IntelBX80684I79700K
Intel

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

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4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.40 GHz, 45 W.
Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 118,229 user samples
107,948 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 4th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
10,281 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 45% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 45% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 128th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
98.6 % Much faster effective speed.
+41%
69.7 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
142 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+29%
110 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
282 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+33%
212 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
558 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+51%
369 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1063 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+97%
540 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
156 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+25%
125 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
312 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+26%
248 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
624 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+32%
474 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1217 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+85%
659 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,512,215 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.03 % Hugely higher market share.
+290%
0.52 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
167 % Hugely more popular.
+193%
57 %
Age
Newest
13 Months 8+ Months Much more recent.
+38%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1217 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+84%
660 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1077 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+97%
546 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q4'18 Q2'19
Cache
Cache
12 MB SmartCache 8 MB SmartCache
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 8 GT/s DMI
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 128 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2666 DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
41.6 GB/s 41.8 GB/s
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.20 GHz 1.05 GHz
Package Size
Package Size
37.5mm x 37.5mm 42mm x 28mm
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
No Yes
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
Yes No
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Yes No
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No

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