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Intel Core i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHz

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Core i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHz Performance Specification
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Core i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHz Game Requirement Analysis

The Core i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHz is a high-end CPU based on the 14nm Coffee Lake micro architecture.


It offers 6 physical cores (12 logical), initially clocked at 3.7GHz, which may go up to 4.3GHz using 6 cores with Turbo Boost, or up to 4.7GHz boost clock on a single core. The i7-8700K has 12MB of L3 Cache.


Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost 2.0 and Virtualization are activated and the processor has its multiplier unlocked.


This Core i7-8700K CPU offers the fastest gaming performance of any Intel CPU as of 2017, and will not be the bottleneck in any modern gaming PC. It will be able to play all modern games comfortably on high/ultra graphics performance without being a hindrance to the accompanying GPU.
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I have mine overclocked to 4.8 Ghz. What percentage increase would that be? Do we work it out from 3.7Ghz or 4.3Ghz? Thanks

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Please update the processor info


And ad graphics tooo

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Could you please add its integrated graphics component, Intel UHD Graphics 630? Scroll to Graphics Specifications: https://www-ssl.intel.com/content/www/us/en/products/processors/core/i7-processors/i7-8700k.html?wapkw=8700k

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So my cpu is just as fast as this not too bad I guess.

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Your cpu is faster

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Because of the OC

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funny how people dowvote just becouse they dont like the fact i know intel is in alot tasks faster but in true raw performance 1700x is still faster

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In gaming, the 8700k beats any ryzen


http://img110.xooimage.com/views/3/4/b/2017-11-03-1431…-youtube-535d7cd.png/

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Yeah. Some Ryzen people (Perhaps Fanboys?) don't understand that.


I'm selling my X299 setup to get CF-L. 8700K/Z370 Hero + some 4000-4133 mhz RAM. Will be a beast once delidded and under water.


I had a Ryzen 1700 on a X370 CH6, was not good for 144 hz gaming. But Ryzen is good for sub 100 hz gaming I guess..

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I saw a benchmark video where i7 8700k is about 15-20 fps faster on average in games compared to Ryzen 1800x which is almost 100$ more expensive than i7 8700k (at least in my country). For gaming, there is currently NOTHING better in terms of price/performance value than i7 8700k. I'm guessing Ryzen is better suited

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for extreme multitasking or multithreaded software and stuff like that.

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Even for multithreaded applications, the 8700K can be better than te Ryzen 7 chips.


Call me a fanboy if you want, but remember that I've actually owned Ryzen for several months. ;-)

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Lol I deffinitely wouldn't call you a fanboy :)
Compared to Ryzen 7 1700 and 1700x, i7 8700k has faster multi threaded performance. Not sure about 1800x though.
Like you, I'm extremely happy with my 8700k and my new build :)

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Sell your your i7-8700k and just get the 1800x it is a beast.

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Hi!


I've owned a 1700 OCed with a CH6. The 1700 was not even close to a 8700K. 8700K is just alot better than any Ryzen CPUs.


I am really glad that I got rid of my Ryzen CPU at least. :-)

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUZX798flGI


software benchmark = NECK to NECK, advantage for ryzen


Gaming = 8700k all the way

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please update the info

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6 cores - Are u serious?

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yes, its 6 core

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