Intel Core i7-8700K

Intel 8th Gen Core i7-8700K 6 Cores BX80684I78700K (NO HEATSINK INCLUDED)

Intel 8th Gen Core i7-8700K 6 Cores BX80684I78700K (NO HEATSINK INCLUDED)

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  • Compatible only with Motherboards based on Intel 300 Series Chipsets
  • 6 Cores/12 Threads
  • 3.70 GHz up to 4.70 GHz Max Turbo Frequency/12 MB Cache
  • Intel Optane Memory Supported
  • Intel UHD Graphics 630

Specifications Overview

Model BX80684I78700K
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 3700 MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4700 MHz
TDP 95 W
CPU Cooler included No
Manufacturing Process 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64 GB
Cache L3 12 MB

Intel Core i7-8700K Performance comparison with similar Processors

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Intel Core i9-9900 (117th)
117%
Intel Core i7-9800X (118th)
117%
Intel Core i5-11600K (119th)
117%
Intel Core i5-11600KF (119th)
117%
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 (121st)
110%
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X (122nd)
107%
Intel Core i5-11400F (123rd)
105%
Intel Core i5-11400 (123rd)
105%
AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT (125th)
104%
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X (126th)
101%
Intel Core i7-8700K (127th)
100%
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X (128th)
99%
Intel Core i7-9700K (129th)
99%
Intel Core i7-9700F (130th)
98%
Intel Core i7-9700 (130th)
98%
Intel Core i5-10600KF (132nd)
98%
Intel Core i5-10600K (132nd)
98%
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X (134th)
97%
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 (135th)
96%
Intel Core i5-10600 (136th)
96%
Intel Core i7-8700 (137th)
96%

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Expert reviews

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Ultimately, if you want the best overall performance and don’t want to invest in a high-end desktop system, the Core i7-8700K is the fastest CPU around, and is supremely lustworthy as a result. However, it doesn’t have everything its own way.

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80

The Core i7-8700K is an impressive retaliatory blow to AMD’s Ryzen. It comes at an attractive price, on an already well- established platform, and unless AMD can really drop the price points on its Ryzen components, it makes far more sense for everyday upgraders to opt for team blue over team red, at least until Ryzen 2 arrives next year.

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80

Supplies are extremely limited around the world, and despite being officially launched, the Core i7-8700K specifically is not likely to be available in India in any meaningful quantities till mid-November. Branded PCs with these CPUs aren't even being announced internationally yet. Because of pricing, the channel might be trying to flush quad-co...


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