Intel Core i7-8700 vs Intel Core i7-7800X

Intel Core i7-8700
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
3200 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jan 2018
Intel Core i7-8700

Intel Core i7-7800X
Intel Socket 2066 DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jun 2017
Intel Core i7-7800X

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-8700

75 watts lower power draw.
Higher theoretical single-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-7800X

Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i7-8700 Intel Core i7-7800X
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
HTT
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0

Architecture

Intel Core i7-8700 Intel Core i7-7800X
Architecture Intel_CoffeeLake vs Intel_Kabylake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Coffee Lake vs Skylake-X
Release Date Jan 2018 vs Jun 2017

Cores

Intel Core i7-8700 Intel Core i7-7800X
Cores 6 vs 6
Threads 12 vs 12
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

Intel Core i7-8700 Intel Core i7-7800X
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 12288 KB (shared) vs 8448 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i7-8700 Intel Core i7-7800X
Socket Intel Socket 1151 vs Intel Socket 2066
Max Case Temp 72°C vs 72°C
Package FC-LGA1151 vs FC-LGA2066
Die Size 151 mm² vs 308 mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i7-8700 Intel Core i7-7800X
Cpu Frequency 3200 MHz vs 3500 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4600 MHz vs 4000 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 65 W vs 140 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-8700
    5290 points
  • Intel Core i7-7800X
    4800 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-8700
    26716 points
  • Intel Core i7-7800X
    30240 points

Points - higher is better