Intel Core i3-8145U processor review

Core i3-8145U processor released by Intel; release date: 21 August 2018. The processor is designed for mobile-computers and based on Whiskey Lake microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 2, threads - 4. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3.90 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 100°C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Cache size: L1 - 256 KB, L2 - 1 MB, L3 - 4 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133. Maximum memory size: 32 GB.

Supported socket types: FCBGA1528. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 15 Watt.

The processor has integrated graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 620 with the following parameters: maximum video memory size - 32 GB.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3769
2131
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
87767
3824
Geekbench 4
Single Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
5311
4325
Geekbench 4
Multi-Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
36691
8121
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
9047 Frames
1590 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
7128 Frames
3228 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
12887 Frames
5815 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
9047.000 Fps
1590.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
7128.000 Fps
3228.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
12887.000 Fps
5815.000 Fps
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2131
PassMark - CPU mark 3824
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4325
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 8121
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 1590 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3228 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 5815 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 1590.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 3228.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 5815.000 Fps

Integrated graphics – Intel UHD Graphics 620

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1150 MHz
Core clock speed 300 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Pipelines 24
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt
Transistor count 189 million

Games performance

1. Days Gone (2021)
2. Resident Evil Village (2021)
3. Outriders (2021)
4. Hitman 3 (2021)
5. Fall Guys (2020)
6. Immortals Fenyx Rising (2020)
7. FIFA 21 (2020)
8. Mafia Definitive Edition (2020)
9. Serious Sam 4 (2020)
10. Flight Simulator 2020 (2020)
11. Valorant (2020)
12. Horizon Zero Dawn (2020)
13. Death Stranding (2020)
14. F1 2020 (2020)
15. Strange Brigade (2018)
16. Gears Tactics (2020)
17. Doom Eternal (2020)
18. Hunt Showdown (2020)
19. Escape from Tarkov (2020)
20. Hearthstone (2020)
21. Red Dead Redemption 2 (2019)
22. Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order (2019)
23. Need for Speed Heat (2019)
24. GRID 2019 (2019)
25. Ghost Recon Breakpoint (2019)
26. FIFA 20 (2019)
27. Borderlands 3 (2019)
28. Control (2019)
29. Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
30. Total War: Three Kingdoms (2019)
31. F1 2019 (2019)
32. Rage 2 (2019)
33. Anno 1800 (2019)
34. The Division 2 (2019)
35. Dirt Rally 2.0 (2019)
36. Anthem (2019)
37. Metro Exodus (2019)
38. Far Cry New Dawn (2019)
39. Apex Legends (2019)
40. World of Tanks enCore (2018)
41. Just Cause 4 (2018)
42. Darksiders III (2018)
43. Farming Simulator 19 (2018)
44. Battlefield V (2018)
45. Fallout 76 (2018)
46. Hitman 2 (2018)
47. Call of Duty Black Ops 4 (2018)
48. Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018)
49. Forza Horizon 4 (2018)
50. FIFA 19 (2018)
51. Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)
52. F1 2018 (2018)
53. Monster Hunter World (2018)
54. The Crew 2 (2018)
55. Far Cry 5 (2018)
56. X-Plane 11.11 (2018)
57. Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)
58. Final Fantasy XV Benchmark (2018)
59. Fortnite (2018)
60. Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
61. Need for Speed Payback (2017)
62. Call of Duty WWII (2017)
63. Assassin's Creed Origins (2017)
64. Destiny 2 (2017)
65. ELEX (2017)
66. The Evil Within 2 (2017)
67. Middle-earth: Shadow of War (2017)
68. FIFA 18 (2017)
69. Ark Survival Evolved (2017)
70. F1 2017 (2017)
71. Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
72. Team Fortress 2 (2017)
73. Dirt 4 (2017)
74. Rocket League (2017)
75. Prey (2017)
76. Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)
77. Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
78. For Honor (2017)
79. Resident Evil 7 (2017)
80. Call of Duty Infinite Warfare (2016)
81. Titanfall 2 (2016)
82. Farming Simulator 17 (2016)
83. Civilization VI (2016)
84. Battlefield 1 (2016)
85. Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
86. Mirror's Edge Catalyst (2016)
87. Overwatch (2016)
88. Doom (2016)
89. Ashes of the Singularity (2016)
90. Hitman 2016 (2016)
91. The Division (2016)
92. Far Cry Primal (2016)
93. Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
94. Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
95. Anno 2205 (2015)
96. World of Warships (2015)
97. Dota 2 Reborn (2015)
98. The Witcher 3 (2015)
99. Dirt Rally (2015)
100. GTA V (2015)
101. Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014)
102. Alien: Isolation (2014)
103. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014)
104. Sims 4 (2014)
105. Thief (2014)
106. X-Plane 10.25 (2013)
107. Battlefield 4 (2013)
108. Company of Heroes 2 (2013)
109. Metro: Last Light (2013)
110. BioShock Infinite (2013)
111. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013)
112. Tomb Raider (2013)
113. Diablo III (2012)
114. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
115. Deus Ex Human Revolution (2011)
116. StarCraft 2 (2010)
117. GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto (2008)
118. Trackmania Nations Forever (2008)
119. Supreme Commander - FA Bench (2007)
120. World of Warcraft (2005)

