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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 per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 6 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 6 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 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: 80.22

Overall Rank:
912th fastest in multithreading out of 4769 CPUs
598th fastest in single threading out of 4769 CPUs
294th fastest in out of 1369 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $170.00 USD (2024-07-24)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
13638
Single Thread Rating
2729

Samples: 14650*
*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 Math45,909 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math28,601 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers39 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting25,489 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption4,812 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression199,653 KBytes/Sec
Physics815 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions13,500 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,729 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of July 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 19th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 19th of July 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$175.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$190.00 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 July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,237
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,478
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,151
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,623
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,049
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,895
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,284
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,754
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,533
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,173
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
13,638
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 25th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
221.95
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
168.44
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
146.82
Intel Core i9-12900K
138.27
Intel Core i9-13900K
134.63
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.65
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
80.22
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
55.41
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 July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,629
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,166
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,032
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,919
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,696
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,930
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
2,729
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2149473 - Jul 20 2024
13332
BL2149468 - Jul 20 2024
12742
BL2148907 - Jul 19 2024
13629
BL2148595 - Jul 19 2024
14658
BL2148551 - Jul 19 2024
12681
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 July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
13,638
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X vs Intel Core i7-8700K
16,800 (+23.2%)
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
14,464 (+6.1%)
Intel Core i5-10600K @ 4.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
14,317 (+5.0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i7-8700K
13,062 (-4.2%)
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
12,852 (-5.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 vs Intel Core i7-8700K
12,283 (-9.9%)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
10,673 (-21.7%)
Intel Core i7-9700 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
13,183 (-3.3%)
Intel Core i5-9600KF @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
10,696 (-21.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G vs Intel Core i7-8700K
19,891 (+45.8%)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X vs Intel Core i7-8700K
17,527 (+28.5%)
Intel Core i5-12500T vs Intel Core i7-8700K
16,578 (+21.6%)

Is the Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 25th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,316
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,273
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,029
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,525
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,386
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,107
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,005
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,877
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,787
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,746
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,538
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,530
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
2,508