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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.
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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: 43.28

Overall Rank: 632

Last Price Change: $317.88 USD (2023-03-29)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 2748
Samples: 13015*
*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 Math46,141 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math28,804 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers39 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting26 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption4,859 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression197.1 MBytes/Sec
Physics819 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions13,572 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,748 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of March 2023.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 24th of March 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of March 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1781159 - Mar 29 2023
BL1781119 - Mar 29 2023
BL1781104 - Mar 29 2023
BL1781087 - Mar 29 2023
BL1780436 - Mar 28 2023
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 29th of March 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
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AMD Ryzen 7 1800X vs Intel Core i7-8700K
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13,982 (+1.6%)
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12,306 (-10.6%)

Is the Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 29th of March 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz