Intel Core i5-8279U - Benchmark and Specs

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

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: 12.0
Execution units: 48 Max. displays: 3

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

h264: Decode / Encode
JPEG: Decode / Encode
h265 8bit: Decode / Encode
h265 10bit: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode
VC-1: Decode
AVC: 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: 28 W Tjunction max. --
TDP up: -- TDP down: --

Technical detailsTechnical details

L3-Cache: 6.00 MB Technology: 14 nm
Architecture: Coffee Lake U Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Socket: BGA 1528
Release date: Q2/2019 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 i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
2x 2.80 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
400
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AMD Epyc 7262 AMD Epyc 7262
12x 3.20 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
398
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AMD Epyc 7742 AMD Epyc 7742
64x 2.25 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
398
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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 i7-1068G7 Intel Core i7-1068G7
4x 2.30 GHz (4.10 GHz) HT
1739
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Intel Core i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-6920HQ
4x 2.90 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
1724
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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 Core i3-10110U Intel Core i3-10110U
2x 2.10 GHz (4.10 GHz) HT
171
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Intel Core i5-8265U Intel Core i5-8265U
4x 1.60 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
171
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Intel Core i3-8350K Intel Core i3-8350K
4x 4.00 GHz
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 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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Intel Core i7-5775R Intel Core i7-5775R
4x 3.30 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
774
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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 E3-1275 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1275 v5
4x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
11332
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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 i5-8279U 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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