Intel Core i5-5257U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-5257U is a 2 core processor. It can handle 4 threads simultaneously and was introduced in Q1/2015. The Intel Core i5-5257U is based on the 5. generation of the Intel Core i5 series and requires a mainboard with the socket BGA 1168. The Intel Core i5-5257U scores 760 points with one CPU core in the Geekbench 5 benchmark. When using all CPU cores, the result is 1,649 points.
Intel Core i5-5257U

CPU lineage

Here you can see which group the Intel Core i5-5257U belongs to and which processor is the predecessor of the Intel Core i5-5257U.

Name: Intel Core i5-5257U
Family: Intel Core i5 (328)
CPU group: Intel Core i 5000U (16)
Architecture: Broadwell U
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 5
Predecessor: Intel Core i5-4258U
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 2 CPU cores of the Intel Core i5-5257U clock with 2.70 GHz (3.10 GHz). The number of CPU cores and the clock frequency of the processor are largely responsible for the overall performance.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.10 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): 3.10 GHz

Internal Graphics

With the Intel Iris Graphics 6100, the Intel Core i5-5257U has an build in graphic solution. It has 48 SM processors, which have a total of 384 texture shaders. The iGPU not only enables games, but also significantly accelerates video playback.

GPU name: Intel Iris Graphics 6100
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.05 GHz
Compute units: 48
Shader: 384
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q1/2015
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 8
Direct X: 11.2
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 16 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors that have an integrated graphics can play videos faster and more efficiently. This can have a positive effect on the battery life of notebooks, for example.

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

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i5-5257U supports up to 16 GB memory in up to 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of 25.6 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR3-1866
DDR3-1600
25.6 GB/s
25.6 GB/s
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 12
PCIe Bandwidth: 6.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

With the TDP, the processor manufacturer specifies the cooling solution required for the processor. The Intel Core i5-5257U has a TDP of 28 W.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 28 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: 23 W
Tjunction max.: 105 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-5257U has a 3.00 MB large cache. The processor is manufactured in 14 nm. Modern production increases the efficiency of the processor.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1168
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 3.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
Release date: Q1/2015
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-5257U have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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 i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
762
AMD EPYC 7301 AMD EPYC 7301
16C 32T @ 2.70 GHz
761
Intel Xeon D-1541 Intel Xeon D-1541
8C 16T @ 2.70 GHz
761
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
760
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen. 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen. 2
8C 8T @ 3.15 GHz
760
Intel Celeron G5900E Intel Celeron G5900E
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
760
Intel Core i7-3770T Intel Core i7-3770T
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
760

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 Pentium Silver J5005 Intel Pentium Silver J5005
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1655
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
1652
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
1652
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1649
Intel Core i7-3540M Intel Core i7-3540M
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1647
Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
1643
Intel Core i7-7Y75 Intel Core i7-7Y75
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1640

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i5-4308U Intel Core i5-4308U
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
974
Intel Core i5-4430S Intel Core i5-4430S
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
973
Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
8C 8T @ 2.96 GHz
972
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
971
AMD Ryzen 3 3350U AMD Ryzen 3 3350U
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
971
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
971
Intel Core i7-4750HQ Intel Core i7-4750HQ
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
971

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i7-4558U Intel Core i7-4558U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1967
Intel Core i5-3450 Intel Core i5-3450
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1966
Intel Core i7-950 Intel Core i7-950
4C 8T @ 3.06 GHz
1965
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1964
Intel Core i5-3350P Intel Core i5-3350P
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1962
Intel Core i7-3612QM Intel Core i7-3612QM
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
1955
Intel Core i7-3612QE Intel Core i7-3612QE
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
1948

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 i5-4430 Intel Core i5-4430
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
280
Intel Pentium Silver N6000 Intel Pentium Silver N6000
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
279
Intel Pentium Silver N6005 Intel Pentium Silver N6005
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
279
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
277
Intel Core i5-6400 Intel Core i5-6400
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
275
Intel Core i5-3570K Intel Core i5-3570K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
275
Intel Core i5-L16G7 Intel Core i5-L16G7
5C 5T @ 3.00 GHz
272

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 Pentium Silver J5040 Intel Pentium Silver J5040
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
730
Intel Xeon E5450 Intel Xeon E5450
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
721
AMD A10-9700 AMD A10-9700
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
716
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
706
AMD Phenom II X4 965 AMD Phenom II X4 965
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
706
Intel Core i5-760 Intel Core i5-760
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
705
Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
699

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 i5-5350H Intel Core i5-5350H
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 @ 1.05 GHz
806
Intel Core i5-5575R Intel Core i5-5575R
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 @ 1.05 GHz
806
Intel Core i7-5750HQ Intel Core i7-5750HQ
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 @ 1.05 GHz
806
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
Intel Iris Graphics 6100 @ 1.05 GHz
806
Intel Core i5-4570R Intel Core i5-4570R
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 @ 1.25 GHz
800
Intel Core i5-14500HX Intel Core i5-14500HX
Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (32 EU) @ 1.55 GHz
794
Intel Core i5-14600T Intel Core i5-14600T
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.55 GHz
794

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 i7-5650U Intel Core i7-5650U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
3045
Intel Core i7-4558U Intel Core i7-4558U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
3042
Intel Core i3-6100H Intel Core i3-6100H
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
3040
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
3034
AMD Athlon Silver 3050e AMD Athlon Silver 3050e
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
3032
AMD Phenom II X3 B75 AMD Phenom II X3 B75
3C 3T @ 3.00 GHz
3012
AMD Phenom II X3 740 AMD Phenom II X3 740
3C 3T @ 3.00 GHz
3012

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 i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
127
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3
10C 20T @ 3.30 GHz
127
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3
12C 24T @ 3.30 GHz
127
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
126
Intel Xeon E3-1235L v5 Intel Xeon E3-1235L v5
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
126
Intel Xeon E5-2623 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2623 v3
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
126
Intel Core i5-4310M Intel Core i5-4310M
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
126

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 i7-5600U Intel Core i7-5600U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
329
Intel Core i7-5650U Intel Core i7-5650U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
329
Intel Core i3-7100H Intel Core i3-7100H
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
328
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
327
Intel Pentium G4600T Intel Pentium G4600T
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
327
Intel Xeon E5450 Intel Xeon E5450
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
326
AMD A12-9800 AMD A12-9800
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
326

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