By far the only chips released under Intel’s 8th gen branding are the Kaby Lake Refresh ULV processors. As the name suggests, they are based on the same architecture, however, a bit tweaked. Both the Core i5-8250U and i7-8550U that we are going to compare today have proven themselves quite powerful. We have seen that they are blowing away their 7th gen counterparts and they even rival the Kaby Lake HQ models.
It’s only fair to compare the Core i5-8250U and i7-8550U side by side to see what are the differences. Is the Core i5 powerful enough? Is the Core i7 dedicated to professional users? Which one will be more commercially successful?
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