Intel’s Most Powerful Processor Designed for What’s Coming Next

Introducing Intel’s new 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processor, designed to help you and your customers stay ahead of the digital world. A new computer with an 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processor delivers a big jump1 in performance compared to the previous generation, allowing the users to get things done fast and easy, shop with built-in security1, and immerse themselves in leading-edge entertainment.

Introducing the 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Desktop Processors

Get an overview of what the new 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors for desktop PCs have to offer, including exceptional performance, exciting new forms of entertainment, and robust but simple to use security.

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Enhanced Capabilities and Form Factors

With an expanded range of performance, amazing experiences, and enhanced security, there is an 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processor-powered desktop PC for a wide range of needs and budgets.

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Quick Start Selling Guide

Use this one-pager to drive the conversation with your customers around the amazing features and benefits of new 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors.

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8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors: Battle Cards

Empower your sales force with a quick reference guide to key features and benefits.

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Channel Sales Guide

Use this valuable tool to help you sell the latest desktop processors to your customers.

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Features and Benefits Guide

Whether you sell to gamers, content creators or VR enthusiasts, you can find the performance they're looking for with PCs based on the 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors.

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Performance Claims

Learn about key claims relating to the 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processor for desktops in this quick and exciting one minute video.

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Unlocked Intel® Core™ Processor: Battle Cards

Understand the differences and benefits of Intel Core X-series processors and unlocked 8th Gen Intel Core processors.

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New Intel® NUC Mini PCs for Business

Get an overview of the key variants and values of the new Intel® NUC 7 and Intel® NUC 8 Mini PCs for business – the first NUCs with Windows* 10 Pro pre-loaded, 24/7 operation, and much more.

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Do More with Six Cores

Laptops and 2 in 1s based on the latest Intel® Core™ processors deliver impressive power and responsiveness. Be creative, entertained, and productive with fast, flexible, visually stunning Intel laptops. Introduce your customers to the next level in gaming and content creation.

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Help Your Customers Choose the Right Laptop

Use this guide to see which Intel-based laptop best fits your customer's needs.

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8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processor Family Overview

Reinvigorate your customer's compute experience with the latest Intel® Core™ processors.

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Game and Create Like a Pro

Offer new levels of mega-tasking performance for the latest for the latest AAA games, and the next level of content creation.

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Thunderbolt™ 3 Products Brief

Learn about the flexibility that Thunderbolt™ 3 external graphics device enables on thin and light laptops.

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Thunderbolt™ 3 External Graphics Device Advantages

Learn about the performance advantages and usages with using a thin-and-light laptop plugged into a Thunderbolt™ 3 eGFX device.

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Build Impactful Campaigns and Drive Sales

Use these ready-to-use marketing assets and selling guides to accelerate sales to your business and end-user customers.

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Where to Buy

Purchase from an Intel® Authorized Distributor

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Performance Protection

Performance Tuning Protection Plan

Now you can push the tuning of your boxed processor to a new level with the Performance Tuning Protection Plan, which allows a single replacement for your qualified processor in addition to your three year warranty.

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Product and Performance Information


As measured by SYSmark* 2014 SE (Second Edition) on Intel Reference Platform. New: Intel® Core™ i7-8550U processor, PL1=15W TDP, 4C8T, Turbo up to 4.0GHz, Memory: 8GB DDR4-2400, Storage: Intel® 600p SSD, Intel® UHD Graphics 620, OS: Windows* 10 versus previous gen: Intel® Core™ i7-7500U processor, PL1=15W TDP, 2C4T, Turbo up to 3.5GHz, Memory: 8GB DDR4-2133, Storage: Intel® 600p SSD, Intel® HD Graphics 620, OS: Windows* 10.


Benchmark results were obtained prior to implementation of recent software patches and firmware updates intended to address exploits referred to as "Spectre" and "Meltdown". Implementation of these updates may make these results inapplicable to your device or system. 

Software and workloads used in performance tests may have been optimized for performance only on Intel® microprocessors. Performance tests, such as SYSmark* and MobileMark*, are measured using specific computer systems, components, software, operations, and functions. Any change to any of those factors may cause the results to vary. You should consult other information and performance tests to assist you in fully evaluating your contemplated purchases, including the performance of that product when combined with other products. For more complete information visit


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