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Intel Core i7-8750H vs Intel Core i9-9880H

Intel Core i7-8750H

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The Intel Core i7-8750H is a high-end processor for laptops with six cores based on the Coffee Lake architecture and will be announced early 2018. The processor clocks at between 2.2 and 4.1 GHz (4 GHz with 4 cores, 3.9 GHz with 6 cores) and can execute up to twelve threads simultaneously thanks to Hyper-Threading. According to Intel, the CPU is manufactured in an improved 14nm (14nm++) process.

The Coffee Lake architecture is similar to Kaby Lake and differs only in the amount of cores (now six cores for the high end versions) and the improved 14nm process (14nm++ according to Intel).

Performance

Due to the two additional cores, performance has increased by almost 50% compared to a similar clocked Kaby Lake processor like the Core i7-7820HQ (2.9 - 3.9 GHz). Single-core performance has not improved since its Kaby Lake predecessor. As a high-end model, the i7-8850H is suitable for the most demanding applications and games.

Graphics

The integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630 iGPU is supposed to offer a slightly higher performance as its clock rate has been increased by 50 MHz (rumored). The architecture is identical to that of the Intel HD Graphics 630. We do expect a performance improvement, but as a low-end solution it will probably only display current games smoothly at reduced details - if at all.

Power Consumption

Intel specifies the TDP with 45 watts and therefore the i7 is only suited for big laptops with good cooling solutions. Using cTDP-down, the CPU can also be configured to 35 Watt resulting in a reduced performance.

Intel Core i9-9880H

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The Intel Core i9-9880H is a high-end processor for laptops with eight cores based on the Coffee Lake architecture (2019 refresh, CFL-HR). The processor clocks at between 2.3 - 4.8 GHz (4.1 GHz with 8 cores) and can execute up to sixteen threads simultaneously thanks to Hyper-Threading. The 4.8 GHz can only be reached using the "Thermal Velocity Boost" which allows one core to boost to 4.8 GHz (+200 MHz) as long as the CPU temperature is below 50°C. Multiple cores can be boosted +100 MHz below 50°C (not verified). Compared to the predecessor, the Core i9-8950HK, the 9980H is based on the same architecture but offers 2 more cores.

According to Intel, the CPU is manufactured in an improved 14nm (14nm++) process. The i9-8950HK is the fastest model of the Coffee-Lake-H series at the time of announcement and offers an unlocked multiplier for overclocking of the CPU.

The Coffee Lake architecture is similar to Kaby Lake and differs only in the amount of cores (now six cores for the high end versions) and the improved 14nm process (14nm++ according to Intel).

Performance

Due to the two additional cores, performance has increased by almost 33% compared to a similar clocked predecessor and even up to 100% compared to older Kaby-Lake quad-cores. Single thread performance however only improved slightly and the multi-core performance is heavily depending on the cooling.

Graphics

The integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630 iGPU is supposed to offer a slightly higher performance as its clock rate has been increased by 50 MHz. The architecture is identical to that of the Intel HD Graphics 630. We do expect a performance improvement, but as a low-end solution it will probably only display current games smoothly at reduced details - if at all.

Power Consumption

Intel specifies the TDP with 45 watts and therefore the i9 is only suited for big laptops with good cooling solutions.

