Average Bench: 73.8% (228th of 1272)

Based on 4,290 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8705G CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 51%Average: 73.8% Great: 84%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-8705G averaged 26.1% 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. Memory Latency 82.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 106Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8705G is 33.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-8705G performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 516Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 512Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,290 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.7 Memory 82.8 92.5
68 1-Core 106 123
112 2-Core 199 235
75.9% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
179 4-Core 352 440
248 8-Core 512 607
55.8% 432 Pts
Min Avg Max
275 64-Core 516 609
34.6% 516 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.1
1-Core 115
2-Core 184
78% 129 Pts
4-Core 396
8-Core 569
62% 483 Pts
64-Core 549
37% 549 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.5
1-Core 103
2-Core 224
79% 137 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 565
64% 487 Pts
64-Core 580
39% 580 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.6
1-Core 91
2-Core 212
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 364
8-Core 534
58% 449 Pts
64-Core 530
36% 530 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 109
2-Core 207
78% 133 Pts
4-Core 379
8-Core 579
61% 479 Pts
64-Core 577
39% 577 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.6
1-Core 111
2-Core 192
75% 128 Pts
4-Core 378
8-Core 545
60% 462 Pts
64-Core 513
34% 513 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 88
1-Core 94
2-Core 177
72% 120 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 472
51% 394 Pts
64-Core 466
31% 466 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.3
1-Core 104
2-Core 220
77% 135 Pts
4-Core 339
8-Core 537
56% 438 Pts
64-Core 565
38% 565 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.5
1-Core 100
2-Core 227
69% 128 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 617
69% 530 Pts
64-Core 128
9% 128 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,508,000 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8705G Builds (Compare 409 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9575

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $36

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-8705G Processor with Radeon™ RX Vega M GL graphics (8M Cache, up to 4.10 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake G
Launch DateQ1'18
Processor Numberi7-8705G
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed3.10 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.10 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI
Description65W Package TDP

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP 1.4, DP 1.2, HDMI 1.4, DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB
Discrete GraphicsRadeon™ RX Vega M GL Graphics
DG Max Frequency1011 MHz
DG Base Frequency931 MHz
DG Compute Units20
DG Memory Bandwidth179.2 GB/s

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2400
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth37.5 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x8, 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes8

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size31mm x 58.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedBGA2270

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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