Average Bench: 58.8% (260th of 1206)

Based on 93,327 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806EA, , 0F8BFBFF000806EA, 1F8BFBFF000806EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8550U CPU @ 1.80GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-8550U averaged 41.1% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 98.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 186Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8550U is 44.9%. 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 388Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 394Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 93,327 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.1 1-Core 98.2 122
97.9 2-Core 186 242
67.4% 142 Pts
Min Avg Max
161 4-Core 297 425
215 8-Core 394 567
45.3% 346 Pts
Min Avg Max
241 64-Core 388 550
26% 388 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 121
2-Core 239
85% 180 Pts
4-Core 371
8-Core 449
54% 410 Pts
64-Core 412
28% 412 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 113
2-Core 224
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 364
8-Core 496
56% 430 Pts
64-Core 466
31% 466 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 115
2-Core 221
80% 168 Pts
4-Core 344
8-Core 483
54% 414 Pts
64-Core 336
22% 336 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 115
2-Core 198
75% 156 Pts
4-Core 328
8-Core 438
50% 383 Pts
64-Core 458
31% 458 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 122
2-Core 231
84% 176 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 514
50% 401 Pts
64-Core 222
15% 222 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.1
2-Core 194
64% 139 Pts
4-Core 327
8-Core 402
48% 365 Pts
64-Core 424
28% 424 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.6
2-Core 137
46% 100 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 291
34% 256 Pts
64-Core 303
20% 303 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 49.9
2-Core 94.7
34% 72.3 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 266
28% 220 Pts
64-Core 272
18% 272 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,641,434 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8550U Builds (Compare 7,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 5570

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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

 Comments

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Poor

9 days ago.

Amazing performance for laptop users.


Poor

1 month ago.

Price to performance very good!


Average

3 months ago.

The chip isn't even out for 5 years!


Good

2 months ago.

Just because it's an Intel and a proof of real reliability, state of the art in matter of CPU and have a strong partnership with microsoft wich insure less problem with Windows. I've been in the game for almost 36 years and i've been using both AMD and Cyrix CPU in the past and each time I had major problems...


Poor

8 months ago.

It’s not very good and it’s not very bad


Good

2 months ago.

Se puede decir que es un buen procesador pero le falta un poco ma para estar en los procesadores de alta gama


Excellent

3 months ago.

This processor have 15W tdp and reasonable performance :D


Excellent

30 days ago.

The CPU is really fast and versatile, it comes on very cheap builds and this makes it even more interesting. Top CPU really


Good

13 months ago.

lasted me 5 years


Excellent

13 months ago.

He has come back from the future


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