ModelIntel Core i7-8750HIntel Core i9-9880H
SeriesIntel Coffee LakeIntel Coffee Lake
CodenameCoffee Lake-HCoffee Lake-H
Series: Coffee Lake Coffee Lake-H
Intel Core i9-9980HK compare2.4 - 5 GHz8 / 16 cores16 MB L3
Intel Core i9-9880H2.3 - 4.8 GHz8 / 16 cores16 MB L3
Intel Core i9-8950HK compare2.9 - 4.8 GHz6 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Xeon E-2186M compare2.9 - 4.8 GHz6 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Xeon E-2276M compare2.8 - 4.7 GHz6 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i7-9850H compare2.6 - 4.6 GHz6 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i7-9750H compare2.6 - 4.5 GHz6 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Xeon E-2176M compare2.7 - 4.4 GHz6 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i7-8850H compare2.6 - 4.3 GHz6 / 12 cores9 MB L3
Intel Core i7-8750H « 2.2 - 4.1 GHz6 / 12 cores9 MB L3
Intel Core i5-9400H compare2.5 - 4.3 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i5-9300HF compare2.4 - 4.1 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i5-9300H compare2.4 - 4.1 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i5-8400H compare2.5 - 4.2 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i5-8300H compare2.3 - 4 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i3-8100H compare3 GHz4 / 4 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i9-9980HK compare2.4 - 5 GHz8 / 16 cores16 MB L3
Intel Core i9-9880H « 2.3 - 4.8 GHz8 / 16 cores16 MB L3
Intel Core i9-8950HK compare2.9 - 4.8 GHz6 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Xeon E-2186M compare2.9 - 4.8 GHz6 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Xeon E-2276M compare2.8 - 4.7 GHz6 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i7-9850H compare2.6 - 4.6 GHz6 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i7-9750H compare2.6 - 4.5 GHz6 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Xeon E-2176M compare2.7 - 4.4 GHz6 / 12 cores12 MB L3
Intel Core i7-8850H compare2.6 - 4.3 GHz6 / 12 cores9 MB L3
Intel Core i7-8750H2.2 - 4.1 GHz6 / 12 cores9 MB L3
Intel Core i5-9400H compare2.5 - 4.3 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i5-9300HF compare2.4 - 4.1 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i5-9300H compare2.4 - 4.1 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i5-8400H compare2.5 - 4.2 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i5-8300H compare2.3 - 4 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i3-8100H compare3 GHz4 / 4 cores8 MB L3
Clock2200 - 4100 MHz2300 - 4800 MHz
L1 Cache384 KB512 KB
L2 Cache1.5 MB2 MB
L3 Cache9 MB16 MB
Cores / Threads6 / 128 / 16
TDP45 Watt45 Watt
Technology14 nm14 nm
max. Temp.100 °C100 °C
SocketFCBGA1440FCBGA1440
FeaturesDual-Channel DDR4 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIDual-Channel DDR4 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
iGPUIntel UHD Graphics 630 (350 - 1100 MHz)Intel UHD Graphics 630 (350 - 1200 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
Announced
Manufacturerark.intel.com

