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Core i7-8700K vs A8-3870

Core i7-8700K vs A8-3870: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

FPS Winner

Intel Core i7-8700K

3.7 GHz | 6-core

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Intel Core i7-8700K Desktop Processor 6 Cores up to 4.7GHz Turbo Unlocked LGA1151 300 Series 95W

Buy for $324 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 71 minutes ago

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FPS Winner

Intel Core i7-8700K

3.7 GHz | 6-core

Intel Core i7-8700K Logo
Intel Core i7-8700K Desktop Processor 6 Cores up to 4.7GHz Turbo Unlocked LGA1151 300 Series 95W

Buy for $324 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 71 minutes ago

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Key Differences

In short — Core i7-8700K outperforms A8-3870 on the selected game parameters. We do not have the prices of both CPUs to compare value.

Advantages of Intel Core i7-8700K

  • Performs up to 47% better in Apex Legends than A8-3870 - 296 vs 201 FPS

  • Consumes up to 5% less energy than AMD A8-3870 - 95 vs 100 Watts

  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than AMD A8-3870 - 12 vs 4 threads

  • Works without a dedicated GPU, while AMD A8-3870 doesn't have integrated graphics

Apex Legends
Apex Legends

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core i7-8700K Logo
Core i7-8700K

Desktop • Oct 5th, 2017


FPS

296

100%

Value, $/FPS

$1.09/FPS

100%

Price, $

$324

100%

FPS and Value Winner

Intel Core i7-8700K Desktop Processor 6 Cores up to 4.7GHz Turbo Unlocked LGA1151 300 Series 95W

Buy for $324 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 71 minutes ago


FPS

201

53%

Value, $/FPS

Price, $

FPS in TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

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Core i7-8700K

Desktop • Oct 5th, 2017

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

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Core i7-8700K

Desktop • Oct 5th, 2017


Single-Core

1245

100%

Multi-Core

6510

100%


Single-Core

395

-115%

Multi-Core

1326

-291%

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Intel Core i7-8700K

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AMD A8-3870

Oct 5th, 2017Release DateUnknown
Core i7CollectionNot Available
Coffee LakeCodenameLlano
Intel Socket 1151SocketNot Available
Desktop
Segment
6
Cores4
12
Threads4
3.7 GHz
Base Clock Speed3.0 GHz
4.7 GHzTurbo Clock SpeedNon-Turbo
95 W
TDP100 W
14 nmProcess SizeNot Available
37.0xMultiplierNot Available
UHD Graphics 630
Integrated GraphicsNone
Yes
OverclockableNo

Builds Using Core i7-8700K or A8-3870

Apex Legends, 1080p, High

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