Days Gone (2021)

Low, 1280x72011.00

Resident Evil Village (2021)

Low, 1280x72012.20

Outriders (2021)

Low, 1280x72021.90

Hitman 3 (2021)

Low, 1280x72015.70

Fall Guys (2020)

Low, 1280x72040.60
Medium, 1920x108022.70
High, 1920x108012.90

Immortals Fenyx Rising (2020)

Low, 1280x72011.00

FIFA 21 (2020)

Low, 1280x72057.60
Medium, 1920x108029.50

Mafia Definitive Edition (2020)

Low, 1280x72011.20

Serious Sam 4 (2020)

Low, 1280x72019.40
Medium, 1920x10804.28

Flight Simulator 2020 (2020)

Low, 1280x72010.50

Valorant (2020)

Low, 1280x72080.30
Medium, 1920x108040.10
High, 1920x108033.60
QHD, 2560x144021.50

Horizon Zero Dawn (2020)

Low, 1280x7207.00

Death Stranding (2020)

Low, 1280x72012.50
Medium, 1920x10808.30

F1 2020 (2020)

Low, 1280x72028.00
Medium, 1920x108013.00
High, 1920x108010.00

Strange Brigade (2018)

Low, 1280x72022.80
Medium, 1920x108010.85
High, 1920x108010.75
Ultra, 1920x108013.90

Gears Tactics (2020)

Low, 1280x72031.20
Medium, 1920x108010.70

Doom Eternal (2020)

Low, 1280x72016.90
Medium, 1920x10809.30

Hunt Showdown (2020)

Low, 1280x72014.00

Escape from Tarkov (2020)

Low, 1280x72024.70
Medium, 1920x108010.30

Hearthstone (2020)

Medium, 1920x108031.70
High, 1920x108030.60
4K, 3840x216013.20

Red Dead Redemption 2 (2019)

Low, 1280x72011.25
Medium, 1920x10805.25

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order (2019)

Medium, 1920x10808.68
High, 1920x10806.20

Need for Speed Heat (2019)

Low, 1280x72012.80
Medium, 1920x10806.40

GRID 2019 (2019)

Low, 1280x72024.70
Medium, 1920x108010.30

Ghost Recon Breakpoint (2019)

Low, 1280x72012.00
Medium, 1920x10806.00

FIFA 20 (2019)

Low, 1280x72055.50
Medium, 1920x108030.30
High, 1920x108027.80
Ultra, 1920x108019.60
QHD, 2560x144014.10

Borderlands 3 (2019)

Low, 1280x72014.35

Control (2019)

Low, 1280x72014.20
Medium, 1920x10804.80
High, 1920x10803.30

Counter-Strike: GO (2012)

Medium, 1366x76890.00
High, 1366x76862.10

Total War: Three Kingdoms (2019)

Low, 1280x72024.30
Medium, 1920x10807.90
High, 1920x10804.60
Ultra, 1920x10803.20

F1 2019 (2019)

Low, 1280x72030.00
Medium, 1920x108012.50

Rage 2 (2019)

Low, 1280x7207.90

Anno 1800 (2019)

Low, 1280x72021.85
Medium, 1920x10806.85

The Division 2 (2019)

Low, 1280x72014.00

Dirt Rally 2.0 (2019)

Low, 1280x72039.80
Medium, 1920x108012.70

Anthem (2019)

Low, 1280x7208.20

Metro Exodus (2019)

Low, 1280x72011.80
Medium, 1920x10805.90

Far Cry New Dawn (2019)

Low, 1280x72013.00
Medium, 1920x10807.00

Apex Legends (2019)

Low, 1280x72024.30

World of Tanks enCore (2018)

Low, 1366x768160.90
Medium, 1920x108023.10

Just Cause 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x72016.10
Medium, 1920x108010.20

Darksiders III (2018)

Low, 1280x72026.80
Medium, 1920x10807.80

Farming Simulator 19 (2018)

Low, 1280x72064.00
Medium, 1920x108023.30
High, 1920x108012.90
Ultra, 1920x108012.90

Battlefield V (2018)

Low, 1280x7209.20

Fallout 76 (2018)

