Intel Core i5-8279U vs Core i5-9300H

General info

Comparing Core i5-8279U and Core i5-9300H processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
no data
 
0.38
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Core i5
 
Intel Core i5
Architecture codename
Coffee Lake
 
Coffee Lake
Release date
3 April 2019
 
30 April 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$250
Price now
no data
 
$861

Technical specs

Core i5-8279U and Core i5-9300H quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i5-8279U and Core i5-9300H performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
4
Number of threads
8
 
8
Base frequency
2.4 GHz
 
2.4 GHz
Maximum frequency
4.1 GHz
 
4.1 GHz
L1 cache
256 KB
 
256 KB
L2 cache
1 MB
 
1 MB
L3 cache
6 MB
 
8 MB
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
no data
 
126 mm2
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
100 °C
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i5-8279U and Core i5-9300H compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
1
Socket
FCBGA1528
 
FCBGA1440
Power consumption (TDP)
28 Watt
 
45 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-8279U and Core i5-9300H. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
-
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
eDRAM
128 MB
 
no data
Speed Shift
+
 
+
My WiFi
+
 
+
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
+
 
+
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+
Flex Memory Access
+
 
+

Security technologies

Core i5-8279U and Core i5-9300H technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
-
EDB
+
 
+
Secure Key
+
 
+
MPX
+
 
+
Identity Protection
+
 
+
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
Yes with Intel® ME
OS Guard
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-8279U and Core i5-9300H are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+
VT-d
+
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i5-8279U and Core i5-9300H.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133
 
DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
128 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
37.5 GB/s
 
41.8 GB/s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i5-8279U and Core i5-9300H.
Max video memory
32 GB
 
64 GB
Quick Sync
+
 
+
Clear Video
+
 
+
Clear Video HD
+
 
+
Graphics max frequency
1.15 GHz
 
1.05 GHz
InTru 3D
+
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-8279U and Core i5-9300H integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
3
eDP
+
 
+
DisplayPort
+
 
+
HDMI
+
 
+
DVI
+
 
+

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i5-8279U and Core i5-9300H integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@30Hz
 
4096x2304@30Hz
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 
4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over VGA
no data
 
N/A

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i5-8279U and Core i5-9300H integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
12
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.5

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i5-8279U and Core i5-9300H.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i5-8279U and Core i5-9300H. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

i5-8279U 8.92
i5-9300H 8.92

3DMark06 CPU

i5-8279U 8830 +8.9%
i5-9300H 8107

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

i5-8279U 6551
i5-9300H 6572 +0.3%

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

i5-8279U 24096
i5-9300H 24623 +2.2%

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

i5-8279U 168
i5-9300H 172 +2.4%

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

i5-8279U 750
i5-9300H 790 +5.3%

WinRAR 4.0

i5-8279U 5862 +3.5%
i5-9300H 5663

x264 encoding pass 1

i5-8279U 190
i5-9300H 194 +2.1%

x264 encoding pass 2

i5-8279U 46
i5-9300H 49 +6.5%

Passmark

i5-8279U 7917
i5-9300H 7917

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i5-8279U and Core i5-9300H are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i5-8279U

More powerful video core
Less power hungry (28 vs 45 watts)

Advantages of Intel Core i5-9300H

AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)

So, Core i5-8279U or Core i5-9300H?

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