Average Bench: 67.2% (152nd of 1206)

Based on 3,416 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8705G CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 43%Average: 67.2% Great: 80%
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-8705G averaged 32.8% 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 105Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 201Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8705G is 36.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-8705G performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 536Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 529Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,416 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.9 1-Core 105 124
130 2-Core 201 236
72.4% 153 Pts
Min Avg Max
204 4-Core 359 444
314 8-Core 529 614
57.2% 444 Pts
Min Avg Max
328 64-Core 536 616
36% 536 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 115
2-Core 228
81% 171 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 553
64% 489 Pts
64-Core 556
37% 556 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 116
2-Core 228
81% 172 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 540
62% 475 Pts
64-Core 536
36% 536 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 124
2-Core 205
80% 165 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 608
63% 495 Pts
64-Core 590
40% 590 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 120
2-Core 213
80% 166 Pts
4-Core 381
8-Core 594
62% 487 Pts
64-Core 557
37% 557 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.7
2-Core 237
76% 167 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 618
68% 523 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 117
2-Core 218
80% 167 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 576
59% 463 Pts
64-Core 573
38% 573 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 115
2-Core 209
77% 162 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 477
53% 406 Pts
64-Core 505
34% 505 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.9
2-Core 147
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 382
44% 335 Pts
64-Core 388
26% 388 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,085,345 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8705G Builds (Compare 1,391 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

System: Dell XPS 15 9575

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 31% - Below average Total price: $45

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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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