Intel Core i5-8350U 8th Gen Quad-Core Business Laptop CPU

The 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8350U is a powerful quad-core laptop processor. It is designed for use in business laptops, as opposed to its i5-8250U consumer-oriented sibling. The i5-8350U is slightly faster than the i5-8250U (1.7 GHz – 3.6 GHz vs 1.6 GHz – 3.4 GHz). In addition, the i5-8350U features Intel vPro technology, which improves system management and security. These are very important in business computing environments.

Intel Core i5-8350U CPU Benchmark

Intel Core i5-8350U 8th Gen Benchmark

Benchmarks of the i5-8350U show it is one the fastest laptop CPUs on the market, together with its vPro-equipped i7 counterpart – the i7-8650U. That’s exceptional, because the i5-8350U (like other U-series chips) consumes 15 Watts of power, as opposed to 35 Watts of Intel Core i HQ series with similar benchmark scores.

The Core i5-8350U features entry-level Intel UHD 620 integrated graphics (review).

Note: The benchmark scores of the listed processors are averages measured across various devices with these processors. The scores and real-world performance of the Intel Core i5-8350U and compared CPUs may vary depending on the notebooks' other components, settings, cooling, and other factors. However, the benchmark results are good indicators of the processors' performance.

Specifications of the Intel Core i5-8350U

Here are the most important specs of the Intel Core i5-8350U:

Processor Name

Intel Core i5-8350U

CPU Family

8th Generation Intel Core "Kaby Lake R"

Number of Cores

Quad-core / 2 computing threads per core

CPU Clock Speed

1.7 GHz – 3.6 GHz

Cache Size


Memory Support

DDR3 (2133 MHz max. speed)
DDR4 (2400 MHz max. speed)

Integrated Graphics

Intel UHD 620

Power Consumption


Production Technology


Typical Use

Business laptops & 2-in-1 PCs

Notable Technologies

Intel HyperThreading (enables two computing threads per physical processor core)
Intel QuickSync Video (speeds up conversion of video files)
Intel TurboBoost (dynamically boosts performance of cores, depending on power and thermal headroom)
Intel vPro
VT-d virtualization
VT-x virtualization

User Benchmark Average CPU Score


Year of Release


Published on April 24, 2018

User Reviews and Q&A on the Intel Core i5-8350U

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    i want i7 8350 LJ 100 pcs

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