Average Bench: 73.5% (76th of 1182)

more Based on 243 user benchmarks.  Devices: 0F8BFBFF000906EA, , 1FABFBFF000906EA, BFEBFBFF000906E9, 0000000000000000, 1F8BFBFF000906EA, BFEBFBFF000106E5, BFEBFBFF000406E3 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8700K CPU @ 3.70GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8700k CPU @ 3.70GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8700K CPU @ 4.50GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 8700K @ 3.70GHz

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-8700K VH averaged 26.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 125Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 241Pts

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8700K VH is 71.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-8700K VH performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 629Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 587Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 243 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.2 1-Core 125 150
120 2-Core 241 299
86.6% 183 Pts
Min Avg Max
143 4-Core 425 571
151 8-Core 587 933
65.8% 506 Pts
Min Avg Max
152 64-Core 629 1,169
42.2% 629 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 129
2-Core 260
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 887
89% 707 Pts
64-Core 876
59% 876 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 139
2-Core 203
85% 171 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 974
89% 726 Pts
64-Core 984
66% 984 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 126
2-Core 258
90% 192 Pts
4-Core 513
8-Core 509
70% 511 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 132
2-Core 258
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 497
67% 492 Pts
64-Core 501
34% 501 Pts
CPU #000, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 120
2-Core 227
82% 174 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 443
59% 435 Pts
64-Core 435
29% 435 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 154
2-Core 308
108% 231 Pts
4-Core 302
8-Core 305
42% 304 Pts
64-Core 304
20% 304 Pts
, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 1 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 146
2-Core 149
78% 147 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 144
20% 146 Pts
64-Core 149
10% 149 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,183,951 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8700K VH Builds (Compare 432 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

System: QEMU Standard PC (i440FX + PIIX, 1996)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $405

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