Compare Processors: Intel i7-8086K vs Core i5-7640X

Intel i7-8086K

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Intel Core i5-7640X

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Price
$511.50
$332.40
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I78086K BX80677I57640X
Release Date August 2018 June 2017
Performance
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14th
34th
Effective Value
58th
52nd
TDP 95 Watts 112 Watts
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Series Core i7 8th Gen Core i5 X-Series
Core Name Coffee Lake Kaby Lake X
Socket LGA1151 LGA2066
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 12 4
CPU Clock Rate 4000MHz 4000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz 4200MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
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..."

"The Intel Core i5-7640X retails for $249. Good single-threaded performance Great overclocking potential Unlocked multiplier Platform updated to include latest features Multi-threaded performance unworthy of HEDT tag Lacks HyperThreading, only 6 MB..."

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Compare Processors: Intel i7-8086K vs Core i5-7640X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel i7-8086K:

  • Slightly better average performance, around 19%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 13 months later.
  • Around 15% lower thermal design power.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+800MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-7640X:

  • 35% cheaper, you can save $179.10.
  • Slightly better effective value.
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