Compare Processors: Intel i7-8086K vs Core i5-8500

Intel i7-8086K

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Price
$722.00
$276.35
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I78086K BX80684I58500
Release Date August 2018 April 2018
Performance
(Charts)
16th
37th
Effective Value
98th
36th
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Core i7 8th Gen Core i5 8th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Coffee Lake
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 6 6
CPU Threads 12 6
CPU Clock Rate 4000MHz 3000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz 4100MHz
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 12.00MB 9.00MB
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 i5-8500 retails for $204 or € 188 at our friends at Caseking. Practically same gaming performance as i5-8600, save $30 Higher single-threaded performance than competition 6 cores, large multi-threaded gains over the previous generation..."

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Compare Processors: Intel i7-8086K vs Core i5-8500. 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 20%.
  • 6 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+1000MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+900MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-8500:

  • 62% cheaper, you can save $445.65.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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