Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i7-8700

Intel Pentium Gold G5500

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Intel Core i7-8700

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Price
$109.00
$299.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684G5500 BX80684I78700
Release Date April 2018 October 2017
Performance
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95th
25th
Effective Value
19th
27th
TDP 54 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Pentium Gold Core i7 8th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Coffee Lake
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 2 6
CPU Threads 4 12
CPU Clock Rate 3800MHz 3200MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 4600MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 4.00MB 12.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"Intel's Core i7-8700 is surprisingly similar to the company's more expensive -8700K in our benchmarks. You do lose the ability to overclock, but save $50 dollars in the exchange. Unfortunately, Intel's bundled cooler isn't able to cope with the..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i7-8700. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Pentium Gold G5500:

  • 64% cheaper, you can save $190.99.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 months later.
  • Around 17% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+600MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-8700:

  • Much better average performance, around 59%.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
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