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Intel Core i5-2300 vs Core i7 8700K

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7 8700K 44.4 GT/s
Core i5-2300 11.2 GT/s
Difference: 33.2 (296%)

Core Speed

Core i7 8700K 3.7 GHz
Core i5-2300 2.8 GHz
Difference: 0.9 (32%)


Core i7 8700K 12
Core i5-2300 4
Difference: 8 (200%)


Core i5-2300 95 Watts
Core i7 8700K 65 Watts
Difference: 30 (46%)

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Model Core i5-2300 Core i7 8700K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Sandy Bridge Coffee Lake
Core Speed 2.8 GHz 3.7 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 6
Total Threads 4 12
Turbo 1/2/2/3 4.7 GHz
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6 MB 12MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 2000 UHD 630
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 LGA 1151
Released 2011-01-01 August 2017