Average Bench: 64.2% (209th of 1147)

Based on 49,279 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806EA, , 0F8BFBFF000806EA, 1F8BFBFF000806EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8550U CPU @ 1.80GHz

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-8550U averaged 35.7% 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 104Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 100Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8550U is 48.9%. 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 398Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 430Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 49,279 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.4 SC Int 99.1 119
52.4 SC Float 104 126
50.9 SC Mixed 100 122
81% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
158 QC Int 301 412
174 QC Float 327 451
146 QC Mixed 305 422
70.4% 311 Pts
Min Avg Max
194 MC Int 383 541
229 MC Float 430 608
224 MC Mixed 398 557
60.4% 404 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 119
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 436
98% 435 Pts
MC Int 504
MC Float 560
MC Mixed 528
79% 531 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.1
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 117
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 318
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 404
MC Float 458
MC Mixed 428
64% 430 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 351
QC Mixed 315
72% 319 Pts
MC Int 410
MC Float 444
MC Mixed 398
62% 417 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 117
95% 118 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 309
QC Mixed 303
69% 303 Pts
MC Int 379
MC Float 440
MC Mixed 389
60% 403 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 95.7
SC Mixed 95.6
79% 98.8 Pts
QC Int 317
QC Float 329
QC Mixed 323
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 386
MC Mixed 282
55% 367 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.4
SC Float 99.3
SC Mixed 92.4
74% 92.7 Pts
QC Int 273
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 302
64% 285 Pts
MC Int 416
MC Float 482
MC Mixed 413
65% 437 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.6
SC Float 82.4
SC Mixed 69.5
58% 73.2 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 271
QC Mixed 243
58% 254 Pts
MC Int 451
MC Float 366
MC Mixed 54.3
44% 291 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 22.9
SC Float 35.6
SC Mixed 46.4
28% 35 Pts
QC Int 174
QC Float 172
QC Mixed 171
39% 172 Pts
MC Int 217
MC Float 282
MC Mixed 258
38% 252 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,597,579 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8550U Builds (Compare 4,373 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
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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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1 day ago.

It cost more is unable to be overclocked and it is one 8 threads


Excellent

2 days ago.

amazing


Good

3 days ago.

great


Excellent

1 day ago.

good


Good

4 days ago.

vgn


Good

14 days ago.

The chip isn't even out for 5 years!


Poor

1 month ago.

Low power consumption and still really powerful (Efficient in one word)


Average

3 months ago.

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


Good

4 months ago.

lasted me 5 years


Excellent

4 months ago.

He has come back from the future


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