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Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. But this CPU contains 6 Cores and 12 Threads. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? This CPU should be able to play most games. [More ...]

Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 630

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1151-2

Clockspeed: 3.7 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.7 GHz

Cores: 6 Threads: 12

Typical TDP: 95 W

Cache Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 12 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 128 GB (DDR4-2666)

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8700K CPU @ 3.70GHz, Intel Core i7-8700K CPU @ 3.70GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2017

CPUmark/$Price: 54.88

Overall Rank: 735

Last Price Change: $250.00 USD (2023-06-02)

Average CPU Mark
rating
13720

Single Thread Rating: 2745
Samples: 13646*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 15,976
Thread: 2,700

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz

Integer Math46,064 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math28,739 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers39 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting25,837 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption4,844 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression200,989 KBytes/Sec
Physics818 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions13,551 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,745 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 25th of September 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 22nd of September 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 22nd of September 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$334.01 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$250.00 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 25th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,768
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,465
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,748
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,632
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,068
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,935
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,424
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,785
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,481
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,250
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
13,720
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 25th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
213.02
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.99
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.24
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.47
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.86
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.96
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
54.88
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.61
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 25th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,666
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,195
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,053
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,959
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,844
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,715
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,359
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,942
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
2,745
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,663
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,569
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1910785 - Sep 24 2023 [Overclocked]
15794
BL1910662 - Sep 24 2023
14127
BL1910445 - Sep 24 2023
13917
BL1910419 - Sep 24 2023
13057
BL1910032 - Sep 23 2023
15560
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
As of 25th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
13,720
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X vs Intel Core i7-8700K
16,415 (+19.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i7-8700K
13,073 (-4.7%)
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
14,525 (+5.9%)
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
12,919 (-5.8%)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
10,739 (-21.7%)
Intel Core i7-5930K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
10,338 (-24.6%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X vs Intel Core i7-8700K
17,016 (+24.0%)
Intel Core i5-12500T vs Intel Core i7-8700K
16,793 (+22.4%)
Intel Core i7-10700F @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
16,678 (+21.6%)
Intel Core i7-10700 @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
16,585 (+20.9%)
Intel Core i7-8086K @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
14,368 (+4.7%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i7-8700K
13,966 (+1.8%)

Is the Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 25th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,188
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,103
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,554
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,427
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,820
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,812
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,535
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,237
Intel Core i9-13900
6,923
Intel Core i9-13900F
6,890
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,852
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,802
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
2,519