Intel Core i7-8700K vs AMD Ryzen 7 1800X

Intel Core i7-8700K
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3700 MHz / Cores: 6 / Oct 2017
Intel Core i7-8700K

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 8 / Mar 2017
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i7-8700K
    105%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-8700K
    124%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-8700K
    100%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
    114%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-8700K

Much higher single threaded performance (around 24% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 7 1800X

14% higher multi threaded performance.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

Intel Core i7-8700KAMD Ryzen 7 1800X
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
3DNow!
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT
XFR

Architecture

Intel Core i7-8700KAMD Ryzen 7 1800X
ArchitectureIntel_CoffeeLakevsAMD_Zen
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameCoffee LakevsZen
Release DateOct 2017vsMar 2017

Cores

Intel Core i7-8700KAMD Ryzen 7 1800X
Cores6vs8
Threads12vs16
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

Intel Core i7-8700KAMD Ryzen 7 1800X
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs128 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache12288 KB (shared)vs16384 KB

Physical

Intel Core i7-8700KAMD Ryzen 7 1800X
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsAMD Socket AM4
Max Case Temp72°Cvsunknown
PackageFC-LGA1151vsuPGA
Die Size151 mm²vs192 mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i7-8700KAMD Ryzen 7 1800X
Cpu Frequency3700 MHzvs3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4700 MHzvs4000 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP95 Wvs95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-8700K
    5405 points
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
    4400 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-8700K
    30891 points
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
    38649 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-8700K
    1412
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
    1619

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-8700K
    202
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
    162

points - higher is better