Average Bench: 84.9% (47th of 1132)

Based on 38 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8559U CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 74%Average: 84.9% Great: 98%
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Popular builds with this CPU

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i7-8559U averaged just 15.0% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 132Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 127Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8559U is 23.8%. 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 542Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 593Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 38 samples)
Min Avg Max
107 SC Int 124 134
88.6 SC Float 132 142
102 SC Mixed 127 138
102% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
280 QC Int 400 489
324 QC Float 435 500
297 QC Mixed 413 494
94.2% 416 Pts
Min Avg Max
39.6 MC Int 541 632
30.1 MC Float 593 726
40.6 MC Mixed 542 691
83.6% 559 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 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 134
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 138
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 489
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 485
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 627
MC Float 725
MC Mixed 691
102% 681 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 123
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 126
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 442
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 466
MC Float 598
MC Mixed 552
80% 539 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 133
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 135
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 410
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 670
MC Mixed 597
91% 610 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 132
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 134
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 406
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 593
MC Float 683
MC Mixed 626
95% 634 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 124
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 123
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 395
QC Mixed 396
90% 399 Pts
MC Int 590
MC Float 599
MC Mixed 614
90% 601 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 124
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 124
104% 129 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 376
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 490
MC Float 552
MC Mixed 543
79% 528 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 123
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 377
86% 381 Pts
MC Int 563
MC Float 529
MC Mixed 480
79% 524 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,605,804 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8559U Builds (Compare 27 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Intel NUC8BEB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 339% - Outstanding Total price: $139

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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

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