Intel ‘Coffeelake-S’ 8th Gen Core Desktop Processors: Final Specs and Highlights

Published: 24th Sep 2017, 20:31 GMT | Comments

This post is based on official Intel Coffeelake-S press deck. Please do not read it before October 5th, it is confidential. Thank you.


Intel Core 8th Gen Coffeelake architecture

Intel Pentium / Celeron: Entry Performance

  • Leadership performance at entry system price points
  • Enjoy content and connect to the world through the Internet

8th Gen Intel Core: Premium Performance — Launching October 5, 2017

  • i7-8700K – Intel’s BEST gaming desktop processor
  • Wide range of performance options for consumers
  • Up to 6 cores and 12 threads
  • A range of unlocked K SKU processors
  • Up to 40 platform PCIe 3.0 lanes

Intel Core-X Series: Extreme Performance

  • Ultimate performance and extreme mega-tasking
  • Scalable from Intel Core i5 through Core i9 Extreme Edition
  • All processors unlocked
  • Up to 4 memory channels
  • Up to 68 platform PCIe 3.0 lanes

NEW 8th Gen Intel Core Desktop Processor Family Market Insights

  • GAMING
    36% Annual Growth in Retail Gaming PC Sales over the last 5 years
  • CONTENT CREATION
    130M+ Digital Content Creators
  • OVERCLOCKING
    80% Increase in Unlocked CPU Sales Q2’14 vs. Q2’17

NEW 8th Gen Intel Core Desktop Platform Overview

  • MORE CORES
  • MORE INTEL SMART CACHE
  • BEST IN CLASS DESIGN
  • ENHANCED OVERCLOCKING
  • IMPROVED 14NM PROCESS

NEW Intel Z370 Chipset Motherboard

  • Improved power delivery for 6-core processors
  • Enhanced package power delivery for overclocking
  • Memory routing support for DDR4-2666

8TH GEN INTEL CORE DESKTOP PROCESSORS REQUIRE INTEL 300 SERIES CHIPSET MOTHERBOARDS TO DELIVER THE RATED PERFORMANCE

NEW 8th Gen Intel Core Desktop Processor Family

Delivering Premium Performance for What Comes Next

  • i7-8700K – Intel’s BEST gaming desktop processor ever
  • First 6-core Intel Core i5 desktop processor
  • First 4-core Intel Core i3 desktop processor
  • Up to 12MB Intel Smart Cache

Amazing Responsiveness with Intel Optane Memory

  • Accelerate System Responsiveness
  • Optimize Overall Productivity
  • High-Performance Large Capacity Storage

Built for Gamers, Content Creators, and Overclockers

  • A range of unlocked K SKU processors that deliver maximum tuning flexibility
  • Up to 40 platform PCIe 3.0 lanes for system expandability on graphics, storage, and I/O
  • Supported with Intel Z370 chipset motherboards

Better Gaming with 8th Gen Intel Core Processors

POWERFUL, FLUID, VIVID GAMING

  • i7-8700K – Intel’s BEST gaming desktop processor ever
  • Up to 195 FPS on Gears of War 4
  • Up to 25% more FPS on Gears of War 4 vs 7th Gen

AN OPTION FOR EVERY GAMER

  • A wide range of performance options for gamers
  • Unlocked SKU available at each Intel Core brand
  • Launch gamers FASTER with Intel Optane memory

THE WORLD IS WATCHING

  • Up to 80 FPS while mega-tasking
  • Game + Stream + Record up to 45% better with PUBG vs. 7th Gen
  • Game + Stream + Record up to 2x faster with PUBG vs. a 3 yr old PC

Better Content Creation with 8th Gen Intel Core Processors

ADVANCE YOUR CREATIVITY

  • Up to 32% faster 4K video editing vs 7th Gen
  • Load media projects FASTER with Intel Optane memory
  • Hardware support for 4K HDR
  • CREATE up to 4.5x faster (Power Director HEVC Video workload)
  • EDIT up to 65% faster (Photo Editing Adobe Photoshop Lightroom workload)
  • SHARE 7.8x faster (Handbrake Transcore workload)

Better Overclocking with 8th Gen Intel Core Processors

PERFORMANCE MATTERS

  • New Features:
    • Per Core Overclocking (When more than one core is active, the lower ratio is applied. Per core P-states and per core, voltage are not supported)
    • Max Memory Ratio up to 8,400 MT/s
    • Real-Time Memory Latency Control
    • Enhanced PLL Trim Controls
    • Enhanced Package Power Delivery

EXTREME TUNING

  • Intel Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel XTU)
  • Intel Extreme Memory Profile 2.0 (Intel XMP) technology

