1. Intel Core i3-1005G1AMD Ryzen 3 3250U Intel Core i3-1005G1 vs AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2. AMD Ryzen 5 2500UIntel Core i5-8250U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U vs Intel Core i5-8250U
3. Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i5-7200U Intel Core i5-8250U vs Intel Core i5-7200U
4. Intel Core i7-7500UIntel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i7-7500U vs Intel Core i5-8250U
5. Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i5-8250U vs Intel Core i7-8550U
6. Intel Core i5-8250UAMD Ryzen 5 3500U Intel Core i5-8250U vs AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
7. AMD Ryzen 3 3250UAMD Ryzen 5 3500U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U vs AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
8. AMD Athlon Silver 3050UIntel Core i5-8250U AMD Athlon Silver 3050U vs Intel Core i5-8250U
9. AMD Ryzen 3 3200UAMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3200U vs AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
10. AMD Ryzen 3 3250UIntel Core i3-10110U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U vs Intel Core i3-10110U
11. Intel Core i5-1035G1AMD Ryzen 3 3250U Intel Core i5-1035G1 vs AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
12. Intel Core i3-1115G4AMD Ryzen 3 3250U Intel Core i3-1115G4 vs AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
13. AMD Ryzen 3 3250UIntel Core i3-8130U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U vs Intel Core i3-8130U
14. AMD Ryzen 3 3250UAMD Athlon Silver 3050U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U vs AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
15. Intel Core i5-1035G1Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-1035G1 vs Intel Core i5-8250U
16. Intel Core i5-8250UAMD Ryzen 7 3700U Intel Core i5-8250U vs AMD Ryzen 7 3700U
17. Intel Core i5-10210UIntel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-10210U vs Intel Core i5-8250U
18. Intel Core i5-8265UIntel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8265U vs Intel Core i5-8250U
19. AMD Ryzen 3 3200UIntel Core i5-8250U AMD Ryzen 3 3200U vs Intel Core i5-8250U
20. Intel Core i5-10210UAMD Ryzen 3 3250U Intel Core i5-10210U vs AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
21. Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i7-7700HQ Intel Core i5-8250U vs Intel Core i7-7700HQ
22. AMD Ryzen 3 3250UAMD Athlon Gold 3150U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U vs AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
23. Intel Core i5-7300HQIntel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-7300HQ vs Intel Core i5-8250U
24. Intel Core i3-8130UIntel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i3-8130U vs Intel Core i5-8250U
25. Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Celeron J4125 Intel Core i5-8250U vs Intel Celeron J4125


back to index