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Intel Core i7-9700

Intel i7-9700

The Intel Core i7-9700 is a high end desktop processor based on the Coffee Lake architecture. It integrates 8 cores (no Hyperthreading therefore also 8 threads) clocked at 3 - 4.7 GHz. Compared to the similar named Core i7-9700K, the 9700 has no open multiplicator for easy overclocking, offers lower clock speeds and offers a reduced TDP.

Compared to the old Core i7-8700, the 9700 offers two more real cores but no Hyperthreading. Therefore, the performance gain is not that big - depending on the app. The single core performance was slightly improved thanks to the higher Turbo clocks. As a high end desktop CPU, the i7-9700 is well suited for demanding tasks and gaming.

The integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630 graphics card is clocked at up to 1.2 GHz and offers no advantage compared to previous generations. As it is a very low end GPU, only some low demanding games like Hearthstone can be played with it (see GPU page for benchmarks).

Intel specifies the TDP at 65 Watt (instead of the 95W of the faster models) and therefore the CPU wont need a high end desktop cooling system.

SeriesIntel Coffee Lake
CodenameCoffee Lake-R
Series: Coffee Lake Coffee Lake-R
Intel Core i9-9900KS compare4000 - 5000 MHz8 / 1616 MB
Intel Core i9-9900K compare3600 - 5000 MHz8 / 1616 MB
Intel Core i7-9700K compare3600 - 4900 MHz8 / 812 MB
» Intel Core i7-97003000 - 4700 MHz8 / 812 MB
Intel Core i5-9600K compare3700 - 4600 MHz6 / 69 MB
Intel Core i9-9900T compare2100 - 4400 MHz8 / 1616 MB
Intel Core i5-9400F compare2900 - 4100 MHz6 / 69 MB
Intel Core i3-9100F compare3600 - 4200 MHz4 / 46 MB
Clock Rate3000 - 4700 MHz
Level 1 Cache512 KB
Level 2 Cache2 MB
Level 3 Cache12 MB
Number of Cores / Threads8 / 8
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)65 Watt
Manufacturing Technology14++ nm
Die Size178 mm2
Max. Temperature100 °C
SocketFCLGA1151
FeaturesDual-Channel DDR4-2666 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, AES-NI, TSX-NI, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro
GPUIntel UHD Graphics 630 (350 - 1200 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Announcement Date04/23/2019

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU
60.1 pt (66%)
Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
1254 Points (29%)
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Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
14.4 Points (33%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
2.3 Points (88%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
37381 Points (63%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
49666 Points (58%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
9840 Points (91%)
wPrime 2.10 - 1024m *
156 seconds (2%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7z b 4
33539 MIPS (34%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7z b 4 -mmt1
5186 MIPS (34%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
77.6 fps (46%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
248 fps (86%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - 4k Preset
10.5 fps (38%)
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R Benchmark 2.5 - Overall mean *
0.6 sec (13%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
79476 Points (51%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
79073 Points (94%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
79079 Points (91%)
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
5777 Points (91%)
Geekbench 5 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
1300 Points (90%)
Geekbench 5 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
7060 Points (43%)
Geekbench 5.1 / 5.2 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
1312 Points (91%)
Geekbench 5.1 / 5.2 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
7060 Points (57%)
Power Consumption - Prime95 V28,10 Stress Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra *
144 Watt (39%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption (external Monitor) ultra *
142 Watt (38%)
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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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