PEACE OF MIND

  • Performance Tuning Protection Plan available

Summary

  • i7-8700K – Intel’s Best Gaming Desktop Processor(1) with up to 25% more FPS(2) and up to 45% better(3) mega-tasking vs 7th Gen
  • Up to 32% faster(4) 4K video editing vs. 7th Gen
  • First 6-core Intel Core i5 and first 4-core Intel Core i3
  • Available beginning October 5th 2017; OEM systems Q4’17

[1] As measured by sampling of AAA game titles using games benchmark mode measuring frames per second (FPS) on Intel Core i7-8700K processor
[2] As measured by Gears of War 4 Workload comparing Intel Core i7-8700K Processor (6C/12T) vs. Intel Core i7-7700K Processor (4C/8T)
[3] As measured by Mega-tasking Gaming Scenario on Playerunknown’s battleground comparing Intel Core i7-8700K Processor (6C/12T) vs. Intel Core i7-7700K Processor (4C/8T)
[4] As measured by 4K Video Adobe Premier Pro workload comparing Intel Core i7-8700K Processor (6C/12T) vs. Intel Core i7-7700K Processor (4C/8T)

14nm Desktop Processors
Unlocked / CPUCores / ThreadsBase ClockTurbo ClockTDPMemory Support
Intel Coffeelake-S (14nm++)
✅ i7-8700K
 
6C/12T
 
3.7 GHz
 
4.7 GHz
 
95W
 
2666 MHz
❌ i7-8700
 
6C/12T
 
3.2 GHz
 
4.6 GHz
 
65W
 
2666 MHz
✅ i5-8600K
 
6C/6T
 
3.6 GHz
 
4.3 GHz
 
95W
 
2666 MHz
❌ i5-8400
 
6C/6T
 
2.8 GHz
 
4.0 GHz
 
65W
 
2666 MHz
✅ i3-8350K
 
4C/4T
 
4.0 GHz
N/A
 
91W
 
2400 MHz
❌ i3-8100
 
4C/4T
 
3.6 GHz
N/A
 
65W
 
2400 MHz
Intel Kabylake-S (14nm+)
✅ i7-7700K
 
4C/8T
 
4.2 GHz
 
4.5 GHz
 
91W
 
2400 MHz
❌ i7-7700
 
4C/8T
 
3.6 GHz
 
4.2 GHz
 
65W
 
2400 MHz
✅ i5-7600K
 
4C/4T
 
3.8 GHz
 
4.2 GHz
 
91W
 
2400 MHz
❌ i5-7400
 
4C/4T
 
3.0 GHz
 
3.5 GHz
 
65W
 
2400 MHz
✅ i3-7350K
 
2C/4T
 
4.2 GHz
N/A
 
60W
 
2400 MHz
❌ i3-7100
 
2C/4T
 
3.9 GHz
N/A
 
51W
 
2400 MHz
Intel Skylake-S (14nm)
✅ i7-6700K
 
4C/8T
 
4.0 GHz
 
4.2 GHz
 
91W
 
2133 MHz
❌ i7-6700
 
4C/8T
 
3.4 GHz
 
4.0 GHz
 
65W
 
2133 MHz
✅ i5-6600K
 
4C/4T
 
3.5 GHz
 
3.9 GHz
 
91W
 
2133 MHz
❌ i5-6400
 
4C/4T
 
2.7 GHz
 
3.3 GHz
 
65W
 
2133 MHz
❌ i3-6100
 
2C/4T
 
3.7 GHz
N/A
 
51W
 
2133 MHz
AMD Zen (14nm)
✅ R7 1800X
 
8C/16T
 
3.6 GHz
 
4.0 GHz
 
95W
 
2666 MHz
✅ R7 1700X
 
8C/16T
 
3.4 GHz
 
3.8 GHz
 
95W
 
2666 MHz
✅ R7 1700
 
8C/16T
 
3.0 GHz
 
3.7 GHz
 
65W
 
2666 MHz
✅ R5 1600X
 
6C/12T
 
3.6 GHz
 
4.0 GHz
 
95W
 
2666 MHz
✅ R5 1600
 
6C/12T
 
3.2 GHz
 
3.6 GHz
 
65W
 
2666 MHz
✅ R5 1500X
 
4C/8T
 
3.5 GHz
 
3.7 GHz
 
65W
 
2666 MHz
✅ R5 1400
 
4C/8T
 
3.2 GHz
 
3.4 GHz
 
65W
 
2666 MHz
✅ R3 1300X
 
4C/4T
 
3.5 GHz
 
3.7 GHz
 
65W
 
2666 MHz
✅ R3 1200
 
4C/4T
 
3.1 GHz
 
3.4 GHz
 
65W
 
2666 MHz

 


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