Intel Core i5-8279U - Benchmark and Specs

Intel Core i5-8279U

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

Frequency: 2.40 GHz CPU Cores: 4
Turbo (1 Core): 4.10 GHz CPU Threads: 8
Turbo (4 Cores): 3.60 GHz
Hyperthreading: Yes Overclocking: No
Core architecture: normal
A core: 0x B core: 0x

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

GPU name: Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz GPU (Turbo): 1.15 GHz
Generation: 9.5 DirectX Version: 12
Execution units: 48 Shader: 384
Max. Memory: 32 GB Max. displays: 3
Technology: 14 nm Release date: Q4/2017

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

Memory type: DDR4-2400 SO-DIMM
LPDDR3-2133
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2 ECC: No
PCIe version: 3.0 PCIe lanes: 16

EncryptionEncryption

AES-NI: Yes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

TDP (PL1): 28 W TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: -- TDP down: --
Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit) Architecture: Coffee Lake U
L2-Cache: -- L3-Cache: 6.00 MB
Technology: 14 nm Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Release date: Q2/2019 Socket: BGA 1528
Market price: ca. 320 $

Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Used in: Apple MacBook Pro 13 (2019)
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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.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X
8x 3.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
403
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Intel Core i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
403
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Intel Core i7-8850H Intel Core i7-8850H
6x 2.60 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
403
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Intel Core i5-8279U Intel Core i5-8279U
4x 2.40 GHz (4.10 GHz) HT
402
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Intel Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2x 1.20 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
402
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Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
2x 2.80 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
400
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Intel Core i3-10100T Intel Core i3-10100T
4x 3.00 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
399
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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 i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-6920HQ
4x 2.90 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
1724
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Intel Xeon E-2224G Intel Xeon E-2224G
4x 3.50 GHz (4.70 GHz)
1723
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Intel Core i3-8350K Intel Core i3-8350K
4x 4.00 GHz
1711
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Intel Core i5-8279U Intel Core i5-8279U
4x 2.40 GHz (4.10 GHz) HT
1702
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Intel Core i7-7700HQ Intel Core i7-7700HQ
4x 2.80 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
1701
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Intel Core i5-8300H Intel Core i5-8300H
4x 2.30 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1689
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Intel Core i5-8259U Intel Core i5-8259U
4x 2.30 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
1684
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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 Xeon E3-1275 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1275 v5
4x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
172
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Intel Xeon E5-2618L v3 Intel Xeon E5-2618L v3
8x 2.30 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
172
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Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2640 v3
8x 2.60 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
172
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Intel Core i5-8279U Intel Core i5-8279U
4x 2.40 GHz (4.10 GHz) HT
171
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Intel Pentium Gold G6500 Intel Pentium Gold G6500
2x 4.10 GHz HT
171
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Intel Core i5-10500TE Intel Core i5-10500TE
6x 2.30 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
171
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Intel Core i3-10100T Intel Core i3-10100T
4x 3.00 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
171
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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.

AMD Ryzen 7 3750H AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
4x 2.30 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
789
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Intel Core i7-7820HK Intel Core i7-7820HK
4x 2.90 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
784
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Intel Core i7-7820HQ Intel Core i7-7820HQ
4x 2.90 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
784
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Intel Core i5-8279U Intel Core i5-8279U
4x 2.40 GHz (4.10 GHz) HT
782
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Intel Core i5-1038NG7 Intel Core i5-1038NG7
4x 2.00 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
781
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Intel Core i7-5950HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ
4x 2.90 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
778
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AMD Ryzen 5 Pro 1500 AMD Ryzen 5 Pro 1500
4x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
775
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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 i7-5775C Intel Core i7-5775C
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 @ 1.15 GHz
883
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Intel Core i7-5775R Intel Core i7-5775R
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 @ 1.15 GHz
883
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Intel Core i7-5950HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 @ 1.15 GHz
883
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Intel Core i5-8279U Intel Core i5-8279U
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 @ 1.15 GHz
883
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Intel Core i7-4770R Intel Core i7-4770R
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 @ 1.35 GHz
864
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HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
ARM Mali-G76 MP16 @ 0.70 GHz
860
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Intel Core i3-1120G4 Intel Core i3-1120G4
Intel UHD Graphics (Tiger Lake G4) @ 1.10 GHz
845
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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 i3-7320 Intel Core i3-7320
2x 4.10 GHz HT
1048
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X
12x 3.50 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
1042
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Intel Core i3-8145U Intel Core i3-8145U
2x 2.10 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
1036
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Intel Core i5-8279U Intel Core i5-8279U
4x 2.40 GHz (4.10 GHz) HT
1035
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Intel Xeon E3-1230 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1230 v6
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
1035
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Intel Core i5-7600 Intel Core i5-7600
4x 3.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
1035
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Intel Core i7-8850H Intel Core i7-8850H
6x 2.60 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
1034
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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.

AMD Ryzen 5 4600U AMD Ryzen 5 4600U
6x 2.10 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
3975
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Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v3
6x 2.40 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
3973
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Intel Xeon E3-1270 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1270 v5
4x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
3968
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Intel Core i5-8279U Intel Core i5-8279U
4x 2.40 GHz (4.10 GHz) HT
3953
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Intel Xeon E3-1240 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v5
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
3917
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Intel Core i7-5775R Intel Core i7-5775R
4x 3.30 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
3896
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Intel Xeon Gold 5122 Intel Xeon Gold 5122
4x 3.60 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
3891
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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 Xeon E5-2620 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v4
8x 2.10 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
11324
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Intel Xeon E3-1280 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1280 v6
4x 3.90 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
11262
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Intel Core i5-9400H Intel Core i5-9400H
4x 2.50 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
11191
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Intel Core i5-8279U Intel Core i5-8279U
4x 2.40 GHz (4.10 GHz) HT
11126
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Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
11108
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Intel Core i7-5775R Intel Core i7-5775R
4x 3.30 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
11079
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Intel Core i7-5775C Intel Core i7-5775C
4x 3.30 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
11079
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