Intel Core i7-8550U: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Core i7-8550U sales 21 August 2017 at a recommended price of $409. This is Kaby Lake Refresh architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4000 MHz and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is FC-BGA1356 processor with a TDP of 15 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133 memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at 7.66 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.