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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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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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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Best-in-Class Mobile Performance

Offer your customers a new generation of performance 1 longer battery life4, and enhanced security3, on Intel's first quad core mainstream mobile processor.

Understand the possibilities the 8th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile processors bring to laptops and 2 in 1 devices.

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Learn how the 8th Gen Intel® Core™ U-series processors for ultra-portable laptops and 2 in 1 devices deliver an enhanced PC experience and strong security3 to your customers.

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Encourage your customers to upgrade to mobile PCs with 8th Gen Intel® Core™ U-series processors for a better performance1 compared to previous generations.

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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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As projected on 1080p Local Video Playback on Intel® CRB, Intel® Core™ i7-8650U Processor, PL1=15W TDP, 4C8T, Turbo up to 3.9GHz, Memory: 8GB DDR4, Storage: Intel® SSD, Display Resolution: 24x14 12", Intel® UHD Graphics 620, OS: Windows® 10, Battery Size: 40WHr.