Intel Core i7-8700B
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Intel Core i7-8700B vs AMD Ryzen 5 1500X. Specifications, performance, tests

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Released
Q2/2018
Intel Core i7-8700B
Intel Core i7-8700B
Released
Q1/2017
Overall score
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AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

Differences

  • More number of cores
    6 left arrow 4
    2 times more threads
  • Higher turbo clock speed
    4.60 GHz left arrow 3.70 GHz
    Around 20% better overclocked clock speed

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    AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
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    • Higher clock speed
      3.50 GHz left arrow 3.20 GHz
      Around 9% better clock speed

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      Specifications

      Complete list of technical specifications
      Intel Core i7-8700B Intel Core i7-8700B
      AMD Ryzen 5 1500X AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
      CPU generation and family
      • Segment
        Desktop / Server left arrow Desktop / Server
      • Family
        Intel Core i7 left arrow AMD Ryzen
      • Generation
        8 left arrow 1
      • CPU group
        Intel Core i 8000 left arrow AMD Ryzen 1000
      CPU Cores and Base Frequency
      • Frequency
        3.20 GHz left arrow 3.50 GHz
      • CPU Cores
        6 left arrow 4
      • Turbo (1 Core)
        4.60 GHz left arrow 3.70 GHz
      • CPU Threads
        12 left arrow 8
      • Hyperthreading
        Yes left arrow Yes
      • Overclocking
        No left arrow Yes
      • Core architecture
        normal left arrow normal
      Internal Graphics
      • GPU name
        Intel UHD Graphics 630 left arrow no iGPU
      • GPU frequency
        0.35 GHz left arrow
      • GPU (Turbo)
        1.15 GHz left arrow No turbo
      • Execution units
        24 left arrow
      • Shader
        192 left arrow
      • Max. GPU Memory
        64 GB left arrow --
      • Max. displays
        3 left arrow
      • Generation
        9.5 left arrow
      • DirectX Version
        12 left arrow
      • Technology
        14 nm left arrow
      • Release date
        Q4/2017 left arrow
      Hardware codec support
      • h265 / HEVC (8 bit)
        Decode / Encode left arrow No
      • h265 / HEVC (10 bit)
        Decode / Encode left arrow No
      • h264
        Decode / Encode left arrow No
      • VP9
        Decode / Encode left arrow No
      • VP8
        Decode / Encode left arrow No
      • AV1
        No left arrow No
      • AVC
        Decode / Encode left arrow No
      • VC-1
        Decode left arrow No
      • JPEG
        Decode / Encode left arrow No
      Memory & PCIe
      • Memory type
        DDR4-2666 left arrow DDR4-2666
      • Max. Memory
        64 GB left arrow
      • ECC
        No left arrow Yes
      • Memory channels
        2 left arrow 2
      • PCIe version
        3.0 left arrow 3.0
      • PCIe lanes
        16 left arrow 20
      Encryption
      • AES-NI
        Yes left arrow Yes
      Thermal Management
      • TDP (PL1)
        65 W left arrow 65 W
      • Tjunction max.
        100 °C left arrow 95 °C
      Technical details
      • Instruction set (ISA)
        x86-64 (64 bit) left arrow x86-64 (64 bit)
      • Virtualization
        VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d left arrow AMD-V, SVM
      • ISA extensions
        SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 left arrow SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
      • L3-Cache
        12.00 MB left arrow 16.00 MB
      • Architecture
        Coffee Lake S left arrow Summit Ridge (Zen)
      • Technology
        14 nm left arrow 14 nm
      • Socket
        BGA 1440 left arrow AM4
      • Release date
        Q2/2018 left arrow Q1/2017
      Devices using this processor
      • Used in
        Apple Mac mini (2018) left arrow Unknown

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