The 8th Generation Intel® Core™ U-Series processors for IoT applications are feature rich delivering high performance per watt. All Intel IoT processors offer long-life availability, embedded use conditions, Intel® vPro™ technology features ranging from 4 to 2 cores, increased I/O capacity, support for Intel® Optane™ memory and the latest DDR4-2400 memory. These processors meet the increasing requirements for graphics, audio, and compute capabilities while providing the headroom to consolidate data and applications. Software optimized tools such as the Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ toolkit and Intel® System Studio accelerates the development of vision applications like facial recognition, people counting, and object detection. Combined with substantial ecosystem support and long-life availability, 8th Generation Intel® Core™ U-Series processors offer a future-proof platform for intelligent solution development.

Key Features

Deep Learning AI

Deploy AI capabilities at the edge to capture, process, and analyze data for near-real-time insights. With strong CPU performance, integrated graphics, and the Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ toolkit.

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Immersive Graphics and Media

Up to 50% better video transcoding performance on 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-8665UE vs. 2YO 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-7600U1. Deliver smooth 4K content streaming on multiple displays, enhance speech recognition and audio playback, and much more.

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High-Speed Connectivity

Draw from a broad range of connectivity options, including integrated Gigabit Wi-Fi, Thunderbolt™ 3, and robust I/O, to quickly move data from devices to wherever it needs to go—to a network video recorder, an on-premise server, the cloud, or any other destination.

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Intel® Optane™ Memory

Streamline and enhance performance by connecting cameras, displays, graphics cards, and storage to the same system, and overcome data transfer bottlenecks with support for the latest Intel® Optane™ memory technology.

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Remote Manageability

With out-of-band remote manageability, Intel® Active Management Technology streamlines operations and creates a consistent approach to managing a broad spectrum of devices on the network, reducing IT support and saving time and money.

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Performance

Up to 58% better multi-threaded integer compute intensive application performance on 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-8665UE vs. 2YO 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-7600U2.

Processors

8th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors U-Series (Mobile-U)

Processor Cores Threads Cache (MB) Base Frequency (GHz) Max Turbo Frequency (GHz) TDP (W) ECC Intel® vPro™ Technology Ordering Code
Intel® Core™ i7-8665UE Processor 4 8 8 1.7 4.4 15 No Yes -
Intel® Core™ i5-8365UE Processor 4 8 6 1.6 4.1 15 No Yes -
Intel® Core™ i3-8145UE Processor 2 4 4 2.2 3.9 15 No No -
Intel® Celeron™ 4305UE Processor 2 2 2 2 2 15 No No -

Supported Operating Systems

OS Vendor

Operating System 3 (Targeted for Support)

Implementation

Distribution and Support 4

Microsoft

Windows* 10 IoT Enterprise RS5 (64b)

Intel

Intel, Microsoft

Linux*

Ubuntu*, SUSE, Red Hat* Enterprise (64b) Canonical Ltd., Attachmate Group, Red Hat, and open source

Yocto Project* BSP tool-based embedded Linux distribution (64b)

Intel

Intel, Yocto Project community

RTOS

Wind River VxWorks* 7 (64b)

Wind River

Supported Boot Loaders

Boot Loader

Implementation

Distribution and Support

UEFI/BIOS and Intel® FSP Intel Intel, IBVs
Coreboot and Intel® FSP Intel
Intel, Coreboot community
Slim Bootloader and Intel® FSP Intel
Intel, SBL community

Embedded & IoT Optimized Applications

Visual Retail

Retail solutions deliver continuously streaming 4K media for attention-grabbing digital signage, kiosks, and menu boards to attract and inform shoppers with stunning visuals.

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AI and Retail

Enable capabilities such as facial recognition for authentication at ATMs or intelligent vending machines, object detection for cashier-free checkout, people counting, and audience analytics.

