Intel Core i7-8559U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i7-8559U 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 Q2/2018.
Intel Core i7-8559U

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i7-8559U. 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 i7-8559U.

Name: Intel Core i7-8559U
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 i7-8559U 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: 2.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 3.20 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i7-8559U 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 655
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.20 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
Max. Memory: 32 GB
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): 28 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 i7-8559U 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: 6.00 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: Q2/2018
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i7-8559U 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 i5-1035G7 Intel Core i5-1035G7
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
434
Intel Core i5-7600K Intel Core i5-7600K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
433
Intel Pentium Gold G6600 Intel Pentium Gold G6600
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
433
Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
431
Microsoft XBox Series X Microsoft XBox Series X
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
431
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX
24C 48T @ 4.20 GHz
431
Intel Core i7-8809G Intel Core i7-8809G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
429
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 i5-7600K Intel Core i5-7600K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
1589
Intel Core i5-8257U Intel Core i5-8257U
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
1589
Intel Core i7-1060NG7 Intel Core i7-1060NG7
4C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
1587
Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
1572
Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1572
Intel Core i5-8350U Intel Core i5-8350U
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
1564
Intel Xeon E3-1230 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1230 v3
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
1555
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.

Intel Core i3-1125G4 Intel Core i3-1125G4
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
1109
Intel Xeon W-2155 Intel Xeon W-2155
10C 20T @ 4.50 GHz
1108
Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1106
Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
1103
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
1102
Intel Xeon W-2191B Intel Xeon W-2191B
18C 36T @ 4.30 GHz
1101
Intel Core i9-9900T Intel Core i9-9900T
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
1097
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.

AMD Ryzen 5 2500X AMD Ryzen 5 2500X
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
3755
Intel Core i5-1034G1 Intel Core i5-1034G1
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
3731
Intel Xeon E5-1630 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1630 v3
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
3731
Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
3721
Intel Core i7-4770K Intel Core i7-4770K
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
3715
Intel Xeon E3-1275 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1275 v5
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
3699
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
3694
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3400G
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
2354
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
2348
Intel Core i7-1165G7 Intel Core i7-1165G7
4C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
2347
Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
4C 8T @ 2.70 GHz
2324
Intel Core i5-1135G7 Intel Core i5-1135G7
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
2315
Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
2313
Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
2311
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (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.

AMD FX-9830P AMD FX-9830P
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Bristol Ridge) @ 0.90 GHz
928
AMD Ryzen 3 3350U AMD Ryzen 3 3350U
AMD Radeon Vega 6 Graphics @ 1.20 GHz
922
AMD Ryzen Embedded R2314 AMD Ryzen Embedded R2314
AMD Radeon Vega 6 Graphics @ 1.20 GHz
922
Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 @ 1.20 GHz
922
Intel Pentium Silver N6005 Intel Pentium Silver N6005
Intel UHD Graphics 32 EUs (Jasper Lake) @ 0.90 GHz
922
Intel Core i3-1000G1 Intel Core i3-1000G1
Intel UHD Graphics (Ice Lake G1) @ 0.90 GHz
922
Intel Core i7-8569U Intel Core i7-8569U
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 @ 1.20 GHz
922
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



Estimated results for 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 i7-8569U Intel Core i7-8569U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
12304
Intel Xeon E5-2628L v3 Intel Xeon E5-2628L v3
10C 20T @ 2.20 GHz
12295
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 AMD Ryzen 5 1600
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
12277
Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
12220
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600 AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1600
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
12208
Intel Xeon E5-2618L v3 Intel Xeon E5-2618L v3
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
12186
Intel Core i7-3930k Intel Core i7-3930k
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
12139
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark 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 i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
186
Intel Xeon E3-1270 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1270 v6
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
186
Intel Xeon E3-1275 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1275 v6
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
186
Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
184
Intel Core i7-9750HF Intel Core i7-9750HF
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
184
Intel Core i9-9820X Intel Core i9-9820X
10C 20T @ 4.20 GHz
184
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
184
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 Core i7-4900MQ Intel Core i7-4900MQ
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
686
Intel Core i3-8350K Intel Core i3-8350K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
684
Intel Xeon E-2234 Intel Xeon E-2234
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
679
Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
675
Intel Core i7-1060NG7 Intel Core i7-1060NG7
4C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
675
AMD FX-8370 AMD FX-8370
8C 8T @ 4.15 GHz
673
Intel Core i7-3770K Intel Core i7-3770K
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
672
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



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