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Intel Core i7-2600K vs Core i7 8700K

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7 8700K 44.4 GT/s
Core i7-2600K 27.2 GT/s
Difference: 17.2 (63%)

Core Speed

Core i7 8700K 3.7 GHz
Core i7-2600K 3.4 GHz
Difference: 0.3 (9%)

Threads

Core i7 8700K 12
Core i7-2600K 8
Difference: 4 (50%)

TDP

Core i7-2600K 95 Watts
Core i7 8700K 65 Watts
Difference: 30 (46%)

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Model Core i7-2600K Core i7 8700K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Sandy Bridge Coffee Lake
Core Speed 3.4 GHz 3.7 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 4 6
Total Threads 8 12
Turbo 1/2/3/4 4.7 GHz
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 8 MB 12MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 3000 UHD 630
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 LGA 1151
Released 2011-01-01 August 2017
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