Intel Core i7-8565UC processor review

Core i7-8565UC processor released by Intel; release date: Q3'18. At the time of release, the processor cost $409. The processor is designed for mobile-computers and based on Whiskey Lake microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 4, threads - 8. Maximum CPU clock speed - 4.60 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 100°C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Cache size: L3 - 8 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133. Maximum memory size: 64 GB.

Supported socket types: FCBGA1528. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 15 Watt.

The processor has integrated graphics Intel UHD Graphics with the following parameters: maximum video memory size - 32 GB.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3261
2527
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
88673
6187
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2527
PassMark - CPU mark 6187

Integrated graphics – Intel UHD Graphics

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1200 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Pipelines 192
Texture fill rate 28.80
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Whiskey Lake
Launch date Q3'18
Launch price (MSRP) $409
Place in performance rating 257
Processor Number i7-8565U
Series 8th Generation Intel Core i7 Processors
Status Launched
Vertical segment Mobile

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 1.80 GHz
Bus Speed 4 GT/s
L3 cache 8 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 100°C
Maximum frequency 4.60 GHz
Number of cores 4
Number of threads 8

Memory

Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 37.5 GB/s
Maximum memory size 64 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133

Graphics

Device ID 0x3EA0
Graphics base frequency 300 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.15 GHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 32 GB
Processor graphics Intel UHD Graphics

Graphics interfaces

DisplayPort
DVI
eDP
HDMI
Number of displays supported 3

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2304@24Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.5

Compatibility

Configurable TDP-down 10 Watt
Configurable TDP-down Frequency 800 MHz
Configurable TDP-up 25 Watt
Configurable TDP-up Frequency 2.00 GHz
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Package Size 46x24
Sockets supported FCBGA1528
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 16
PCI Express revision 3.0
PCIe configurations 1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Secure Boot

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel SSE4.1, Intel SSE4.2, Intel AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® My WiFi technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Smart Response technology
Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Speed Shift technology
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)