Average Bench: 80.9% (64th of 1206)

Based on 1,114 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: 61%Average: 80.9% Great: 90%
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i7-8559U averaged just 19.1% 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 128Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 248Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8559U is 28.8%. 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 600Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 600Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,114 samples)
Min Avg Max
106 1-Core 128 138
184 2-Core 248 274
88.7% 188 Pts
Min Avg Max
302 4-Core 429 496
430 8-Core 600 677
66.8% 514 Pts
Min Avg Max
440 64-Core 600 679
40.3% 600 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 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 135
2-Core 270
95% 203 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 623
74% 557 Pts
64-Core 626
42% 626 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 134
2-Core 267
94% 201 Pts
4-Core 483
8-Core 602
72% 543 Pts
64-Core 596
40% 596 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 134
2-Core 264
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 415
8-Core 600
66% 508 Pts
64-Core 597
40% 597 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 128
2-Core 267
92% 197 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 627
68% 528 Pts
64-Core 605
41% 605 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 119
2-Core 227
82% 173 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 578
68% 515 Pts
64-Core 554
37% 554 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 117
2-Core 230
82% 174 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 580
66% 503 Pts
64-Core 574
38% 574 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 127
2-Core 243
88% 185 Pts
4-Core 394
8-Core 545
61% 470 Pts
64-Core 535
36% 535 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 121
2-Core 226
82% 173 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 554
60% 468 Pts
64-Core 529
36% 529 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,103,442 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8559U Builds (Compare 2,164 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Intel NUC8BEB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $87

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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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Good

4 months ago.

NUC with I7-8559U not available!


Excellent

2 months ago.

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


Excellent

4 months ago.

PERFECT


Excellent

7 months ago.

This is the BEST Class U processors that you will ever find in a ultrabook. it will surpass a Desktop pentium and even challenge the i3-8100 This CPU also has a pretty high grade intel IGP so it can acieve 720p45 The 90% average of this CPU is also Godly with its quad-core design and considering its not even a 45W chip. Runs on 28W. Sadly , this Powerful CPU is only avalible in the 13 inch macbook pro 2018 and the intel NUC. Dont worry if you think this is too much. you can always go behind for the i5-8259U it still beats every desktop pentiums and has a lower clocked GPU.


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