Intel Core i5-8305G: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i5-8305G

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i5-8305G sales on February 2018. This is Kaby Lake-G architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.80 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is BGA2270 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR4-2400 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 18.66 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X.

General info

Of Core i5-8305G processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core i5
 
Achitecture codename
Kaby Lake-G
 
Release date
February 2018
 

Technical specs

Core i5-8305G's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i5-8305G's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
8
 
Maximum frequency
3.8 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
256 KB
 
of 896 (Core i9-7940X)
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
6 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
of 105 (Core i7-5557U)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i5-8305G 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
 
Socket
BGA2270
 
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-8305G. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Speed Shift
+
 
My WiFi
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
Smart Response
+
 

Security technologies

Core i5-8305G technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
MPX
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
OS Guard
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-8305G are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i5-8305G.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2400
 
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
37.5 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i5-8305G.
Integrated graphics
AMD Radeon RX Vega M GL / 870 (931 - 1011 MHz)
 
Max video memory
64 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
1 GHz
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-8305G's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
DVI
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i5-8305G's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096 x 2160 @30Hz
 
Max resolution over eDP
4096 x 2160 @60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096 x 2160 @60Hz
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i5-8305G's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
OpenGL
4.4
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i5-8305G's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
8
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i5-8305G. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

18.66

3DMark06 CPU

7755

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

5844

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

21845

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

1.79

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

7.5

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

157

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

681

WinRAR 4.0

4459

x264 encoding pass 1

166

x264 encoding pass 2

46

TrueCrypt AES

4.1

Passmark

8947

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i5-8305G is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i5-8305G performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-8305G from AMD is Ryzen 7 PRO 2700U, which is slower by 1% and lower by 7 positions in our rating.

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