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IntelBX80684I78700K

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.2GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.7GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q4 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 195,836 user samples
5,221 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 50th / 1143
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
190,615 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 92% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 1.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 92% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 19th / 1143
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
86.7 % 108 % Faster effective speed.
+24%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
107 Pts 137 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+28%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
399 Pts 522 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+31%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1122 Pts +4% 1077 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
120 Pts 155 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+29%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
468 Pts 616 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+32%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1329 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+7%
1246 Pts
Market Share
Based on 12,864,465 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.33 % 3.73 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,030%
Value
Value For Money
92.5 % 98.4 % Slightly better value.
+6%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
75 % 156 % Hugely more popular.
+108%
Price
Price (score)
$245 Much cheaper.
+34%
$370
Age
Newest
7 Months Much more recent.
+50%
14 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
12 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+14%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz 3.7 GHz Faster base frequency.
+16%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.1 GHz 4.7 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+15%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
116 Pts 151 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+30%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
125 Pts 161 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+29%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
453 Pts 599 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+32%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
490 Pts 637 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+30%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1292 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+13%
1147 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1346 Pts +2% 1323 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen+ Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 630
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The i7-8700K is Intel’s latest, top of the range, 8th generation Coffee Lake processor. Like Kaby Lake and Sky Lake before that, Coffee Lake is based on Intel’s 14nm architecture which has been slightly optimized on each iteration. Following AMD’s modus operandi, Intel has upped the cores and threads across the range of their CPUs. In previous generations, a 6-core processor would have been a high-end desk-top (HEDT) processor, however the i7-8700K is the first Intel CPU with 6 cores and 12 threads to be classified (and priced) as a mainstream consumer processor. Specifically, the i7-8700K features a base clock speed of 3.7 GHz which boosts to 4.7 GHz (4.5 GHz for the previous generation i7-7700k), 12MB of smart (L3) cache and 2 channels of DDR4 RAM. The majority of the performance improvements over the 7th generation stem from the higher core count which results in a 50% increase in multi-core speed between the i7-7700k and i7-8700k. A new motherboard will need to be factored into the budget when upgrading to the 8700K as it requires a new Intel Z370 chipset which has supposedly been designed to better deliver power to CPUs with a greater number of cores. Also available in this latest release of CPUs is the 6 core 6 thread i5-8600k which is a more rational option (around $100 cheaper) for the vast majority of users that don’t require hyper-threading. Sandy bridge owners can finally justify an upgrade but with the next iteration of AMD's Zen architecture just around the corner the CPU market will be a lot faster moving now that Intel, once again, has to compete. [Sep '17 CPUPro]

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