Average Bench: 77.2% (193rd of 1323)

Based on 1,854 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000806EA, 1F8BFBFF000806EA, BFEBFBFF000806E9, BFEBFBFF00040651 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8559U CPU @ 2.70GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8559U CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 60%Average: 77.2% Great: 88%
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-8559U averaged 22.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-8559U near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 121Pts
Avg. Memory Latency 84.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8559U is 27.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-8559U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 528Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 528Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,854 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.8 Memory 84.1 92.9
80.9 1-Core 121 135
148 2-Core 229 267
83.3% 145 Pts
Min Avg Max
248 4-Core 385 473
351 8-Core 528 634
59.5% 456 Pts
Min Avg Max
356 64-Core 528 634
35.5% 528 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 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.9
1-Core 130
2-Core 254
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 455
8-Core 592
69% 524 Pts
64-Core 589
40% 589 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.5
1-Core 128
2-Core 246
90% 155 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 563
66% 499 Pts
64-Core 553
37% 553 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.4
1-Core 131
2-Core 260
91% 160 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 591
66% 510 Pts
64-Core 601
40% 601 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.4
1-Core 130
2-Core 261
91% 160 Pts
4-Core 413
8-Core 620
66% 516 Pts
64-Core 622
42% 622 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 83
1-Core 124
2-Core 257
87% 155 Pts
4-Core 413
8-Core 625
67% 519 Pts
64-Core 589
40% 589 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.3
1-Core 134
2-Core 240
87% 152 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 554
60% 465 Pts
64-Core 598
40% 598 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.6
1-Core 96
2-Core 182
72% 121 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 460
51% 395 Pts
64-Core 493
33% 493 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,520,455 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8559U Builds (Compare 2,916 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Intel NUC8BEB

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-8559U Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.50 GHz)
Code NameCoffee Lake
Launch DateQ2'18
Processor Numberi7-8559U
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$431.00
Clock Speed2.70 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.50 GHz
Bus Speed4 GT/s OPI
Max TDP28 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 655
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.20 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 Bandwidth37.5 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

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
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size46x24
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1528

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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10 months ago.

I have this 4-core processor in an Intel NUC and it friggin screams. I don't know what it is about this specific Coffee Lake chipset - maybe the memory lane speed - but I prefer it to any desktop class 8th or even 9th gen Intel processor.


Excellent

16 months ago.

NUC with I7-8559U not available!


Excellent

2 years ago.

Its just a Ryzen 7 2700X performance... INSANE!!!!


Excellent

7 months ago.

Low power meet high performance


Excellent

2 years ago.

PERFECT


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