Intel Core i9-7900X vs. Intel Core i7-8700K

Intel Core i9-7900XIntel Core i7-8700K
3.30 GHzFrequency3.70 GHz
4.30 GHzTurbo (1 Core)4.70 GHz
4.00 GHzTurbo (All Cores)4.30 GHz
10Cores6
YesHyperthreadingYes
YesOverclocking ?Yes
14 MBCache12 MB
GPUIntel UHD Graphics 630
GPU frequency0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo)1.20 GHz
GPU Generation10.5
DirectX Version12.0
0Max. displays3
Execution units24
NoCodec h264Decode/Encode
NoCodec JPEGDecode/Encode
NoCodec h265 8bitDecode/Encode
NoCodec h265 10bitDecode/Encode
NoCodec VP8Decode/Encode
NoCodec VP9Decode
NoCodec VC-1Decode
NoCodec AVCDecode/Encode
Skylake-XArchitectureCoffee Lake
DDR4-2666MemoryDDR4-2666
4Memory channels2
NoECCNo
3.0PCIe version3.0
44PCIe lanes16
14nmTechnology14nm
LGA 2066SocketLGA 1151-2
140WTDP95W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-dVirtualizationVT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Q2/2017Release dateQ4/2017
ca. 989 $Market priceca. 370 $


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 i9-7900XIntel Core i9-7900X
10x 3.30 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
2.19 (88%)
Intel Core i7-8700KIntel Core i7-8700K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
2.48 (100%)



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 i9-7900XIntel Core i9-7900X
10x 3.30 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
24.1 (100%)
Intel Core i7-8700KIntel Core i7-8700K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
15.96 (66%)



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 i9-7900XIntel Core i9-7900X
10x 3.30 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-8700KIntel Core i7-8700K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
53.2 (100%)



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 i9-7900XIntel Core i9-7900X
10x 3.30 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
188 (90%)
Intel Core i7-8700KIntel Core i7-8700K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
208 (100%)



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 i9-7900XIntel Core i9-7900X
10x 3.30 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
2194 (100%)
Intel Core i7-8700KIntel Core i7-8700K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
1447 (66%)




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 i9-7900XIntel Core i9-7900X
10x 3.30 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
28872 (100%)
Intel Core i7-8700KIntel Core i7-8700K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
16265 (56%)



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 i9-7900XIntel Core i9-7900X
10x 3.30 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
4876 (91%)
Intel Core i7-8700KIntel Core i7-8700K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
5330 (100%)



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 i9-7900XIntel Core i9-7900X
10x 3.30 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
41255 (100%)
Intel Core i7-8700KIntel Core i7-8700K
6x 3.70 GHz (4.70 GHz) HT
27445 (67%)



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