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Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz 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 i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz 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 i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 630

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1151-2

Clockspeed: 3.7 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.7 GHz

Cores: 6 Threads: 12

Typical TDP: 95 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) i7-8700K CPU @ 3.70GHz, Intel Core i7-8700K CPU @ 3.70GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2017

CPUmark/$Price: 76.38

Overall Rank: 677

Last Price Change: $179.99 USD (2023-05-30)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 2748
Samples: 13244*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 15,976
Thread: 2,700

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz

Integer Math46,117 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math28,787 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers39 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting25,963 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption4,856 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression201,572 KBytes/Sec
Physics818 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions13,565 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,748 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 30th of May 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 26th of May 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th 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 i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1829941 - May 30 2023
BL1829845 - May 30 2023 [Overclocked]
BL1829808 - May 30 2023
BL1828701 - May 28 2023
BL1828692 - May 28 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
As of 31st of May 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X vs Intel Core i7-8700K
16,959 (+23.4%)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X vs Intel Core i7-8700K
16,420 (+19.4%)
Intel Core i7-7800X @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
12,886 (-6.3%)
Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
10,756 (-21.8%)
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
14,541 (+5.8%)
Intel Core i5-10600K @ 4.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
14,426 (+4.9%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i7-8700K
13,062 (-5.0%)
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
12,956 (-5.8%)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
10,760 (-21.7%)
Intel Core i7-5930K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
10,331 (-24.9%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i7-8700K
8,736 (-36.5%)
Intel Core i7-9700 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
13,305 (-3.2%)

Is the Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 31st of May 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz