Intel Core i5-8257U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-8257U has 4 cores with 8 threads and is based on the 8. gen of the Intel Core i5 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1528 socket and was released in Q3/2019.
Intel Core i5-8257U

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i5-8257U. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i5-8257U.

Name: Intel Core i5-8257U
Family: Intel Core i5
CPU group: Intel Core i 8000U
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 8
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i5-8257U can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 8
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.40 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 3.20 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i5-8257U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

GPU name: Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.05 GHz
Execution units: 48
Shader: 384
Max. GPU Memory: 32 GB
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Release date: Q4/2017

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

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

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory type: DDR4-2400 SO-DIMM
LPDDR3-2133
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
AES-NI: Yes

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

TDP (PL1): 15 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core i5-8257U as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1528
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 6.00 MB
Architecture: Coffee Lake U
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, 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: Q3/2019
Release price: 320 $
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-8257U 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.


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 Celeron G3900 Intel Celeron G3900
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
1020
Intel Core i3-1110G4 Intel Core i3-1110G4
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1016
Intel Core i7-10510Y Intel Core i7-10510Y
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
1016
Intel Core i5-8257U Intel Core i5-8257U
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
998
Intel Core i5-1030G7 Intel Core i5-1030G7
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
997
Intel Core i5-1030G4 Intel Core i5-1030G4
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
997
AMD EPYC 7702P AMD EPYC 7702P
64C 128T @ 3.35 GHz
996
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 i5-1030NG7 Intel Core i5-1030NG7
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
4189
Intel Core i7-7820HQ Intel Core i7-7820HQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
4186
Intel Core i5-10310U Intel Core i5-10310U
4C 8T @ 1.70 GHz
4170
Intel Core i5-8257U Intel Core i5-8257U
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
4017
Intel Core i5-10210U Intel Core i5-10210U
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
4013
Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
3965
Intel Core i5-1034G1 Intel Core i5-1034G1
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
3956
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 Xeon W-3223 Intel Xeon W-3223
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
396
Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
395
Intel Pentium Gold G6400E Intel Pentium Gold G6400E
2C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
395
Intel Core i5-8257U Intel Core i5-8257U
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
391
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2400G AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2400G
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
391
AMD EPYC 7402P AMD EPYC 7402P
24C 48T @ 3.35 GHz
391
AMD EPYC 7402 AMD EPYC 7402
24C 48T @ 3.35 GHz
391
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 i3-9100 Intel Core i3-9100
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
1630
Intel Core i5-1035G4 Intel Core i5-1035G4
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
1595
Intel Core i5-1035G7 Intel Core i5-1035G7
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
1595
Intel Core i5-8257U Intel Core i5-8257U
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
1589
Intel Xeon E-2224 Intel Xeon E-2224
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1589
Intel Core i5-7600K Intel Core i5-7600K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
1589
Intel Core i7-1060NG7 Intel Core i7-1060NG7
4C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
1587
Show all Cinebench R20 (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 i7-4940MX Intel Core i7-4940MX
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
969
Intel Core i5-10400T Intel Core i5-10400T
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
968
Intel Xeon W-2133 Intel Xeon W-2133
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
968
Intel Core i5-8257U Intel Core i5-8257U
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
966
Intel Core i3-8100B Intel Core i3-8100B
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
966
Intel Core i5-8300H Intel Core i5-8300H
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
966
Intel Core i5-6600 Intel Core i5-6600
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
966
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 Xeon E3-1245 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1245 v5
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
3786
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1500 AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1500
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
3781
Intel Core i5-8350U Intel Core i5-8350U
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
3779
Intel Core i5-8257U Intel Core i5-8257U
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
3770
HiSilicon Kirin 9000E HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
8C 8T @ 2.54 GHz
3767
HiSilicon Kirin 9000 HiSilicon Kirin 9000
8C 8T @ 2.54 GHz
3767
Intel Core i7-990X Intel Core i7-990X
6C 12T @ 3.46 GHz
3765
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) 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 i5-5350H 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 i5-8257U Intel Core i5-8257U
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645 @ 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 i9-12950HX Intel Core i9-12950HX
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.55 GHz
794
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 i5-1135G7 Intel Core i5-1135G7
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
68
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 3.80 GHz
67
Intel Core i5-10300H Intel Core i5-10300H
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
67
Intel Core i5-8257U Intel Core i5-8257U
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
66
Intel Core i7-4770 Intel Core i7-4770
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
64
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
63
Intel Core i7-4790 Intel Core i7-4790
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
62
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 i7-1185G7 Intel Core i7-1185G7
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
10896
Intel Xeon Gold 5122 Intel Xeon Gold 5122
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
10896
Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
10791
Intel Core i5-8257U Intel Core i5-8257U
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
10739
Intel Xeon E3-1230 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1230 v5
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
10735
Intel Xeon E3-1245 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1245 v6
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
10711
Intel Xeon E3-1240 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v6
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
10711
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark 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 i3-6320 Intel Core i3-6320
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
160
Intel Core i3-8140U Intel Core i3-8140U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
160
Intel Core i3-8145U Intel Core i3-8145U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
160
Intel Core i5-8257U Intel Core i5-8257U
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
159
Intel Core i5-10400T Intel Core i5-10400T
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
159
Intel Core i5-1030G4 Intel Core i5-1030G4
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
159
Intel Core i5-9600T Intel Core i5-9600T
6C 6T @ 3.90 GHz
159
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 i7-3770K Intel Core i7-3770K
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
672
Intel Core i7-4790S Intel Core i7-4790S
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
671
Intel Core i7-3770 Intel Core i7-3770
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
669
Intel Core i5-8257U Intel Core i5-8257U
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
667
Intel Core i5-7600 Intel Core i5-7600
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
666
Intel Core i7-5850EQ Intel Core i7-5850EQ
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
666
Intel Core i7-4850HQ Intel Core i7-4850HQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
666
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



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.


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