Average Bench: 63.3% (416th of 1276)

Based on 144,006 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806EA, , 0F8BFBFF000806EA, 1F8BFBFF000806EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8550U CPU @ 1.80GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 63.3% Great: 78%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-8550U averaged 36.6% 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. Memory Latency 75.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 96Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8550U is 32%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-8550U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 370Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 378Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 144,006 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.7 Memory 75.5 90.7
46.5 1-Core 96 122
87.3 2-Core 179 237
68.7% 117 Pts
Min Avg Max
138 4-Core 283 402
178 8-Core 378 544
43.2% 331 Pts
Min Avg Max
198 64-Core 370 518
24.8% 370 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 81.2
1-Core 118
2-Core 195
78% 131 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 479
53% 410 Pts
64-Core 485
33% 485 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.8
1-Core 121
2-Core 222
80% 140 Pts
4-Core 373
8-Core 493
57% 433 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.2
1-Core 113
2-Core 171
77% 124 Pts
4-Core 265
8-Core 336
40% 300 Pts
64-Core 339
23% 339 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.4
1-Core 91.9
2-Core 168
68% 114 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 391
41% 320 Pts
64-Core 394
26% 394 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.1
1-Core 55.1
2-Core 108
51% 80.1 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 281
32% 243 Pts
64-Core 266
18% 266 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.4
1-Core 96
2-Core 166
64% 109 Pts
4-Core 205
8-Core 266
31% 236 Pts
64-Core 251
17% 251 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.8
1-Core 73.1
2-Core 116
48% 80.6 Pts
4-Core 133
8-Core 221
22% 177 Pts
64-Core 147
10% 147 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,941,125 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8550U Builds (Compare 4,074 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

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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Good

3 months ago.

Amazing performance for laptop users.


Good

1 month ago.

this is the same as in mine and performs very well


Excellent

15 days ago.

this is just great it's cache memory and total power is just amazing


Good

2 months ago.

The chip isn't even out for 5 years!


Excellent

12 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.

Very good performance with Heavy applications


Excellent

5 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

17 months ago.

This processor have 15W tdp and reasonable performance :D


Excellent

14 months 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

2 years ago.

lasted me 5 years


Excellent

2 years ago.

He has come back from the future


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