Affected by AMD Ryzen processor, Intel has shortened development time from seventh-generation Core platform to eighth-generation Core platform. After releasing under-voltage laptop and desktop-level Coffee Lake, now the CPU-Z screenshot of the laptop powered by i7-8720HQ processor has been exposed on the Internet.
This time, the i7-8720HQ processor has six cores. The chip’s basic frequency is 2.4GHz and it can be boosted up to 3.6GHz. The i7-8720HQ processor’s single-core performance score is 370 and its multi-core performance score is 2,414. The i7-8720HQ processor’s performance reaches the desktop i7-6700K processor.
At present, Intel’s laptop which is powered by eighth-generation high-efficiency processor will be launched in the first quarter of 2018. After Intel’s mobile under-voltage processor’s performance has been greatly improved, many gamer laptop’s whole performance will be comparable with desktop computer.