Intel Core i7-8557U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i7-8557U has 4 cores with 8 threads and is based on the 8. gen of the Intel Core i7 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1528 socket and was released in Q3/2019.
Intel Core i7-8557U

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i7-8557U. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i7-8557U.

Name: Intel Core i7-8557U
Family: Intel Core i7
CPU group: Intel Core i 8000U
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 8
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i7-8557U can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 8
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 3.40 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i7-8557U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

GPU name: Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.15 GHz
Execution units: 48
Shader: 384
Max. GPU Memory: 32 GB
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Release date: Q4/2017

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory type: DDR4-2400 SO-DIMM
LPDDR3-2133
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
AES-NI: Yes

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 15 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core i7-8557U as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1528
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 8.00 MB
Architecture: Coffee Lake U
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
Release date: Q3/2019
Release price: 430 $
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i7-8557U have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 i7-1060G7 Intel Core i7-1060G7
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
441
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
441
Intel Core i7-9750HF Intel Core i7-9750HF
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
441
Intel Core i7-8557U Intel Core i7-8557U
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
439
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
439
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X
12C 24T @ 4.30 GHz
439
AMD Ryzen 3 3100 AMD Ryzen 3 3100
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
437
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 i7-6700 Intel Core i7-6700
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
1774
Intel Core i7-4770K Intel Core i7-4770K
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
1769
Intel Xeon E7-8870 v2 Intel Xeon E7-8870 v2
15C 30T @ 2.90 GHz
1765
Intel Core i7-8557U Intel Core i7-8557U
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
1762
Intel Core i7-6820HQ Intel Core i7-6820HQ
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
1759
Intel Xeon E-2244G Intel Xeon E-2244G
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
1741
Intel Core i7-1068NG7 Intel Core i7-1068NG7
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
1739
Show all Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 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.

AMD Ryzen 5 4600U AMD Ryzen 5 4600U
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
1082
Intel Xeon W-2145 Intel Xeon W-2145
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
1081
Intel Core i5-1035G1 Intel Core i5-1035G1
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
1079
Intel Core i7-8557U Intel Core i7-8557U
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
1078
AMD Ryzen 3 4100 AMD Ryzen 3 4100
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1078
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1078
Intel Core i7-9700T Intel Core i7-9700T
8C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
1077
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 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 Xeon E3-1270 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1270 v5
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
3968
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4200G AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4200G
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
3957
Intel Core i5-8279U Intel Core i5-8279U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
3953
Intel Core i7-8557U Intel Core i7-8557U
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
3945
AMD Ryzen 3 4300GE AMD Ryzen 3 4300GE
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
3924
Intel Xeon E3-1240 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v5
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
3917
AMD Ryzen 3 7320U AMD Ryzen 3 7320U
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
3909
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i7-5775C Intel Core i7-5775C
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 @ 1.15 GHz
883
Intel Core i7-5775R Intel Core i7-5775R
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 @ 1.15 GHz
883
Intel Core i7-5950HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 @ 1.15 GHz
883
Intel Core i7-8557U Intel Core i7-8557U
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645 @ 1.15 GHz
883
Intel Core i3-12300HL Intel Core i3-12300HL
Intel UHD Graphics 11th Gen (48 EU) @ 1.15 GHz
883
Intel Core i3-12300HE Intel Core i3-12300HE
Intel UHD Graphics 11th Gen (48 EU) @ 1.15 GHz
883
Intel Pentium Silver N6000 Intel Pentium Silver N6000
Intel UHD Graphics 32 EUs (Jasper Lake) @ 0.85 GHz
870
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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 i9-9900T Intel Core i9-9900T
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
191
Intel Core i5-10400 Intel Core i5-10400
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
190
Intel Core i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
190
Intel Core i7-8557U Intel Core i7-8557U
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
189
Intel Core i5-10300H Intel Core i5-10300H
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
189
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4350GE AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4350GE
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
188
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U
8C 16T @ 4.10 GHz
188
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



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 Xeon E5-2620 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2
6C 12T @ 2.30 GHz
710
Intel Xeon E5-2640 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2640 v2
8C 16T @ 2.20 GHz
710
Intel Core i7-4770K Intel Core i7-4770K
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
709
Intel Core i7-8557U Intel Core i7-8557U
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
705
Intel Core i7-1065G7 Intel Core i7-1065G7
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
704
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
701
AMD Ryzen 7 3780U AMD Ryzen 7 3780U
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
701
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



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