IntelBX80673I97980X
IntelBX80684I38350K

18 Cores, 36 Threads @2.60 GHz, Skylake.
Release date ≈ Q3 2017.

4 Cores, 4 Threads @4.0GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q3 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 29,975 user samples
4,145 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 71% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 147th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
25,830 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4 GHz
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 102nd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
80.5 % 84.1 % +5%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
76.7 Pts 89.4 Pts Lower memory latency.
+17%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
121 Pts 122 Pts +1%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
239 Pts 242 Pts +1%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
451 Pts 455 Pts +1%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
892 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+95%
458 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
89.1 Pts 96.3 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+8%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
141 Pts 144 Pts +2%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
284 Pts 288 Pts +1%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
555 Pts +2% 542 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1106 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+103%
545 Pts
Market Share
Based on 46,564,096 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.04 % Hugely higher market share.
+300%
Value
Value For Money
48.9 % 94.1 % Hugely better value.
+92%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % +2% 55 %
Price
Price (score)
$1,699 $185 Hugely cheaper.
+89%
Age
Newest
47+ Months +2% 48 Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
3158 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+482%
543 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
2483 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+437%
462 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'17 Q4'17
Cache
Cache
24.75 MB 8 MB
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2, AVX-512 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$1979.00 - $1999.00 N/A
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2017X PCG 2015C (130W)
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
128 GB 64 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2666 DDR4-2400
Memory Channels
Max # of Memory Channels
4 2
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
2.0 No
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
44 16

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The quad core i3-8350K hails from Intel’s most recent (and as yet unreleased) generation of Coffee Lake processors. It has a stock clock of 4.0 GHz, 8MB of cache and a TDP of 95W. The 8350K is the first i3 processor to feature four cores (previous generations of i3s had two cores and four threads). With this eighth generation of processors, Intel has introduced a step change in their nomenclature which witnesses the old quad core i5s become the new quad core i3s. Our benchmarks show a 25% increase in effective speed between generations of i3 8350K vs 7350K and near equivalence between the outgoing i5-7600K and the new i3-8350K. Although the price points of Coffee Lake are not yet known, if Intel keep them roughly in line with the previous generations (i3 ~= $140) this will represent the best improvement in value for money since Sandy Bridge as the 8350K at $140 would be 34.8% cheaper than a 7600K at $215. Cynics among us will see this as an effort to fend off competition from AMD’s new multi-core Ryzen processors. It appears Intel may have been successful with this move as early benchmarks from the 8350K suggest that it beats the more expensive 8 core Ryzen 7 1700 in single and quad core performance by 25%. The 8350K is a great choice for gaming builds, but the budget will also need to factor in a complementary motherboard based on the new 300 series chipset. Expect the quad core i3-8100 which is the 8350K’s little sister featuring a base clock of 3.6 GHz, to follow shortly. [Aug '17 CPUPro]

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