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Intel Core i7 8700K vs Core i9-11900K

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i9-11900K 56 GT/s
Core i7 8700K 44.4 GT/s
Difference: 11.6 (26%)

Core Speed

Core i7 8700K 3.7 GHz
Core i9-11900K 3.5 GHz
Difference: 0.2 (6%)


Core i9-11900K 16
Core i7 8700K 12
Difference: 4 (33%)


Core i9-11900K 125 Watts
Core i7 8700K 65 Watts
Difference: 60 (92%)

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Model Core i7 8700K Core i9-11900K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Coffee Lake Rocket Lake
Core Speed 3.7 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 8
Total Threads 12 16
Turbo 4.7 GHz 5.3
L2 Cache 8 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 12MB 16MB
GPU Model UHD 630 UHD Graphics 750
TDP 65 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 LGA 1200
Released August 2017 March 2021