Low, 1280x72015.25

Hitman 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x7206.30

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x72016.80
Medium, 1920x10807.80

Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018)

Low, 1280x72013.00
Medium, 1920x10808.00

Forza Horizon 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x72020.00
Medium, 1920x108011.50

FIFA 19 (2018)

Low, 1280x72048.20
Medium, 1920x108038.30
High, 1920x108035.85
Ultra, 1920x108017.80

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Low, 1280x72014.40
Medium, 1920x10806.00

F1 2018 (2018)

Low, 1280x72033.00
Medium, 1920x108015.00
High, 1920x108012.00
Ultra, 1920x10808.00
QHD, 2560x144012.00

Monster Hunter World (2018)

Low, 1280x72016.70

The Crew 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x72018.85

Far Cry 5 (2018)

Low, 1280x72013.00
Medium, 1920x10807.00
High, 1920x10806.00
Ultra, 1920x10805.50

X-Plane 11.11 (2018)

Low, 1280x72018.80
Medium, 1920x108013.30
High, 1920x108012.05
4K, 3840x21606.60

Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)

Low, 1280x72013.10

Final Fantasy XV Benchmark (2018)

Low, 1280x72011.49
Medium, 1920x10805.79
High, 1920x10805.04

Fortnite (2018)

Low, 1280x72046.30
Medium, 1920x108022.40
High, 1920x10807.60

Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x72016.00

Need for Speed Payback (2017)

Low, 1280x72018.10
Medium, 1920x10808.30

Call of Duty WWII (2017)

Low, 1280x72025.60
Medium, 1920x108017.10

Assassin's Creed Origins (2017)

Low, 1280x7209.00
Medium, 1920x10805.00

Destiny 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x72018.50
Medium, 1920x10809.40

ELEX (2017)

Low, 1280x72010.60
Medium, 1920x10805.20

The Evil Within 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x72011.00
Medium, 1920x10806.50

Middle-earth: Shadow of War (2017)

Low, 1280x72020.00
Medium, 1920x108010.00

FIFA 18 (2017)

Low, 1280x72058.40
Medium, 1920x108031.80
High, 1920x108027.40
Ultra, 1920x108024.70

Ark Survival Evolved (2017)

Low, 1280x72015.30

F1 2017 (2017)

Low, 1280x72030.50
Medium, 1920x108013.00
High, 1920x10809.00
Ultra, 1920x10806.00

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)

Low, 1280x72019.95
Medium, 1920x108012.00
High, 1920x10809.50

Team Fortress 2 (2017)

Medium, 1366x76889.00
High, 1920x108046.30

Dirt 4 (2017)

Low, 1280x72048.30
Medium, 1920x108013.60
High, 1920x108011.20

Rocket League (2017)

Low, 1280x72059.65
Medium, 1920x108032.15
High, 1920x108021.00

Prey (2017)

Low, 1280x72028.50
Medium, 1920x108012.90
High, 1920x108010.50
Ultra, 1920x10809.20

Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)

Low, 1280x72013.30

Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)

Low, 1280x72013.45

For Honor (2017)

Low, 1280x72023.90
Medium, 1920x10809.10

Resident Evil 7 (2017)

Low, 1280x72030.40
Medium, 1920x108014.90
High, 1920x108010.00
Ultra, 1920x10808.50

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare (2016)

Low, 1280x72023.00

Titanfall 2 (2016)

Low, 1280x72034.00
Medium, 1366x76825.00
High, 1920x10809.20

Farming Simulator 17 (2016)

Low, 1280x72072.75
Medium, 1366x76852.80
High, 1920x108023.00
Ultra, 1920x108012.45

Civilization VI (2016)

Low, 1024x76837.70
Medium, 1366x76815.84
High, 1920x10806.00
Ultra, 1920x10805.50

Battlefield 1 (2016)

Low, 1280x72029.70
Medium, 1366x76818.80
High, 1920x10808.80
Ultra, 1920x10807.90

Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)

Low, 1280x72016.80
Medium, 1366x76812.20
High, 1920x10806.30

Mirror's Edge Catalyst (2016)

Low, 1280x72022.30
Medium, 1366x76815.20

Overwatch (2016)

Low, 1280x72049.60
Medium, 1366x76830.70
High, 1920x108014.90

Doom (2016)

Low, 1280x72025.50

Ashes of the Singularity (2016)

Low, 1280x76811.05

Hitman 2016 (2016)

Low, 1280x72013.40

The Division (2016)

Low, 1280x72020.80

Far Cry Primal (2016)

Low, 1280x72019.00

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Low, 1024x76820.70
Medium, 1366x76812.20
High, 1920x10806.50
Ultra, 1920x10804.00

Rainbow Six Siege (2015)

