Compare Processors: Intel i7-8086K vs Core i3-8100

Intel i7-8086K

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Intel Core i3-8100

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Price
$511.50
$118.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I78086K BX80684I38100
Release Date August 2018 October 2017
Performance
(Charts)
14th
62nd
Effective Value
57th
4th
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Core i7 8th Gen Core i3 8th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Coffee Lake
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 12 4
CPU Clock Rate 4000MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 12.00MB 6.00MB
Critic Reviews

"If you pick up an Intel Core i7-8086K expecting it to be the fastest Coffee Lake processor ever out of the box, you'll be sorely disappointed. This limited-edition processor performs no better than an Intel Core i7-8700K, so you're better off saving the..."

"Intel's Core i3-8100 offers four physical cores for a mere ~$120, which is a tremendous value compared to the previous generation Intel models. We'll be even more impressed when reasonably priced B350 motherboards come to market."

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Compare Processors: Intel i7-8086K vs Core i3-8100. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel i7-8086K:

  • Much better average performance, around 44%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 10 months later.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+400MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i3-8100:

  • 77% cheaper, you can save $392.51.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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