Intel Core i5-8250U vs Intel Core i3-7100T

Intel Core i5-8250U
Intel BGA1356MOBILE
1600 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2017
Intel Core i5-8250U

Intel Core i3-7100T
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3400 MHz / Cores: 2 / Feb 2017
Intel Core i3-7100T

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-8250U
    120%
  • Intel Core i3-7100T
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-8250U
    100%
  • Intel Core i3-7100T
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-8250U
    140%
  • Intel Core i3-7100T
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-8250U

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 40% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 20% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i3-7100T

None

Intel Core i5-8250U

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-8250U

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i5-8250U

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-8250U

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i3-7100T
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0
SSE4.1
Hyper-Threading

Architecture

Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i3-7100T
ArchitectureIntel_KabylakevsIntel_Kabylake
MarketMobilevsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133vsDDR4
CodenameKaby LakevsKaby Lake
Release DateSep 2017vsFeb 2017

Cores

Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i3-7100T
Cores4vs2
Threads8vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsIntel UHD 620vsIntel HD 630

Cache

Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i3-7100T
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache6144 KB (shared)vs3072 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i3-7100T
SocketIntel BGA1356vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Tempunknownvs65°C
Package FC-BGA1356vs
Die Sizeunknownvsunknown
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i3-7100T
Cpu Frequency1600 MHzvs3400 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3400 MHzvsnone
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP15 Wvs35 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-8250U
    4080 points
  • Intel Core i3-7100T
    4080 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-8250U
    9216 points
  • Intel Core i3-7100T
    9792 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-8250U
    146
  • Intel Core i3-7100T (simulated)
    144.9

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-8250U
    523
  • Intel Core i3-7100T (simulated)
    371.38

points - higher is better