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IntelBX80684I79700K
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8 Cores, 8 Threads @3.6GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q4 2018.

CSGO 2060S
Dust 2 1080p Max
192 EFps 263 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+37%
GTAV 2060S
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
86 EFps 94 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+9%
Overwatch 2060S
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
111 EFps 111 EFps
PUBG 2060S
M249 Training 1080p Max
105 EFps 121 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+15%
Fortnite 2060S
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
101 EFps 133 EFps Much Better Fortnite EFps.
+32%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 315,666 user samples
209,557 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 58th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 82%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 83%
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106,109 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 4th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 99%
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Desktop
Desktop 99%
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Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
81.7 % 98.9 % Faster effective speed.
+21%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
119 Pts 142 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+19%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
234 Pts 283 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+21%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
460 Pts 561 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+22%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
852 Pts 1067 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+25%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
126 Pts 156 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+24%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
249 Pts 312 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+25%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
492 Pts 623 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+27%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
960 Pts 1213 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+26%
Market Share
Based on 22,611,041 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.74 % Higher market share.
+19%
2.31 %
Value
Value For Money
90.4 % 91.5 % +1%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
117 % 169 % Much more popular.
+44%
Price
Price (score)
$192 Much cheaper.
+48%
$369
Age
Newest
19 Months 13 Months Much more recent.
+32%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
105 Watts 95 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+10%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 8 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
12 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+14%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz +3% 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz 4.9 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+14%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1381 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+13%
1222 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1282 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+18%
1082 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen+ Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 630
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The 8 core, 16 thread 2700X is AMD’s second generation Ryzen 7 flagship following in the wake of the Ryzen 7 1800X which continues to offer excellent multi-core value for money. This new Pinnacle Ridge processor features the Zen+ architecture with 12nm lithography compared to 14nm previously. Whilst there is no increase in the number of cores, the stock base / boost clocks appear to have received a bump up to 3.7 / 4.3 GHz from 3.6 / 4.0 GHz. The 2700X is compatible with both the new 400 series and 300 series of motherboards. Early benchmarks indicate that the 2700X has a slightly greater effective speed than the 1800X, although further benchmarks are necessary to quantify this. The expected launch price of $329 includes a Wraith Prism cooler and is in the same price bracket as the 1800X and Intel’s Coffee Lake i7-8700K. Whilst the 6 core, 12 thread 8700K beats the 2700X in single and quad core performance by about 10%, the 2700X wins on multi-core workloads. PC gaming and desktop performance is generally governed by six or less cores but the 2700X offers value for money to workstation users. Even though the 2700X excels at pure multimedia production streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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Intel’s Core i7-9700K is an unlocked 9th generation Coffee Lake CPU. It is an 8 core, 8 thread processor. The 9700K features 12 MB of cache, a 95W TDP and Intel UHD 630 graphics. Like the other 9th generation chips, it is compatible with Intel’s new Z390 chipset as well as last years Z370 chipset (with an updated BIOS). The 9700K has stock base / boost clocks of 3.6 / 4.6 GHz and a single core boost of 4.9 GHz (compared to 3.6, 4.7 and 5.0 GHz for the flagship 9900K). This translates to almost identical single, quad and octa core performance between the 9900K and 9700K. Mainstream PC games do not benefit from more than eight threads, so at $350 (25% cheaper than the 9900K), the 9700K offers far better value for money to gamers. That said for purely gaming there is very little reason not to consider the i5-9600K which, when overclocked, offers almost equivalent gaming performance but at a 35% discount[Oct '18 CPUPro]

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