Average Bench: 68.8% (117th of 980)

Based on 3,354 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8550U CPU @ 1.80GHz

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-8550U averaged 31.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 110Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 106Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8550U is 47%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-8550U performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 417Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 456Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,354 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.7 SC Int 105 122
57.1 SC Float 110 127
56 SC Mixed 106 124
85.5% 107 Pts
Min Avg Max
185 QC Int 328 436
197 QC Float 351 459
184 QC Mixed 330 443
76.2% 336 Pts
Min Avg Max
247 MC Int 406 566
284 MC Float 456 644
274 MC Mixed 417 583
63.8% 426 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 121
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 438
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 398
MC Float 653
MC Mixed 412
72% 488 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 417
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 554
MC Float 626
MC Mixed 560
87% 580 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 119
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 394
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 522
MC Float 576
MC Mixed 535
82% 544 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 95
78% 97.1 Pts
QC Int 257
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 300
64% 282 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 424
MC Mixed 405
61% 405 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 108
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 205
QC Float 222
QC Mixed 257
52% 228 Pts
MC Int 331
MC Float 329
MC Mixed 319
49% 326 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 115
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 114
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 145
QC Float 127
QC Mixed 113
29% 128 Pts
MC Int 157
MC Float 182
MC Mixed 149
24% 163 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 54.8
SC Float 57.5
SC Mixed 56.2
45% 56.2 Pts
QC Int 210
QC Float 211
QC Mixed 196
47% 206 Pts
MC Int 283
MC Float 318
MC Mixed 307
45% 302 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,870,473 CPUs tested.

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Gaming 18%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-8550U Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake R
Launch DateQ3'17
Processor Numberi7-8550U
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$409.00
Clock Speed1.80 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.00 GHz
Bus Speed4 GT/s OPI
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory32 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size42mm X 24mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFC-BGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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