Intel Core i7-8700

Intel 8th Gen Core i7-8700 6 Cores BX80684I78700

Intel 8th Gen Core i7-8700 6 Cores BX80684I78700

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  • Compatible only with Motherboards based on Intel 300 Series Chipsets
  • 6 Cores/12 Threads
  • 3.20 GHz up to 4.60 GHz Max Turbo Frequency/12 MB Cache
  • Intel Optane Memory Supported
  • Intel UHD Graphics 630

Specifications Overview

Model BX80684I78700
Release Date October 2017

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Series Core i7 8th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake
Socket LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 6
CPU Threads 12
CPU Clock Rate 3200 MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4600 MHz
TDP 65 W
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64 GB
Cache L3 12 MB

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  • # of Cores 6
  • # of Threads 12
  • Processor Base Frequency 3.20 GHz
  • Max Turbo Frequency 4.60 GHz
  • Cache 12 MB
  • Bus Speed 8 GT/s DMI3
  • TDP 65 W

Supplemental Information

  • Embedded Options Available No
  • Conflict Free Yes
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Memory Specifications

  • Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) 64 GB
  • Memory Types DDR4-2666
  • Max # of Memory Channels 2
  • ECC Memory Supported No

Graphics Specifications

  • Processor Graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 630
  • Graphics Base Frequency 350 MHz
  • Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency 1.20 GHz
  • Graphics Video Max Memory 64 GB
  • Execution Units 24
  • 4K Support Yes, at 60Hz
  • Max Resolution (HDMI 1.4)‡ 4096x2304@24Hz
  • Max Resolution (DP)‡ 4096x2304@60Hz
  • Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel)‡ 4096x2304@60Hz
  • DirectX* Support 12
  • OpenGL* Support 4.5
  • Intel® Quick Sync Video Yes
  • Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology Yes
  • Intel® Clear Video HD Technology Yes
  • Intel® Clear Video Technology Yes
  • # of Displays Supported 3
  • Device ID 0x3E92

Expansion Options

  • Scalability 1S Only
  • PCI Express Revision 3.0
  • PCI Express Configurations Up to 1x16 or 2x8 or 1x8+2x4
  • Max # of PCI Express Lanes 16

Package Specifications

  • Sockets Supported FCLGA1151
  • Max CPU Configuration 1
  • Thermal Solution Specification PCG 2015C (65W)
  • Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm
  • Low Halogen Options Available See MDDS

Advanced Technologies

  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported Yes
  • Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
  • Intel® vPro™ Technology Yes
  • Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology Yes
  • Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Yes
  • Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) Yes
  • Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT) Yes
  • Intel® TSX-NI Yes
  • Intel® 64 Yes
  • Instruction Set 64-bit
  • Instruction Set Extensions SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2
  • Idle States Yes
  • Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology Yes
  • Thermal Monitoring Technologies Yes
  • Intel® Identity Protection Technology Yes
  • Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Yes

Security & Reliability

  • Intel® AES New Instructions Yes
  • Secure Key Yes
  • Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX) Yes
  • Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX) Yes
  • Intel® OS Guard Yes
  • Intel® Trusted Execution Technology Yes
  • Execute Disable Bit Yes
  • Intel® Boot Guard Yes

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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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