Intel Core i7-8559U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i7-8559U is a 4 core processor. It can handle 8 threads simultaneously and was introduced in Q2/2018. The Intel Core i7-8559U is based on the 8. generation of the Intel Core i7 series and requires a mainboard with the socket BGA 1528. The Intel Core i7-8559U scores 1,103 points with one CPU core in the Geekbench 5 benchmark. When using all CPU cores, the result is 4,288 points.
Intel Core i7-8559U

At a glance

Name: Intel Core i7-8559U
Family: Intel Core i7 (298)
CPU group: Intel Core i 8000U (8)
Architecture: Coffee Lake U
Technology: 14 nm
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 8
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 4 CPU cores of the Intel Core i7-8559U clock with 2.70 GHz (4.50 GHz). The number of CPU cores and the clock frequency of the processor are largely responsible for the overall performance.

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

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

With the Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655, the Intel Core i7-8559U has an build in graphic solution. It has 48 SM processors, which have a total of 384 texture shaders. The iGPU not only enables games, but also significantly accelerates video playback.

GPU name: Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.20 GHz
Compute units: 48
Shader: 384
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q4/2017
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 32 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors that have an integrated graphics can play videos faster and more efficiently. This can have a positive effect on the battery life of notebooks, for example.

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 Intel Core i7-8559U supports up to 32 GB memory in up to 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of 38.4 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2400
38.4 GB/s
Max. Memory: 32 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

With the TDP, the processor manufacturer specifies the cooling solution required for the processor. The Intel Core i7-8559U has a TDP of 28 W.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 28 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Intel Core i7-8559U has a 6.00 MB large cache. The processor is manufactured in 14 nm. Modern production increases the efficiency of the processor.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1528
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 6.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
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: Technical data sheet

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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.


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.
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4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1107
Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1106
Intel Xeon Platinum 8268 Intel Xeon Platinum 8268
24C 48T @ 3.90 GHz
1104
Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
1103
Intel Pentium Gold G6605 Intel Pentium Gold G6605
2C 4T @ 4.30 GHz
1103
Intel Core i3-10305T Intel Core i3-10305T
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1102
Intel Xeon Platinum 8270 Intel Xeon Platinum 8270
26C 52T @ 4.00 GHz
1102

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 Core i7-8569U Intel Core i7-8569U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
4311
Intel Xeon E-2224G Intel Xeon E-2224G
4C 4T @ 4.30 GHz
4296
Intel Core i7-8809G Intel Core i7-8809G
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
4291
Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
4288
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1280 v5
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
4286
Intel Core i5-9500E Intel Core i5-9500E
6C 6T @ 3.00 GHz
4280
Intel Core i5-1145G7E Intel Core i5-1145G7E
4C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
4274

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i9-7960X Intel Core i9-7960X
16C 32T @ 4.20 GHz
1394
Intel Core i5-10200H Intel Core i5-10200H
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
1392
Intel Core i3-10305T Intel Core i3-10305T
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1391
Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
1390
Intel Xeon E3-1225 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1225 v5
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1389
Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4C 8T @ 4.40 GHz
1387
Intel Core i3-9300T Intel Core i3-9300T
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
1385

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 5350GE AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 5350GE
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
4706
Apple A14 Bionic Apple A14 Bionic
6C 6T @ 3.00 GHz
4689
Intel Core i5-10400T Intel Core i5-10400T
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
4687
Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
4682
Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
4674
MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ MediaTek Dimensity 9200+
8C 8T @ 3.35 GHz
4671
Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
4665

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

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

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 Ryzen 3 3350U AMD Ryzen 3 3350U
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.20 GHz
922
AMD Ryzen 3 7335U AMD Ryzen 3 7335U
AMD Radeon 660M (4 CU) @ 1.80 GHz
922
AMD Ryzen Embedded R2314 AMD Ryzen Embedded R2314
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.20 GHz
922
Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 @ 1.20 GHz
922
Intel Core i7-8569U Intel Core i7-8569U
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 @ 1.20 GHz
922
Intel Core i3-1320PRE Intel Core i3-1320PRE
Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (48 EU) @ 1.20 GHz
921
Intel Core i3-1320PE Intel Core i3-1320PE
Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (48 EU) @ 1.20 GHz
921

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 i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
8722
Intel Xeon E3-1240 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v6
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
8714
Intel Core i7-8569U Intel Core i7-8569U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
8702
Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
8665
Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-7700
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
8647
Intel Atom C5125 Intel Atom C5125
8C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
8631
Intel Xeon W-2223 Intel Xeon W-2223
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
8629

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

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

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

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