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 16,105 user samples
15,175 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 37% Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.15 GHz (avg)
Poor: 37% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 166th / 1197
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 72%
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
930 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 90% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 90%
SPEED RANK: 54th / 1197
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 55%
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
66.1 % 81.4 % Faster effective speed.
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
113 Pts 128 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
207 Pts 249 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
327 Pts 432 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
438 Pts 608 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
420 Pts 609 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
138 Pts 138 Pts
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
268 Pts 274 Pts +2%
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
452 Pts 499 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
614 Pts 679 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
591 Pts 681 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
Market Share
Based on 21,815,878 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.29 % Insanely higher market share.
0.02 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
61 % Slightly more popular.
58 %
13+ Months More recent.
17+ Months
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'18 Q2'18
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$409.00 $431.00
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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