Intel
IntelBX80684I78086K

2 Cores, 4 Threads @3.4 GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

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6 Cores, 12 Threads @4.00 GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 24,331 user samples
4,162 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 49% Base clock 3.4 GHz
Worst Bench: 34% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 34% Great: 49%
SPEED RANK: 426th / 1203
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
20,169 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% Base clock 4 GHz
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 8th / 1203
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
44.7 % 96 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+115%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
82.4 Pts 141 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+71%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
143 Pts 278 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+94%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
209 Pts 536 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+156%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
212 Pts 868 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+309%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
89.6 Pts 159 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+77%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
172 Pts 315 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+83%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
230 Pts 620 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+170%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
230 Pts 1016 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+342%
Market Share
Based on 22,361,412 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.14 % Hugely higher market share.
+367%
Value
Value For Money
58.4 % 77.7 % Much better value.
+33%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 61 % Slightly more popular.
+13%
Price
Price (score)
$105 Hugely cheaper.
+82%
$599
Age
Newest
72+ Months 17+ Months Much more recent.
+76%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
231 Pts 1251 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+442%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
214 Pts 1087 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+408%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'11 Q2'18
Cache
Cache
3 MB SmartCache 12 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Lithography
Lithography
32 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$117.00 N/A
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI 8 GT/s DMI3
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
32 GB 64 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1066/1333 DDR4-2666
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
21 GB/s 41.6 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Intel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
850 MHz 350 MHz
# of Displays Supported
# of Displays Supported ‡
2 3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.1 GHz 1.20 GHz
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
No 2.0
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) ‡
No Yes
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
2.0 3.0

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Intel are celebrating the 40th anniversary of their x86 architecture and 8086 processor with the launch of their high-end i7-8086K. Just 50,000 units of this hex core, twelve threaded Coffee Lake processor have been made available globally. Exactly like the i7-8700K, the 8086K features 12MB of smart (L3) cache, 2 channels of DDR4 RAM and has a TDP of 95W. Essentially, the 8086K is Intel’s current Coffee Lake flagship, the i7-8700K, with a single-core turbo frequency factory overclocked by 300 MHz. Thermals permitting, out of the box, the i7-8086K achieves a single core boost speed of 5.0 GHz – which is a new record for Intel. That said, you would be unlucky if you were unable to achieve a 5.0 GHz single core OC with an 8700K. For everything other than single core, the turbo clock speeds on the 8086K exactly match the 8700K which puts the 8086K firmly into gimmick territory. Directly comparing the 8086K and 8700K shows that for a $100 (24%) price premium you get around a 5% performance improvement which drops to around 2% when both chips are overclocked. If the price gap between the 8086K and the 8700K were to fall to less than 20 USD it may be worth considering the 8086K. [Jun '18 CPUPro]

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