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Intel Core i5 8500 vs Core i7 8559U

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7 8559U 21.6 GT/s
Core i5 8500 18 GT/s
Difference: 3.6 (20%)

Core Speed

Core i5 8500 3.0 GHz
Core i7 8559U 2.7 GHz
Difference: 0.3 (11%)


Core i7 8559U 8
Core i5 8500 6
Difference: 2 (33%)


Core i5 8500 65 Watts
Core i7 8559U 28 Watts
Difference: 37 (132%)

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Model Core i5 8500 Core i7 8559U
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Coffee Lake Coffee Lake
Core Speed 3.0 GHz 2.7 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 6 4
Total Threads 6 8
Turbo 4.1 GHz 4.5 GHz
L2 Cache
L3 Cache 9MB 8MB
GPU Model UHD 630 Iris Plus 655
TDP 65 Watts 28 Watts
Socket LGA 1151
Released August 2017 August 2017