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Intel Core i5-8260U 1.6 GHz 4 core 8th gen processor review full specs

Intel Core i5-8260U specs

   Intel Core i5-8260U at 1.6 GHz is a High Mid Range processor 8th generation with Coffee Lake core name, designed for Laptops with FCBGA1528 socket, released in 2020-04-01. The processor manufactured using 14 nm process technology. Intel Core i5-8260U has 4 cores and 8 Threads operating at 1.6 GHz (Turbo mode - 3.9 GHz) with typical Thermal Design Power 15 W.
   The others technical specifications and some more information about the CPU like Memory Specification/Type, Unlocked or not, Cashes Size, Die Size, Architecture, 64 Bit support, Overclocking and other can be found in the table below.
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Intel Core i5-8260U review and specs

Intel Core i5-8260U specifications

General Info
NameIntel Core i5-8260U
Core nameCoffee Lake
Release dateApril 01, 2020
Price389 USD
Frequency1.6 GHz
Turbo frequency3.9 GHz
Min frequency0.8 GHz
Bus Speed4 GT/s OPI
Thermal Design Power (TDP)15 W
Min TDP10 W
Max. Temperature100 °C
L3 Cache6 MB
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel SSE4.2
Intel AVX2
Intel SSE4.1
Word Size64 bit
TSMC FinFET process14 nm
Transistor count1900 million
TechnologiesIntel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel 64
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Instruction Set
Intel vPro Platform Eligibility
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Idle States
Intel Speed Shift Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Transactional Synchronization Extensions
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Optane Memory Supported
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Instruction Set Extensions
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
SecurityIntel Trusted Execution Technology
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX)
Execute Disable Bit
Intel OS Guard
Intel AES New Instructions
Secure Key
Cinebench R15 Multi-Core596
Cinebench R15 Single-Core157
Cinebench R20 Multi-Core2046
Cinebench R20 Single-Core409
Cinebench R23 Multi-Core4033
Cinebench R23 Single-Core1029
GeekBench 5.2 Multi-Core4222
GeekBench 5.2 Single-Core997
Single Thread Mark2385
GPUIntel UHD Graphics 620
Frequency300 MHz
Max. frequency1100 MHz
Graphics technologiesIntel Clear Video Technology
4K Support: at 60Hz
Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel): 4096x2304 at 60Hz
Graphics Output: eDP 1.4b, MIPI-DSI 2.0, DP 1.4, HDMI 2.0b
Intel Quick Sync Video
Graphics Video Max Memory
Max Resolution (DP): 4096x2304 at 60Hz
OpenGL: 4.5
Max Resolution (HDMI): 4096x2304 at 24Hz
DirectX: 12
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Max Displays3
TypeDDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133
Memory Channels2
Memory Speed37.5 GB/s
Memory Size64 Gb

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