- High-performance desktops
- First 18-core processor
- Extreme gaming, mega-tasking, and high-end content creation
A new computer with a new 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processor helps you stay ahead of the digital world. Get a big jump1 2 in performance compared to the previous generation. Experience vivid gaming and content creation, immerse yourself in leading-edge 4K UHD entertainment.
Work, play, and create as quickly and seamlessly as your heart desires.
Edit documents and create presentations all at once, and up to 40% faster than on a 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processor.1 2
Play 4K UHD video from your laptop for up to 10 hours,1 3 ideal for a long trip.
Edit your latest action footage 14.7x faster.1 4 Rendering that used to take 45 minutes on a 5-year-old computer now takes 3 minutes.
Now everyday computer tasks can happen faster. Edit photos and videos seamlessly. Move between programs and windows quickly. Multi-task easily. Better still, all that performance comes with up to 10 hours of battery life1 5, so you can take your computer wherever you go without worrying about cords and plug points.
Get an amazing entertainment hub—stream 4K UHD videos, power virtual reality, and play the most demanding games. With 4x more pixels on screen than traditional HD, you can enjoy sharp, lifelike visuals, complex shading, and fast frame rates—all with virtually no stuttering, buffering, or lags. And be ready for revolutionary immersive experiences yet to come.
Built-in security6 adds a critical layer of protection to make password logins, browsing, and online payments safe6 and simple. You can log on with a look, your voice, or your fingerprint for rock-solid security6 that’s fast and hassle free. Store passwords, personal information, and auto-fill information with one master password. Plus touch screen, voice commands, and stylus options offer natural and intuitive interactions.
Embedded Multi-die Interconnect Bridge (EMIB) acts as an intelligent information bridge between the discrete graphics chip and high bandwidth memory, allowing those components to be bundled closely together in the same package. This creates space savings, which enables innovative thin and light devices that still deliver the performance to power your most demanding content creation, gaming and VR experiences.
Intel is bringing esports to PyeongChang with the latest 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor. From a one-of-a-kind Intel® Extreme Masters competition to enabling fans to feel like an Olympian with Steep: Road to the Olympics, Intel® processors are powering amazing gaming experiences in South Korea this winter.
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 about performance and benchmark results, visit https://www.intel.co.za/benchmarks.
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.
As projected on Windows® 10 4K 24fps 10bit HEVC Local Video Playback Component Average Power on Intel Reference Platform 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, Battery Size: 70WHr, Screen: 4K, Windows 10 Power Slider – Better. Performance.
As measured by PowerDIrector Ultra HD HEVC Video Creation on Intel Reference Platform. New: Intel® Core™ i5-8250U processor, PL1=15W TDP, 4C8T, Turbo up to 3.4GHz, Memory: 8GB DDR4-2400, Storage: Intel® 600p SSD, Intel® UHD Graphics 620, OS: Windows® 10 versus 5 year old PC: Intel® Core™ i5-3317U processor, PL1=15W TDP, 2C4T, Turbo up to 3.6GHz, on Dell XPS* 12, Memory: 8GB DDR3, Storage: SSD, Intel® HD Graphics 4000, OS: Windows® 10.
As measured on Windows 10® 1080p 24fps 10bit HEVC Local Video Playback on 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, Battery Size: 40WHr, Screen: 25x14 12”, Windows® 10 Power Slider – Better Performance.
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