Intel Core i7 8700K

Intel Core i7 8700K

Brand: Intel
Category: Processor
  • Cores: 6
  • Threads: 12
  • Frequency: 3.7GHz - 4.7GHz
  • L3 cache: 12MB
  • TDP: 95W

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

  • Overall Rating 7 / 10
  • CPU Performance 7 / 10
  • Gaming Performance 7 / 10

Intel released the Core i7 8700K Desktop processor in October 2017. It is a Core i7 model and has a Kaby Lake processor and BGA-1356 socket. Intel Hyper-Threading basically doubles the number of cores to 8 threads1.9 GHz is the base frequency of the Intel Core i7 8700K although it may be increased to 4 GHz depending on the workload. It features 8 MB of L3 cacheTDP of 15W. With an undisclosed number of transistors, Intel is producing the Intel Core i7 8700K on the 14nm fabrication process. On the Intel Core i7 8700K, the unlock multiplier can be freely adjusted, making it more easier to overclock since any desired overclocking frequency can be selected with ease.

Intel Core i7 8700K Benchmark, Review and Specifications

To know complete specifications and features of Intel Core i7 8700K processor like Number of cores, number of threads, base frequency, L2 & L3 cache, Memory, and other integrated graphic details. The processor utilizes a motherboard with a socket designated BGA-1356 socket and is capable of handling 8 threads at once.


Release Date Oct 2017
Market Desktop
Manufacturer Intel
Generation 8th Gen
Code Name Coffee Lake
Integrated Graphics UHD Graphics 630


Fabrication Process 14 nm
Socket LGA-1151
Power Consumption 95 W
Peak temperature 100 °C
Die Size -

CPU Performance

Performance Cores 6
Performance Core Threads 12
Base Frequency (P) 3.7 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.7 GHz
Efficiency Cores -
Efficiency Core Threads -
Efficiency Core Base Frequency -
Efficiency Core Turbo Frequency -
Total Cores 6
Total Threads 12
Bus Frequency 100MHz
Multiplier 37x
L1 Cache 64K per core
L2 Cache 256K per core
L3 Cache 12MB shared
Unlocked Multiplier Yes

Graphic Card

Integrated Graphics Yes
GPU Base Frequency 350 MHz
GPU Max Dynamic Frequency 1200 MHz
Shading Units 192
Texture Units 24
Raster Operation Units 3
Execution Units 24
Power Consumption 15W

Memory Support

Memory Type DDR4-2666
Max Memory Size 128GB
Max. Memory Channels 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 41.6 GB/s
ECC Support No

Advanced Features


PCIe Version 3.0
PCIe Lanes 16


Cinebench R23 Single-Core 1245
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core) 8854
Geekbench 6 Single Core 1464
Geekbench 6 Multi Core 6374
Geekbench 5 Single Core 1278
Geekbench 5 Multi Core 6641
Passmark CPU (Single-Core) 2784
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core) 13659


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