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Intel Core i7 8700K 3.7GHz Six Core 12MB 95W


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Background on Intel 8th Gen Core Series CPU (Coffee Lake)

Intel's eighth generation of the Core processor series is codenamed Coffee Lake, and is the first time Intel has offered more than four cores in a mainstream CPU. These processors have inherited and refined the 14nm manufacturing process that was used in preceeding generations, which has allowed for additional cores across the board without sacrificing high clock speeds. In this lineup, desktop Core i7 processors have six cores and support twelve threads, Core i5 models have six cores with six threads, and the Core i3 has four cores with four threads. Core i5 and i7 models also support Turbo Boost for increased clock speeds based on how many cores are active at any given time.

For details about performance in different applications, check out our many Coffee Lake articles.

Gene Han (Production Technician)
Gene Han (Production Technician) Says:
Great for Video editing, Gaming, Streaming, VR, etc. Unlocked CPU makes for easy Overclocking. Using a Corsair H60 CPU Cooler will help ensure optimal temperatures when overclocking. If you are using or plan to use a Z370 motherboard then this is the go-to standard CPU to use.
Model: Intel BX80684I78700K

Product Line  Core i7
Code Name  Coffee Lake
Socket  1151
Process  14 nm
Number of Cores  6
Clock Speed  3.70 GHz
Hyperthreading  Yes
Turbo Boost  Yes
Max. Turbo Boost  4.7 GHz
Bus Type  DMI3
Thermal Output  95 W
PCI-E Lanes  16
Smart Cache  12MB
Onboard Graphics
Processor Type  Intel UHD Graphics 630
Core Speed  1200 Mhz
DirectX Version  12
Cores on Die  24
# of Displays Supported  3
Memory Specification
Memory Type  DDR4
Maximum Frequency  2666
ECC Support  No
Advanced Technologies
vPro  Yes
Virtualization Technology (VT-x)  Yes
Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)  Yes
Trusted Execution Technology  Yes

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