Core_i7-8700_6-Core_3.2GHz
Intel Core i7-8700 6-Core 3.2GHz

GD Rating

9.9
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$299.99 +2%
How well can the Core i7-8700 6-Core 3.2GHz run games
Core i7-8700 6-Core 3.2GHz Performance Specification
CPU Speed
Turbo Speed
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CPU Codename
TDP (Power)
Lithography
Main Link
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Processor GPU
CPU Details
3.2 GHz
4.6 GHz
6 cores
12 threads
Coffee Lake
65W
14nm
LGA 1151
64 Bit
2
None
Core i7-8700 6-Core 3.2GHz Game Requirement Analysis

The Core i7-8700 6-Core 3.2GHz is a high-end CPU based on the 14nm Coffee Lake micro architecture.


It offers 6 physical cores (12 logical), initially clocked at 3.2GHz, which may go up to 4.3GHz using 6 cores with Turbo Boost, or up to 4.6GHz boost clock on a single core. The i7-8700 has 12MB of L3 Cache.


Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost 2.0 and Virtualization are activated. This processor does not have multiplier unlocked. Therefore, you cannot overclock the Core i7-8700.


This Core i7-8700 CPU offers excellent gaming performance 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.

[Please be aware that GD data is constantly refined as more information and reports are made available.]
Source [Jon]
Release period
05-Oct-2017
Core i7-8700 6-Core 3.2GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
33%
Graphics Card
0%
RAM
11GB
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Core i7-8700 6-Core 3.2GHz Extras
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