IntelCL8068403373614
IntelBX80684I78700K
  

4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.50 GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 631,223 user samples
1,010 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 60% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 60% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 203rd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
630,213 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% Base clock 2.6 GHz
Worst Bench: 81% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 81% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 47th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
76.3 % 92.5 % Faster effective speed.
+21%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
85 Pts 91.9 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+8%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
115 Pts 134 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+17%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
217 Pts 262 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+21%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
369 Pts 501 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+36%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
518 Pts 811 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+57%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
93.5 Pts 97.1 Pts +4%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts 152 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+18%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
253 Pts 301 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+19%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
472 Pts 591 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+25%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
653 Pts 945 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+45%
Market Share
Based on 46,610,189 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 1.22 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 80 % Much more popular.
+57%
Age
Newest
39+ Months More recent.
+17%
47 Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
649 Pts 1165 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+80%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
515 Pts 1009 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+96%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'18 Q4'17
Cache
Cache
8 MB SmartCache 12 MB
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
Yes No
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
4.20 GHz 4.70 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI 8 GT/s DMI3
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133 DDR4-2666
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.10 GHz 1.20 GHz
Package Size
Package Size
42mm x 28mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 Up to 1x16 or 2x8 or 1x8+2x4

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This is a okay H series mobile CPU. 4C 8T CPU with base clock of 2.5Ghzm turbo up to 4.2Ghz. TDP of 45W, maximum down to 35W with 2.0Ghz. Should perform very well when doing daily task. Could handle most of the game with ultra setting, but will going to need a good GPU for that. [Jul '21 Gamejang]

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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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