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Intel Core i7 8559U vs AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 5 1500X 28 GT/s
Core i7 8559U 21.6 GT/s
Difference: 6.4 (30%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 5 1500X 3.5 GHz
Core i7 8559U 2.7 GHz
Difference: 0.8 (30%)


Core i7 8559U 8
Ryzen 5 1500X 8
Difference: 0 (0%)


Ryzen 5 1500X 65 Watts
Core i7 8559U 28 Watts
Difference: 37 (132%)

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Model Core i7 8559U Ryzen 5 1500X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Coffee Lake 14nm
Core Speed 2.7 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 4 4
Total Threads 8 8
Turbo 4.5 GHz 3.7 GHz
L2 Cache 2MB
L3 Cache 8MB 16MB
GPU Model Iris Plus 655
TDP 28 Watts 65 Watts
Socket AM4
Released August 2017 April 2017