Intel Core i5-8210Y: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i5-8210Y


Intel started Core i5-8210Y sales 30 October 2018 at a recommended price of $281. This is Amber Lake-Y architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 2 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3600 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a BGA processor with a TDP of 7 Watt.

It provides good benchmark performance at 37.52 percent of a leader's which is Intel Core i9-9980XE.

General info

Of Core i5-8210Y processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Intel Core i5
Achitecture codename
Amber Lake-Y
Release date
30 October 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core i5-8210Y's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i5-8210Y's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
3.6 GHz
of 5
L1 cache
128 KB
of 768
L2 cache
512 KB
of 16384
L3 cache
4 MB
of 65536
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
of 7
64 bit support


Information on Core i5-8210Y compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Power consumption (TDP)
7 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-8210Y. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Security technologies

Core i5-8210Y technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-8210Y are enumerated here.

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i5-8210Y. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance


3DMark06 CPU


Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core


Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core


Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i5-8210Y is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i5-8210Y performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-8210Y from AMD is Ryzen 7 PRO 2700U, which is slower by 17% and lower by 92 positions in our rating.

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