Intel Core i7 8700K Unlocked Coffee Lake Desktop Processor/CPU Retail
Intel Core i7 8700K, S 1151, Coffee Lake, 6 Core, 12 Thread, 3.7GHz, 4.7GHz Turbo, 12MB Cache, 1200MHz GPU, 95W, CPU Box
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8th Gen i7 Processor - Intel Coffee Lake 8700K CPU
Be amazed with the 8th gen desktop processors
Intel's 8th Gen processors let you have amazing gaming, entertainment and VR experiences. The i7 8700K processor extends all the capabilities that users love from previous generation CPUs with even more advanced innovatations that deliver new levels of performance immersing you into your computing on a veriety of form factors. The 8700K features all the latest Intel technologies to allow you to have the best computing experience ever, and this particular CPU is unlocked allowing you to overclock it to your gaming or production needs.
Please Note: Intel 8th. Gen 'Coffee Lake' CPUs are ONLY compatible with Intel 300 Series Motherboards. Although these Intel 8th. Gen 'Coffee Lake' CPUs share the same socket as Intel's 7th & 6th Gen. CPUs, they are electrically incompatible & will not work with Intel's 200 & 100 Series Motherboards.
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Intel i7 8700K Peformance
Exceptional i7 Performance
The 8th Generation Intel Core processors redefine mainstream desktop PC performance. The i7 8700K features six cores for more processing power—that’s two more cores than the previous generation i7 processor. The Unlocked feature on this chip allows for overclocking allowing you to tweak the performance. Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology has also increased the maximum turbo frequency of 4.7 GHz, and up to 12 MB of cache memory, in addition Intel's Hyper-Threading Technology delivers 12-way multitasking support in the latest generation of Intel Core processors. If you're not an enthusiast, dont worry there is a locked 8th Generation version of this chip, the i7 8700 processor that allows you to still enjoy excellent gaming and VR experiences.
For a Great VR Experience
Incredible Virtual Reality
A high-performance processor is key to achieving a balanced platform to make your VR experiences great. Attach your premium head-mounted display (HMD) to an Intel Core i7 or i5 processor-based PC, and prepare to be amazed. The performance of the 8700K processor allows for the smoothest virtual reality experience yet. Keep in mind that great VR experiences involve the entire platform, not just any one component. The ideal combination of processor, graphics, I/O connectivity, display, and audio are required, but be assured that this 8th Gen Intel Processor wont let you down.
Ultra-High Definition Entertainment
Stream and play in 4K UHD
Desktop computers based on the 8th Gen Intel processors integrate advanced media technologies that bring premium, high-quality content to your desktop, including HEVC 10-bit encode/decode, VP9 10-bit decode this delivers smooth streaming of premium 4K UHD entertainment to your PC from leading online providers. The Intel i7 8700K provides full-size, screen-immersive viewing experiences with 4K video and 360-degree viewing, Enables incredible 4K video creation and sharing with ease, and it finally allows High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Rec. 2020 (Wide Color Gamut) for life-like luminesces to provide enhanced image and video viewing experiences. Intel® Quick Sync Video technology accelerates most video capabilities, allowing users to create and share in real-time.
Ultimate Protection Built-in
8th Generation Intel Core processors integrate hardware-level technologies that strengthen the protection of your enabled security software. Hardware-based security helps you experience online and offline activities with peace of mind, enabled by features that include Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX) that helps applications protect your system and your data coupled with Intel® BIOS Guard and Intel® Boot Guard that help protect your system during startup.
Portfolio of Processors
8th Gen Processor Family
The 8th Generation Intel Core processor family is a great investment in your desktop experiences—whether for gaming, entertainment, or general-purpose computing wherever your life takes you. From the jaw-dropping performance of the Intel Core i7 processor with six cores to the practical capabilities of the Intel Core i3 processors, our latest generation of desktop processors fits a wide range of budgets and needs. Whether you’re a performance-hungry professional, an exceptional enthusiast, or a first-time buyer, there is an 8th Generation Intel Core processor that will enable the experiences you seek. If form factor is your priority, the 8th Generation Intel Core processor family offers a range of processors designed for desktop PCs from highperformance gaming towers, to slick and stylish all-in-ones, to compact living room minis.
8th Gen Processer Features
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Increases the processor’s frequency, as needed, by taking advantage of thermal and power headroom when operating below specified limits.
Delivers two processing threads per physical core. Highly threaded applications can get more work done in parallel, completing tasks sooner.
Intel® Smart Cache
Dynamically allocates shared cache to each processor core, based on workload, reducing latency and improving performance.
Integrated Memory Controller
Offers stunning memory read/write performance through efficient prefetching algorithms, lower latency, and higher memory bandwidth.
Intel® UHD Graphics
Play 4K UHD videos with exceptional clarity, view and edit even the smallest details of photos, and play today’s modern games.
When unlocked processors can be set to run at frequencies above the specification frequency of the processor resulting in higher performance.
Offers up to 8 GT/s for fast access to peripheral devices with up to 16 lanes. The lanes can be configured as 1x16, 2x8, or 1x8 and 2x4 depending on motherboard designs.
Intel® Optane Memory Support
Provides performance improvements as well as fast app response times for system acceleration and responsiveness when paired with an Intel Optane memory module.
Intel® Power Optimiser
Increases periods of silicon sleep state across the platform ingredients, including the processor, chipset, and third-party system components, to reduce power.
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Date Issued: 3rd Apr 2018
Intel is today bolstering its 8th Gen Core desktop CPU line-up by releasing eight new processors and four new 300-series chipsets. This TekSpek examines what's new.
Date Issued: 5th Oct 2017
Say hi to the 8th Generation Core processors, codenamed Coffee Lake. Intel has increased the amount of performance by adding more cores and/or more threads to each processor in the family.