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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.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

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 per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 6 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 6 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 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: 91.96

Overall Rank: 897

Last Price Change: $139.99 USD (2023-06-02)

Average CPU Mark
rating
12873

Single Thread Rating: 2645
Samples: 9145*
*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 Math44,870 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math27,922 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers35 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting24,303 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption4,559 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression189,021 KBytes/Sec
Physics737 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions12,460 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,645 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 17th of April 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 16th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 16th of April 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$357.04 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$139.99 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 18th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,349
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,361
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,652
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,578
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,015
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,911
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,324
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,768
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,427
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,183
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
12,873
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 18th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.81
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.62
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.17
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.13
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
91.96
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.72
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 18th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,636
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,037
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,928
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,839
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,703
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
2,645
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL5061815 - Apr 17 2024
12971
BL5061814 - Apr 17 2024
13310
BL2080432 - Apr 17 2024
11483
BL2080296 - Apr 17 2024
10958
BL2080069 - Apr 17 2024
10539
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 18th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
12,873
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i7-8700
13,065 (+1.5%)
Intel Core i7-7800X @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700
12,882 (+0.1%)
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700
10,205 (-20.7%)
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700
11,461 (-11.0%)
Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700
10,758 (-16.4%)
Intel Core i5-10600K @ 4.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700
14,328 (+11.3%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i7-8700
13,919 (+8.1%)
Intel Core i5-10400F @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700
12,205 (-5.2%)
Intel Core i5-10400 @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700
12,135 (-5.7%)
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700
9,859 (-23.4%)
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700
9,656 (-25.0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X vs Intel Core i7-8700
18,216 (+41.5%)

Is the Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 18th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,667
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,257
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,071
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,569
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,403
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,176
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,996
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,573
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,530
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz
2,339