Intel Core i5-8259U vs Intel Core i5-7260U

Comparative analysis of Intel Core i5-8259U and Intel Core i5-7260U processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Graphics, Graphics interfaces, Graphics image quality, Graphics API support, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the Intel Core i5-8259U

  • CPU is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 3 month(s) later
  • 2 more cores, run more applications at once: 4 vs 2
  • 4 more threads: 8 vs 4
  • Around 12% higher clock speed: 3.80 GHz vs 3.40 GHz
  • 2x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 2x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • Around 50% more L3 cache; more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • Around 8% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2261 vs 2098
  • 2x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 8395 vs 4159
  • Around 7% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 965 vs 901
  • Around 97% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 3942 vs 2005
  • Around 31% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 3247 vs 2477
  • Around 26% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 6676 vs 5300
  • Around 27% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 11568 vs 9082
  • Around 31% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 3247 vs 2477
  • Around 26% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 6676 vs 5300
  • Around 27% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 11568 vs 9082
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 3 April 2018 vs 3 January 2017
Number of cores 4 vs 2
Number of threads 8 vs 4
Maximum frequency 3.80 GHz vs 3.40 GHz
L1 cache 256 KB vs 128 KB
L2 cache 1 MB vs 512 KB
L3 cache 6 MB vs 4 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2261 vs 2098
PassMark - CPU mark 8395 vs 4159
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 965 vs 901
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 3942 vs 2005
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 3247 vs 2477
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 6676 vs 5300
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 11568 vs 9082
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 3247 vs 2477
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 6676 vs 5300
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 11568 vs 9082

Reasons to consider the Intel Core i5-7260U

  • Around 87% lower typical power consumption: 15 Watt vs 28 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt vs 28 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Core i5-8259U
CPU 2: Intel Core i5-7260U

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2261
2098
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
8395
4159
Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
965
901
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
3942
2005
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
CPU 1
CPU 2
3247
2477
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
CPU 1
CPU 2
6676
5300
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
CPU 1
CPU 2
11568
9082
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
CPU 1
CPU 2
3247
2477
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
CPU 1
CPU 2
6676
5300
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
CPU 1
CPU 2
11568
9082
Name Intel Core i5-8259U Intel Core i5-7260U
PassMark - Single thread mark 2261 2098
PassMark - CPU mark 8395 4159
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 965 901
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 3942 2005
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 5.218
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 75.117
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 0.685
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 2.451
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 6.118
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 3247 2477
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 6676 5300
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 11568 9082
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 3247 2477
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 6676 5300
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 11568 9082

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Core i5-8259U Intel Core i5-7260U

Essentials

Architecture codename Coffee Lake Kaby Lake
Launch date 3 April 2018 3 January 2017
Place in performance rating 215 167
Processor Number i5-8259U i5-7260U
Series 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processors 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processors
Status Launched Launched
Vertical segment Mobile Mobile
Launch price (MSRP) $304

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.30 GHz 2.20 GHz
Bus Speed 4 GT/s OPI
Die size 123 mm
L1 cache 256 KB 128 KB
L2 cache 1 MB 512 KB
L3 cache 6 MB 4 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum case temperature (TCase) 72 °C
Maximum core temperature 100°C 100°C
Maximum frequency 3.80 GHz 3.40 GHz
Number of cores 4 2
Number of threads 8 4

Memory

Max memory channels 2 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 37.5 GB/s 34.1 GB/s
Maximum memory size 32 GB 32 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133 DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600

Graphics

Device ID 0x3EA5 0x5926
eDRAM 128 MB 64 MB
Graphics base frequency 300 MHz 300 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.05 GHz 950 MHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® InTru™ 3D technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 32 GB 32 GB
Processor graphics Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 655 Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 640
Graphics max frequency 950 MHz

Graphics interfaces

DisplayPort
DVI
eDP
HDMI
Number of displays supported 3 3

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2304@60Hz 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP 4096x2304@60Hz 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2304@30Hz 4096x2304@30Hz
Max resolution over VGA N / A

Graphics API support

DirectX 12 12
OpenGL 4.5 4.5

Compatibility

Configurable TDP-down 20 W 9.5 W
Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 1
Package Size 46x24 42x24x1.3
Sockets supported FCBGA1528 FCBGA1356
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 28 Watt 15 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 16 12
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
PCIe configurations 1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1 1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
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® 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® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Speed Shift technology
Thermal Monitoring
Intel® Smart Response technology

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)