Core_i7-8559U_4-Core_2.7GHz
Intel Core i7-8559U 4-Core 2.7GHz

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How well can the Core i7-8559U 4-Core 2.7GHz run games
Core i7-8559U 4-Core 2.7GHz Performance Specification
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Turbo Speed
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CPU Details
2.7 GHz
4.5 GHz
4 cores
8 threads
Coffee Lake
28W
14nm
FCBGA1528
64 Bit
0
32GB
None
Core i7-8559U 4-Core 2.7GHz Game Requirement Analysis

The Intel Core i7-8559U 4-Core 2.7GHz is a mid-range mainstream mobile CPU based on Intel's 14nm Coffee Lake microarchitecture. It offers 4 physical cores (8 logical), initially clocked at 2.7GHz, which may go up to 4.5GHz using Turbo Boost.


It doesn't feature an unlocked multiplier, therefore, it can't be overclocked using traditional methods.


It has 8MB of L3 Cache. Level 3 cache is a static memory bank of a processor and it is used to feed it instructions. It also has 1MB L2 cache and 256KB L1 cache. This processor also supports DDR4 based RAMs with maximum memory support of 64GB.


It has a maximum Thermal Power Design of 28W (including the onboard Iris Plus Graphics 655 GPU). It is a very power efficient processor.


Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost 2.0 and Virtualization are activated are enabled.


This Core i7-8559U 4-Core 2.7GHz CPU is likely to offer very good mobile computational performance and will only be a bottleneck in the most demanding AAA titles.

[Please be aware that GD data is constantly refined as more information and reports are made available.]
Source [Jon]
Release period
03-Apr-2018
Core i7-8559U 4-Core 2.7GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
23%
Graphics Card
0%
RAM
11GB
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Grand Theft Auto VI 3% 83%
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