Average Bench: 73.4% (230th of 1275)

Based on 4,564 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8705G CPU @ 3.10GHz

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-8705G 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. Memory Latency 82.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 105Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8705G is 29.7%. 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 507Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 508Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,564 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.1 Memory 82.7 91.7
63 1-Core 105 123
122 2-Core 199 233
75.7% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
171 4-Core 349 434
245 8-Core 508 606
55.3% 428 Pts
Min Avg Max
214 64-Core 507 609
34% 507 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 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.3
1-Core 113
2-Core 228
81% 142 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 548
65% 492 Pts
64-Core 569
38% 569 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.1
1-Core 116
2-Core 224
81% 140 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 573
66% 502 Pts
64-Core 574
38% 574 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.8
1-Core 118
2-Core 216
80% 139 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 545
64% 485 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 99.7
2-Core 204
75% 129 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 566
60% 467 Pts
64-Core 552
37% 552 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 103
2-Core 181
73% 122 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 489
54% 416 Pts
64-Core 488
33% 488 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.8
1-Core 117
2-Core 228
79% 139 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 564
60% 466 Pts
64-Core 556
37% 556 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.7
1-Core 120
2-Core 230
82% 144 Pts
4-Core 328
8-Core 531
55% 430 Pts
64-Core 509
34% 509 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.8
1-Core 82.2
2-Core 166
63% 107 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 450
49% 381 Pts
64-Core 466
31% 466 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,735,487 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8705G Builds (Compare 527 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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