Average Bench: 76.5% (172nd of 1251)

Based on 136 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8706G CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 62%Average: 76.5% Great: 85%
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-8706G averaged 23.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-8706G near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 84.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 109Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8706G is 22.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-8706G performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 561Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 558Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 136 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.4 Memory 84.7 92.9
77.3 1-Core 109 124
154 2-Core 207 235
78.3% 134 Pts
Min Avg Max
274 4-Core 370 436
409 8-Core 558 620
59.6% 464 Pts
Min Avg Max
408 64-Core 561 621
37.7% 561 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 84.6
1-Core 123
2-Core 228
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 585
63% 487 Pts
64-Core 609
41% 609 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.4
1-Core 102
2-Core 186
75% 126 Pts
4-Core 354
8-Core 493
55% 423 Pts
64-Core 511
34% 511 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.9
1-Core 112
2-Core 217
79% 137 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 486
57% 431 Pts
64-Core 509
34% 509 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.5
1-Core 108
2-Core 216
74% 132 Pts
4-Core 362
8-Core 543
58% 452 Pts
64-Core 515
35% 515 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.7
1-Core 89.4
2-Core 158
64% 107 Pts
4-Core 275
8-Core 438
45% 356 Pts
64-Core 443
30% 443 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,312,105 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8706G Builds (Compare 99 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

System: Dell Precision 5530 2-in-1

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-8706G Processor with Radeon™ RX Vega M GL graphics (8M Cache, up to 4.10 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake G
Launch DateQ1'18
Processor Numberi7-8706G
# 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-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
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 TechYes

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