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Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
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Is the Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. But this CPU contains 6 Cores and 12 Threads. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? This CPU should be able to play most games. [More ...]

Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 630

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1151-2

Clockspeed: 3.2 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.6 GHz

Cores: 6 Threads: 12

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 12 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 128 GB (DDR4-2666)

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8700 CPU @ 3.20GHz, Intel Core i7-8700 CPU @ 3.20GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2017

CPUmark/$Price: 77.42

Overall Rank: 717

Last Price Change: $167.34 USD (2023-05-31)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 2655
Samples: 7840*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 15,159
Thread: 2,628

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz

Integer Math44,916 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math28,021 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers36 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting24,740 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption4,592 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression191,378 KBytes/Sec
Physics739 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions12,521 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,655 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 31st of May 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 30th of May 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 30th of May 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1829514 - May 30 2023
BL5039257 - May 29 2023
BL1829029 - May 29 2023
BL1828855 - May 29 2023
BL1828433 - May 28 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
As of 31st of May 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i7-8700
13,977 (+7.9%)
Intel Core i7-7800X @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700
12,886 (-0.5%)
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700
11,391 (-12.1%)
Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700
10,755 (-17.0%)
Intel Core i5-10600K @ 4.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700
14,426 (+11.3%)
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700
13,748 (+6.1%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i7-8700
13,062 (+0.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X vs Intel Core i7-8700
18,257 (+40.9%)
Intel Core i7-9700 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700
13,305 (+2.7%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X vs Intel Core i7-8700
16,959 (+30.9%)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700 vs Intel Core i7-8700
15,745 (+21.5%)
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 vs Intel Core i7-8700
14,841 (+14.6%)

Is the Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 31st of May 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz