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

GD Rating

9.6
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Estimated Price:
$333.50 +1%
How well can the Core i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHz run games
Intel Core i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHz
Performance Specification
CPU Speed
3.7 GHz
Turbo Speed
4.3 GHz
Physical Cores
6 cores
Threads
12 threads
CPU Codename
Coffee Lake
TDP (Power)
95W
Lithography
14nm
Mobo Socket
LGA 1151
Bit Width
64 Bit
Memory Channels
2
Maximum memory
128GB
CPU Features
Notebook CPU
Unlocked Multiplier
L1 Cache
L2 Cache
L3 Cache
12KB
Approved
Rating & Price
GD RATING
Unknown
Release price
$359
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.]
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Release period
05-Oct-2017