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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.
  • 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 i7-8700K @ 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 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) i7-8700K CPU @ 3.70GHz, Intel Core i7-8700K CPU @ 3.70GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2017

CPUmark/$Price: 80.75

Overall Rank: 877

Last Price Change: $169.00 USD (2024-05-08)

Average CPU Mark
rating
13647

Single Thread Rating: 2732
Samples: 14460*
*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 Math45,933 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math28,620 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers39 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting25,538 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption4,815 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression199,822 KBytes/Sec
Physics815 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions13,506 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,732 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 22nd of May 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 17th of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 17th of May 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$180.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$169.00 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 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,322
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,385
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,185
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,631
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,025
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,908
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,313
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,764
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,483
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,186
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
13,647
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
201.89
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
151.82
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
140.96
Intel Core i9-12900K
124.65
Intel Core i9-13900K
118.37
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.67
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
80.75
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
51.59
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 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,633
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,171
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,035
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,927
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,702
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,471
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
2,732
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2106316 - May 21 2024
12453
BL2106240 - May 21 2024
15038
BL2106074 - May 21 2024
13703
BL2106071 - May 21 2024
15122
BL2105666 - May 21 2024
12509
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 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
13,647
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
12,866 (-5.7%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i7-8700K
13,069 (-4.2%)
Intel Core i5-10600K @ 4.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
14,330 (+5.0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3500X vs Intel Core i7-8700K
13,175 (-3.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 vs Intel Core i7-8700K
12,285 (-10.0%)
Intel Core i5-10400 @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
12,126 (-11.1%)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
10,681 (-21.7%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i7-8700K
8,728 (-36.0%)
Intel Core i7-9700 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
13,201 (-3.3%)
Intel Core i5-9600KF @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-8700K
10,705 (-21.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G vs Intel Core i7-8700K
19,896 (+45.8%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X vs Intel Core i7-8700K
16,798 (+23.1%)

Is the Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,645
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,273
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,067
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,559
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,407
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,148
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,004
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,880
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,795
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,555
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,518
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
2,509