4 Cores, 8 Threads @1.80 GHz, Whiskey Lake.
Release date ≈ Q3 2018.


4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.70 GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 52,204 user samples
50,514 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 80% Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 50% Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 50% Great: 80%
SPEED RANK: 390th / 1272
Gaming 65%
Desktop 72%
Workstation 51%
1,690 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 90% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 61% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 61% Great: 90%
SPEED RANK: 127th / 1272
Gaming 80%
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Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
64.9 % 80.1 % Faster effective speed.
Avg. Memory Latency
76.1 Pts 86.3 Pts Lower memory latency.
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
105 Pts 123 Pts Faster single-core speed.
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
189 Pts 237 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
296 Pts 404 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
396 Pts 555 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
OC Memory Latency
91 Pts 93.7 Pts +3%
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
134 Pts 136 Pts +1%
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
253 Pts 270 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
428 Pts 485 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
582 Pts 653 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
Market Share
Based on 34,473,337 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.29 % Insanely higher market share.
0.01 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
65 % More popular.
57 %
24+ Months More recent.
28+ Months
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
556 Pts 657 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
382 Pts 555 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'18 Q2'18
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$409.00 $431.00
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
4.60 GHz 4.50 GHz
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® UHD Graphics 620 Intel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 655
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.15 GHz 1.20 GHz

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