Core_i7-8700K_6-Core_3.7GHz
Intel Core i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHz

GD Rating

9.9
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$356.95 +18%
How well can the Core i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHz run games
Core i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHz Performance Specification
CPU Speed
Turbo Speed
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CPU Codename
TDP (Power)
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Main Link
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CPU Details
3.7 GHz
4.3 GHz
6 cores
12 threads
Coffee Lake
95W
14nm
LGA 1151
64 Bit
2
128GB
None
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.
[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 i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
30%
Graphics Card
0%
RAM
12GB
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Core i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHz Extras
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