Average Bench: 70.7% (116th of 1203)

Based on 100 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8706G CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 53%Average: 70.7% Great: 79%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-8706G averaged 29.3% 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 110Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 210Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-8706G is 25.9%. 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 570Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 567Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 100 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.7 1-Core 110 124
154 2-Core 210 235
76% 160 Pts
Min Avg Max
279 4-Core 378 436
428 8-Core 567 621
60.8% 473 Pts
Min Avg Max
411 64-Core 570 622
38.3% 570 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 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 118
2-Core 190
75% 154 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 610
68% 522 Pts
64-Core 607
41% 607 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 123
2-Core 228
84% 175 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 580
64% 492 Pts
64-Core 595
40% 595 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 217
75% 161 Pts
4-Core 378
8-Core 510
58% 444 Pts
64-Core 523
35% 523 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 93.7
2-Core 222
72% 158 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 456
54% 411 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.8
2-Core 197
69% 147 Pts
4-Core 365
8-Core 524
58% 444 Pts
64-Core 556
37% 556 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 166
54% 118 Pts
4-Core 279
8-Core 424
45% 352 Pts
64-Core 426
29% 426 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,360,284 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-8706G Builds (Compare 60 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

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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