IntelBX80684I79700K
IntelBX8070110700K

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

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

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
287 EFps 306 EFps Slightly Better CSGO EFps.
+7%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
109 EFps +1% 108 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
137 EFps 138 EFps +1%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
136 EFps 140 EFps +3%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
145 EFps Slightly Better Fortnite EFps.
+8%
134 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 557,942 user samples
436,795 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 84% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 84% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 31st / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 97%
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Workstation
Workstation 91%
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121,147 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 88% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 88% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 99%
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Workstation
Workstation 99%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
96.7 % 97.9 % +1%
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Rage2 0% 4 % FarC5 8%, BFV 5%, SotTR 7%, Witcher3 0%, Civ6 6%, ACO 4%, MetroEx 2%, Sekiro 7%, Wolf2 1%
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AMD Ryzen 5 5800X Review
Rage2 0% 4 % FarC5 8%, BFV 5%, SotTR 7%, Witcher3 0%, Civ6 6%, ACO 4%, MetroEx 2%, Sekiro 7%, Wolf2 1%
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2 % OC TWarTKC 2% OC
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4 % TWarTKC 4%
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0 % SotTR 0%, MetroEx 1%, Divis2 1% BFV 1%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
91.5 Pts 91.8 Pts +0%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
139 Pts 147 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
277 Pts 288 Pts +4%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
547 Pts 558 Pts +2%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1028 Pts 1032 Pts +0%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96.9 Pts 97 Pts +0%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts 157 Pts +3%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
304 Pts 311 Pts +2%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
608 Pts 617 Pts +1%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1177 Pts +0% 1173 Pts
Market Share
Based on 45,104,243 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.55 % Higher market share.
+17%
1.32 %
Value
Value For Money
97.5 % +4% 94.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
84 % 94 % More popular.
+12%
Price
Price (score)
$270 Cheaper.
+16%
$320
Age
Newest
33 Months 15 Months Much more recent.
+55%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts More energy efficient.
+24%
125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 8 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.8 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.9 GHz 5.1 GHz +4%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1180 Pts 1658 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+41%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1042 Pts 1528 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+47%
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake Comet Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1200
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 UHD 630
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q4'18 Q2'20
Cache
Cache
12 MB SmartCache 16 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
4.90 GHz 5.10 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 8 GT/s
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015D (130W) PCG 2015D
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 128 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2666 DDR4-2933
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
41.6 GB/s 45.8 GB/s
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
2.0 2
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3.0 3

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Intel’s Core i7-9700K is an unlocked 9th generation Coffee Lake CPU. It is an 8 core, 8 thread processor. The 9700K features 12 MB of cache, a 95W TDP and Intel UHD 630 graphics. Like the other 9th generation chips, it is compatible with Intel’s new Z390 chipset as well as last years Z370 chipset (with an updated BIOS). The 9700K has stock base / boost clocks of 3.6 / 4.6 GHz and a single core boost of 4.9 GHz (compared to 3.6, 4.7 and 5.0 GHz for the flagship 9900K). This translates to almost identical single, quad and octa core performance between the 9900K and 9700K. Mainstream PC games do not benefit from more than six threads, so at $350 (25% cheaper than the 9900K), the 9700K offers far better value for money to gamers. That said gamers have very little reason not to consider the i5-9600K which, when overclocked, offers almost equivalent performance at a 35% discount[Oct '18 CPUPro]

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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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