Compare Processors: Intel i7-8086K vs i5-2500K

Intel i7-8086K

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Price
$799.00
$279.33
Availability In Stock Out of Stock
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Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I78086K BX80623I52500K
Release Date August 2018 -
Performance
(Charts)
14th
80th
Effective Value
99th
82nd
TDP 95 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Core i7 8th Gen Core i5 2nd Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Sandy Bridge
Socket LGA1151 LGA1155
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel HD Graphics 3000
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 12 4
CPU Clock Rate 4000MHz 3300MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 32 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 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..."

"This month for review we received two very eagerly awaited processors from CPU manufacturer Intel. Since AMD, its only real competitor, hasn’t been putting up a fight in this market for about five years now, interesting developments in CPUs have been..."

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Compare Processors: Intel i7-8086K vs i5-2500K. 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 56%.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+700MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel i5-2500K:

  • 65% cheaper, you can save $519.67.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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