Intel Core i7-8700T

Intel Core i7-8700T Benchmark

Intel Core i7-8700T Processor benchmark, specs and release date - 2 GHz 6 core Intel 8th Generation Core i7 LGA 1151 CPU rating. Is the Core i7-8700T good for gaming?

CPU Benchmark Score

46 %
Very Good score from 1 sample
High uncertainty

Ranked 372nd out of 1,337 in the CPU Database.

Overall Gaming Multitasking Heavy Workloads
46 % 64 % 40 % 39 %
Very Good Very Good Good Good

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CPU Comparison

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Intel Core i7-10870H
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59 %
Intel Core i5-9600T
54 %
Intel Core i7-8700T
46 %
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
42 %
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
39 %
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
35 %

Specifications

Clock Speed 2.4 GHz
Turbo Speed 4 GHz
Cores 6
Threads 12
L1 Cache 384 KiB
L2 Cache 1536 KiB
L3 Cache 12 MiB
PCIe Revision 3
PCIe Lanes 16
Socket LGA 1151
Family 8th Generation Core i7
Memory Type DDR4-2666
Memory Channels 2
Max Memory 128 GiB
Release Date 2018-05-01
Supports ECC Memory No
Has Unlocked Multiplier No
TDP 35 W

Intel Core i7-8700T

The Core i7-8700T is a 6 core CPU from Intel released in 2018. This chip has a very good overall score at 46% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is a very good processor for gaming, with a score of 64%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the Core i7-8700T scores 40% and 39% respectively. Indeed, this is a good rating for very heavy workloads.

The Core i7-8700T has 6 cores and 12 threads. This CPU makes use of simultaneous multithreading technology to improve performance on parallel tasks. Each physical CPU core is divided into multiple logical processors. This Intel CPU has a clock speed of 2.4 GHz and a turbo speed of 4 GHz : a higher clock speed that can be reached when thermals and power delivery allow. This CPU has a locked multiplier, so you are not able to overclock it beyond this frequency.

As for memory, the Core i7-8700T makes use of DDR4-2666 memory. The faster the memory, the better. Faster memory means that the CPU doesn't have to wait to get the data it needs. It can accommodate a maximum of 128 GiB of memory. Furthermore, this chip can handle up to 2 channels of RAM, a multichannel memory architecture allows for higher data transfer between the CPU and the memory. However, to take advantage of this, you must have enough memory slots filled. Error correcting memory is not supported on this processor.

In terms of cache, the Core i7-8700T has 384 KiB of level 1 cache, 1 MiB of level 2 cache and 12 MiB of level 3 cache. This is a fast memory located close to the processor, which stores copies of frequently used data from main memory.

This CPU has fast connectivity with support for PCI-Express Gen 3. The faster the PCIe link, the better. This allows for better performance with GPUs and NVME SSDs. It has a total of 16 PCIe lanes.

Power and thermals for the Intel Core i7-8700T CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 35 watts. This measures the amount of heat the processor produces when running at full load. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's good estimate.

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