Average Bench: 78% (184th of 1316)

Based on 1,979 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: 59%Average: 78% Great: 88%
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-8559U averaged 21.9% 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 84.8Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8559U is 29%. 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 535Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 536Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,979 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.3 Memory 84.8 93
80.7 1-Core 121 136
150 2-Core 231 268
83.9% 146 Pts
Min Avg Max
238 4-Core 390 476
350 8-Core 536 636
60.3% 463 Pts
Min Avg Max
360 64-Core 535 637
35.9% 535 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 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.8
1-Core 131
2-Core 235
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 595
67% 517 Pts
64-Core 597
40% 597 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 88
1-Core 132
2-Core 266
92% 162 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 586
66% 508 Pts
64-Core 580
39% 580 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.1
1-Core 109
2-Core 262
83% 151 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 603
72% 541 Pts
64-Core 601
40% 601 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.9
1-Core 122
2-Core 226
86% 147 Pts
4-Core 404
8-Core 490
59% 447 Pts
64-Core 552
37% 552 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.6
1-Core 128
2-Core 254
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 364
8-Core 557
59% 461 Pts
64-Core 542
36% 542 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.4
1-Core 129
2-Core 251
87% 154 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 557
65% 493 Pts
64-Core 573
38% 573 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.5
1-Core 116
2-Core 218
84% 142 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 477
55% 418 Pts
64-Core 474
32% 474 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,114,545 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8559U Builds (Compare 2,536 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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6 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

11 months ago.

NUC with I7-8559U not available!


Excellent

20 months ago.

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


Excellent

3 months ago.

Low power meet high performance


Excellent

23 months ago.

PERFECT


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