IntelBX8070110700K
AMDYD270XBGAFBOX

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.8GHz, Comet Lake.
Release date: Q2 2020.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
306 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+53%
200 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
108 EFps Better GTAV EFps.
+11%
97 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
138 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+7%
129 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
140 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+22%
115 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
134 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+24%
108 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 476,181 user samples
63,400 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 90% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 90% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 8th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO
412,781 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 3.7 GHz
Worst Bench: 72% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Poor: 72% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 105th / 1276
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
99 % Faster effective speed.
+20%
82.3 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
92.8 Pts Lower memory latency.
+15%
80.4 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
147 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+25%
118 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
291 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+26%
231 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
564 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+25%
452 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1043 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+27%
821 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
97.4 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+9%
89.5 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
157 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+26%
125 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
313 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+27%
247 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
620 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+27%
487 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1172 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+25%
940 Pts
Market Share
Based on 38,663,200 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.14 % 1.57 % Much higher market share.
+38%
Value
Value For Money
92.2 % Better value.
+11%
83 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
90 % More popular.
+27%
71 %
Price
Price (score)
$360 $270 Cheaper.
+25%
Age
Newest
8 Months Much more recent.
+76%
33 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 105 Watts More energy efficient.
+16%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 8 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads 16 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 12 nm Newer manufacturing.
+14%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.8 GHz +3% 3.7 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5.1 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+19%
4.3 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1675 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+23%
1365 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1545 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+23%
1254 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Comet Lake Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1200 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 None
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Intel’s tenth generation octa-core hyperthreaded i7-10700K is one of the fastest high-end desktop CPUs ever made. A simple overclock yields all 16 threads running at a staggering 5.1 GHz. Gaming and desktop performance is second only to the flagship i9-10900K. Although a new (Z490) LGA1200 motherboard is required, it will remain compatible with Rocket Lake CPUs which are due later this year. The 10700K’s $400 USD price tag puts it in a similar price band to AMD’s 12-core hyperthreaded Ryzen 9 3900X, however, the 10700K’s faster cores combined with its lower memory latency, yield a 12% effective speed advantage over the 3900X. Intra-generationally comparing the 10700K and 10600K shows that the 10600K offers almost identical gaming performance for 34% less money. [Jun '20 CPUPro]

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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 around 15%, 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 video 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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