Intel Core i7-8700 vs. AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

Intel Core i7-8700AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
3.20 GHzFrequency3.60 GHz
4.60 GHzTurbo (1 Core)4.20 GHz
4.30 GHzTurbo (All Cores)4.00 GHz
6Cores6
YesHyperthreadingYes
NoOverclocking ?Yes
12 MBCache16 MB
Intel UHD Graphics 630GPU
0.35 GHzGPU frequency
1.15 GHzGPU (Turbo)
10.5GPU Generation
12.0DirectX Version
3Max. displays0
24Execution units
Decode/EncodeCodec h264No
Decode/EncodeCodec JPEGNo
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 8bitNo
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 10bitNo
Decode/EncodeCodec VP8No
DecodeCodec VP9No
DecodeCodec VC-1No
Decode/EncodeCodec AVCNo
Coffee LakeArchitectureZen+ (Pinnacle Ridge)
DDR4-2666MemoryDDR4-2933
2Memory channels2
NoECCYes
3.0PCIe version3.0
16PCIe lanes16
14nmTechnology12nm
LGA 1151-2SocketAM4
65WTDP95W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationAMD-V, SEV
Q4/2017Release dateQ2/2018
ca. 340 $Market priceca. 220 $


Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-8700Intel Core i7-8700
6x 3.20 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
2.42 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
2.08 (86%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-8700Intel Core i7-8700
6x 3.20 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
15.82 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
14.4 (91%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i7-8700Intel Core i7-8700
6x 3.20 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
43.7 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
0 (0%)



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-8700Intel Core i7-8700
6x 3.20 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
203 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
176 (87%)



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-8700Intel Core i7-8700
6x 3.20 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
1434 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
1380 (96%)




Passmark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i7-8700Intel Core i7-8700
6x 3.20 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
15417 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
15269 (99%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-8700Intel Core i7-8700
6x 3.20 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
5204 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
4823 (93%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-8700Intel Core i7-8700
6x 3.20 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
27203 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600XAMD Ryzen 5 2600X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
22745 (84%)



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