Low, 1024x76841.00
Medium, 1366x76825.90
High, 1920x108015.35
Ultra, 1920x108010.80

Anno 2205 (2015)

Low, 1024x76831.20
Medium, 1366x76817.30
High, 1920x10807.50
Ultra, 1920x10804.70

World of Warships (2015)

Low, 1366x76866.70
Medium, 1366x76849.30
High, 1920x108022.80

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

Low, 1280x72071.80
Medium, 1366x76843.95
High, 1920x108019.85
Ultra, 1920x108017.65
4K, 3840x21606.95

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x76815.90
Medium, 1366x7689.90
High, 1920x10805.45
Ultra, 1920x10803.00

Dirt Rally (2015)

Low, 1024x768108.30
Medium, 1366x76831.00
High, 1920x108013.70
Ultra, 1920x108012.50

GTA V (2015)

Low, 1024x76835.70
Medium, 1366x76830.60
High, 1920x10807.80

Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014)

Low, 1024x76826.30
Medium, 1366x76821.90

Alien: Isolation (2014)

Low, 1024x76851.50
Medium, 1366x76835.60
High, 1920x108017.00
Ultra, 1920x108015.60

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014)

Low, 1280x72037.70
Medium, 1344x75622.60
High, 1920x108011.30

Sims 4 (2014)

Medium, 1366x76852.60
High, 1920x108025.20
Ultra, 1920x108017.70

Thief (2014)

Low, 1024x76823.80
Medium, 1366x76813.05
High, 1366x76814.00
Ultra, 1920x10806.55

X-Plane 10.25 (2013)

Low, 1024x76849.30
Medium, 1366x76819.80
High, 1366x76810.10
Ultra, 1920x10808.00

Battlefield 4 (2013)

Low, 1024x76843.50
Medium, 1366x76831.40
High, 1366x76822.10
Ultra, 1920x10807.30

Company of Heroes 2 (2013)

Low, 1024x76825.00

Metro: Last Light (2013)

Low, 1024x76831.00
Medium, 1366x76822.50
High, 1366x76815.00
Ultra, 1920x10806.00

BioShock Infinite (2013)

Low, 1280x72059.80
Medium, 1366x76833.40
High, 1366x76828.00
Ultra, 1920x10809.40

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013)

Medium, 1366x76869.50
High, 1366x76843.60
Ultra, 1920x108020.20

Tomb Raider (2013)

Low, 1024x76889.90
Medium, 1366x76845.00
High, 1366x76828.20
Ultra, 1920x108012.80

Diablo III (2012)

High, 1366x76840.00
Ultra, 1920x108027.40

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)

Low, 1280x72052.10
Medium, 1366x76829.50
High, 1366x76817.30
Ultra, 1920x10809.00

Deus Ex Human Revolution (2011)

Low, 1024x76880.20
High, 1366x76849.60
Ultra, 1920x108019.40

StarCraft 2 (2010)

Low, 1024x768188.20
Medium, 1360x76860.10
High, 1360x76833.80
Ultra, 1920x108018.40

GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto (2008)

Low, 800x60031.00
Medium, 1024x76827.00
High, 1280x10246.00

Trackmania Nations Forever (2008)

High, 1024x768116.00
Ultra, 1920x108057.50

Supreme Commander - FA Bench (2007)

High, 1024x76855.10
Ultra, 1920x108023.80

World of Warcraft (2005)

Low, 800x600157.70
Medium, 1024x76881.90
High, 1280x102422.50
Ultra, 1920x108010.70

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Whiskey Lake
Launch date 21 August 2018
Place in performance rating 384
Price now $281
Processor Number i3-8145U
Series 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i3 Processors
Status Launched
Value for money (0-100) 6.00
Vertical segment Mobile

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.10 GHz
Bus Speed 4 GT/s OPI
Die size 123 mm
L1 cache 256 KB
L2 cache 1 MB
L3 cache 4 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum case temperature (TCase) 72 °C
Maximum core temperature 100°C
Maximum frequency 3.90 GHz
Number of cores 2
Number of threads 4

Memory

Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 37.5 GB/s
Maximum memory size 32 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133

Graphics

Device ID 0x3EA0
Graphics base frequency 300 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.00 GHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 32 GB
Processor graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 620

Graphics interfaces

DisplayPort
DVI
eDP
HDMI
Number of displays supported 3

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2304@24Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.5

Compatibility

Configurable TDP-down 10 W
Configurable TDP-down Frequency 800 MHz
Configurable TDP-up 25 W
Configurable TDP-up Frequency 2.30 GHz
Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Package Size 46x24
Sockets supported FCBGA1528
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 16
PCI Express revision 3.0
PCIe configurations 1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® My WiFi technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Smart Response technology
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Speed Shift technology
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)