Intel Core i7-8550U vs. Intel Core i7-7560U

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-7560U
1.80 GHzFrequency2.40 GHz
4.00 GHzTurbo (1 Core)3.80 GHz
2.40 GHzTurbo (All Cores)3.70 GHz
4Cores2
YesHyperthreadingYes
NoOverclocking ?No
8 MBCache4 MB
Intel UHD Graphics 620GPUIntel Iris Plus 640
0.30 GHzGPU frequency0.30 GHz
1.15 GHzGPU (Turbo)1.05 GHz
10GPU Generation10
12.0DirectX Version12.0
3Max. displays3
24Execution units48
Decode/EncodeCodec h264Decode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec JPEGDecode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 8bitDecode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 10bitDecode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec VP8Decode/Encode
DecodeCodec VP9Decode
DecodeCodec VC-1Decode
Decode/EncodeCodec AVCDecode/Encode
Kaby Lake RefreshArchitectureKaby Lake U
DDR4-2400 SO-DIMMMemoryDDR4-2133 SO-DIMM
2Memory channels2
NoECCNo
3.0PCIe version3.0
12PCIe lanes12
14nmTechnology14nm
BGA 1356SocketBGA 1356
15WTDP15W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationVT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Q3/2017Release dateQ4/2016
ca. 385 $Market price


Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1.89 (100%)
Intel Core i7-7560UIntel Core i7-7560U
2x 2.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
1.83 (97%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
6.18 (100%)
Intel Core i7-7560UIntel Core i7-7560U
2x 2.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
4.32 (70%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
43.3 (100%)
Intel Core i7-7560UIntel Core i7-7560U
2x 2.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
39.6 (91%)



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
167 (100%)
Intel Core i7-7560UIntel Core i7-7560U
2x 2.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
161 (96%)



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
564 (100%)
Intel Core i7-7560UIntel Core i7-7560U
2x 2.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
394 (70%)




Passmark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
8579 (100%)
Intel Core i7-7560UIntel Core i7-7560U
2x 2.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
5461 (64%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
4162 (100%)
Intel Core i7-7560UIntel Core i7-7560U
2x 2.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
4029 (97%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
12116 (100%)
Intel Core i7-7560UIntel Core i7-7560U
2x 2.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
8459 (70%)



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