IntelBX80684I78086K
AMDYD270XBGAFBOX

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

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 188,243 user samples
18,110 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 10th / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 97%
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Workstation
Workstation 80%
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170,133 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 71% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 42nd / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 82%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 83%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
94.5 % Faster effective speed.
+15%
82.1 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
141 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+18%
119 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
275 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+17%
235 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
533 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+16%
461 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
863 Pts +2% 850 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1075 Pts 1277 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+19%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
158 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+25%
126 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
314 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+26%
249 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
625 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+27%
491 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1015 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+6%
957 Pts
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1247 Pts 1384 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+11%
Market Share
Based on 20,251,827 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.12 % 1.68 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,300%
Value
Value For Money
73.8 % 90.1 % Better value.
+22%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % 112 % Hugely more popular.
+93%
Price
Price (score)
$683 $198 Much cheaper.
+71%
Age
Newest
15+ Months Slightly more recent.
+6%
16 Months
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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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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. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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