IntelBX80684I79700K
IntelBX80684I79700K

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,101,666 user samples
550,833 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 106th / 1459
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
550,833 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 106th / 1459
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
96.9 % 96.9 %
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
96.9 % 96.9 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
90.9 Pts 90.9 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
140 Pts 140 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
279 Pts 279 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
552 Pts 552 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
964 Pts 964 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96.6 Pts 96.6 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
155 Pts 155 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
309 Pts 309 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
618 Pts 618 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
1123 Pts 1123 Pts
Market Share
Based on 68,236,819 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.73 % 1.73 %
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.73 % 1.73 %
Value
Value For Money
101 % 101 %
Value
Value For Money
101 % 101 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
93 % 93 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
93 % 93 %
Price
Price (score)
$235 $235
Price
Price (score)
$235 $235
Age
Newest
68 Months 68 Months
Age
Newest
68 Months 68 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 8 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.9 GHz 4.9 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
1145 Pts 1145 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
1001 Pts 1001 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 UHD 630

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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 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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