Average Bench: 86.9% (64th of 1173)

more Based on 216 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
Poor: 43%Average: 86.9% Great: 114%
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i7-8700K VH averaged just 13.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-8700K VH near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 131Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 125Pts

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8700K VH is 70.3%. 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 623Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 659Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 216 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.2 SC Int 121 147
87.8 SC Float 131 155
76.6 SC Mixed 125 150
100% 126 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 QC Int 410 565
146 QC Float 448 598
141 QC Mixed 424 586
96.7% 427 Pts
Min Avg Max
138 MC Int 586 1,087
148 MC Float 659 1,195
141 MC Mixed 623 1,171
93.1% 623 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 137
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 538
QC Mixed 510
116% 513 Pts
MC Int 678
MC Float 763
MC Mixed 721
108% 721 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 10 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 148
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 142
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 454
104% 456 Pts
MC Int 924
MC Float 1,050
MC Mixed 1,006
148% 993 Pts
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 121
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 484
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 584
MC Float 701
MC Mixed 657
97% 648 Pts
None, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 121
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 134
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 292
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 382
78% 344 Pts
MC Int 325
MC Float 419
MC Mixed 397
57% 380 Pts
, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.2
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 104
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 399
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 531
MC Float 661
MC Mixed 561
87% 584 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.45 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.3
SC Float 90.7
SC Mixed 86
69% 86 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 286
QC Mixed 287
63% 279 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 446
MC Mixed 433
64% 430 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,618,220 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8700K VH Builds (Compare 404 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $400

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