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Industrial Automation

Industrial systems often operate in an “always on” state, requiring high levels of reliability and uptime that require making operations smarter, more connected, and more autonomous.

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Industrial Security

In the industrial sector, downtime can cause significant losses. Leverage hardware- and software-based security hardening to help protect systems and data at rest and in flight.

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Design Resources

Design-In Tools Store
Accelerate your design process with tools that support our latest platforms. All tools are available for purchase, plus Intel offers a limited selection of embedded development tools for loan at no cost to developers who meet the loan program’s criteria.

Free Design Review Services
Speed your design cycle with Intel’s free-of-charge schematic and layout reviews.

Free Platform Testing Services
Optimize system performance and product design with our comprehensive testing services.

Product and Performance Information

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As measured by HDXPRT 4 convert videos workload on Intel® Core™ i7-8665UE vs. Intel® Core™ i7-7600U processor

Intel® Core™ i7-8665UE processor, PL1= 15W TDP, 4C8T, Turbo up to 4.4GHz, Intel® UHD Graphics 620, Intel Reference Platform, Memory: 2x4GB DDR4-2400, Storage: 512GB Intel® 545s SSD, OS: Microsoft Windows* 10 Pro RS5 Build Version 1809.

Intel® Core™ i7-7600U processor, PL1=15W TDP, 2C4T, Turbo up to 3.9GHz, Intel® HD Graphics 620, Motherboard: Intel Reference Platform, Memory: 2x8GB DDR4-2133, Storage: 512GB Intel® 545s SSD, OS: Microsoft Windows* 10 Pro RS5 Build Version 1809.

HDXPRT 4 is published by Principled Technologies (PT), an open source community and host of the BenchmarkXPRT* development forum. HDXPRT tests Windows* Media Editing using real-world scenarios: Edit photos, convert videos and edit music. Mainstream applications used in the scenarios include Adobe Photoshop* Elements, Apple iTunes* and CyberLink MediaEspresso*. Each scenario produces individual metrics that roll up to an overall score. For Windows, HDXPRT 4 supports Win64.

Performance results are based on testing as of May 24, 2019 and may not reflect all publicly available security updates. See configuration disclosure for details. No product can be absolutely secure.

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As measured by SPECint*_rate_base2006 N copy on Intel® Core™ i7-8665UE vs. Intel® Core™ i7-7600U processor

Intel® Core™ i7-8665UE processor, PL1= 15W TDP, 4C8T, Turbo up to 4.4GHz, Intel® UHD Graphics 620, Intel Reference Platform, Memory: 2x4GB DDR4-2400, Storage: 512GB Intel® 545s SSD, OS: Microsoft Windows* 10 Pro RS5 Build Version 1809.

Intel® Core™ i7-7600U processor, PL1=15W TDP, 2C4T, Turbo up to 3.9GHz, Intel® HD Graphics 620, Motherboard: Intel Reference Platform, Memory: 2x8GB DDR4-2133, Storage: 512GB Intel® 545s SSD, OS: Microsoft Windows* 10 Pro RS5 Build Version 1809.

SPEC* CPU2000/2006 is a benchmark from the SPEC consortium that measures device performance and throughput using compute intensive application subtests. SPECint*_base2000/2006 measures how fast a device completes a single integer compute task. SPECint*_rate_base2000/2006 measures throughput, or how many integer compute tasks a device can accomplish in a given amount of time. OS support: Desktop Windows*, UNIX*/Linux* and Mac* OS.

Performance results are based on testing as of May 24, 2019 and may not reflect all publicly available security updates. See configuration disclosure for details. No product can be absolutely secure.

3

This is the OS list that is tested internally and does NOT reflect the OS vendor support for these exact release versions. Please contact respective OS vendor(s) for the release version numbers and support. Several software patches will be upstreamed and will be picked up over time. These will be required to enhance platform support.

4

Intel only provides support for our tools, patches and utilities on the OS. Actual OS support should come from the OS Vendor.