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - i7-8750H
31.2 pt (43%)
Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - i9-9880H
34.1 pt (47%)
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 Multi Core
min: 8504     avg: 8670     median: 8747 (8%)     max: 8758 Points
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 Single Core
min: 1140     avg: 1174     median: 1174 (50%)     max: 1208 Points
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
min: 403     avg: 411.8     median: 412.5 (46%)     max: 418 Points
min: 441     avg: 459     median: 465 (52%)     max: 474 Points
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
min: 2142     avg: 2377     median: 2336.5 (6%)     max: 2707 Points
min: 2953     avg: 3271     median: 3235 (8%)     max: 3712 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 863     avg: 1113     median: 1116 (7%)     max: 1251 Points
min: 1317     avg: 1506     median: 1508 (10%)     max: 1721 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 163     avg: 172     median: 173 (52%)     max: 177 Points
min: 181     avg: 190.1     median: 190 (57%)     max: 198 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 9.54     avg: 12.2     median: 12.3 (16%)     max: 13.54 Points
18.9 Points (25%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 1.89     avg: 2     median: 2 (49%)     max: 2 Points
2.1 Points (52%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 6236     avg: 6479     median: 6471 (39%)     max: 6645 Points
6967 Points (42%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 29664     avg: 33163     median: 33595 (24%)     max: 35307 Points
42456 Points (31%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
min: 33944     avg: 42290     median: 43494 (30%)     max: 46384 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
min: 8472     avg: 8542     median: 8498 (10%)     max: 8665 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
min: 125.5     avg: 157.5     median: 156.8 (2%)     max: 180.5 s
118.7 s (1%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
min: 4.35     avg: 7.1     median: 5.5 (1%)     max: 16.26 s
5.4 s (1%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
5310 Points (8%)
6683 Points (11%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
min: 28826     avg: 30674     median: 31144 (18%)     max: 33257 MIPS
min: 39455     avg: 42728     median: 42138 (24%)     max: 46591 MIPS
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
min: 4599     avg: 4621     median: 4629 (55%)     max: 4630 MIPS
min: 4837     avg: 4943     median: 4924 (59%)     max: 5068 MIPS
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
min: 64.2     avg: 67.2     median: 67.2 (23%)     max: 70.2 fps
102.4 fps (36%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
min: 193.5     avg: 200.3     median: 200.3 (46%)     max: 207.1 fps
217 fps (50%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
min: 7.56     avg: 8.2     median: 7.8 (14%)     max: 9.55 fps
min: 10.6     avg: 11.2     median: 11.1 (20%)     max: 11.86 fps
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
0.7 GB/s (0%)
0.7 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
1.2 GB/s (21%)
1 GB/s (17%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
7 GB/s (18%)
7.5 GB/s (20%)
Blender - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
min: 395.5     avg: 456.2     median: 469.3 (3%)     max: 485.9 Seconds
min: 293     avg: 336.5     median: 334.5 (2%)     max: 384 Seconds
R Benchmark 2.5 - R Benchmark 2.5 *
min: 0.621     avg: 0.7     median: 0.7 (14%)     max: 0.6904 sec
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 7531     avg: 10078     median: 10294.5 (22%)     max: 10832 Points
min: 11788     avg: 12226     median: 12225.5 (26%)     max: 12663 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 8.98     avg: 9.3     median: 9.3 (2%)     max: 9.45 s
8.5 s (2%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 20.26     avg: 21     median: 21.1 (1%)     max: 21.39 s
18.9 s (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 509     avg: 524     median: 524 (2%)     max: 537 s
476.5 s (2%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 27882     avg: 36281     median: 37117 (32%)     max: 41516 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 7869     avg: 11044     median: 11474.5 (31%)     max: 13112 Points
min: 12593     avg: 15310     median: 15556 (42%)     max: 17046 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 43026     avg: 55905     median: 56773 (46%)     max: 58897 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
min: 51146     avg: 56438     median: 56720 (46%)     max: 58704 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 55371     avg: 57714     median: 57465.5 (48%)     max: 60233 Points
40635 Points (34%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 4876     avg: 9924     median: 10149 (26%)     max: 11320 Points
min: 10705     avg: 12582     median: 12214 (31%)     max: 15206 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 8551     avg: 15199     median: 15533 (28%)     max: 17219 Points
min: 14940     avg: 18040     median: 18580 (33%)     max: 20125 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
min: 2859     avg: 5724     median: 5858 (25%)     max: 7037 Points
min: 6412     avg: 7482     median: 7221 (30%)     max: 9138 Points
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
1050 Points (44%)
min: 1115     avg: 1176     median: 1176 (50%)     max: 1237 Points
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
4820 Points (9%)
min: 7109     avg: 7231     median: 7231 (13%)     max: 7353 Points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 1139     avg: 1188     median: 1186 (5%)     max: 1239 Points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 6841     avg: 7034     median: 7100 (22%)     max: 7161 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 4669     avg: 4982     median: 5040 (50%)     max: 5146 Points
min: 5166     avg: 5409     median: 5457 (55%)     max: 5605 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 17709     avg: 21069     median: 21648 (24%)     max: 23313 Points
min: 28192     avg: 29022     median: 29077 (32%)     max: 29798 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 4548     avg: 4839     median: 4868.5 (66%)     max: 4997 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 17048     avg: 19665     median: 19875 (48%)     max: 22006 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
min: 20725     avg: 21871     median: 21920 (39%)     max: 22665 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
min: 3734     avg: 3995     median: 4008 (78%)     max: 4163 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 695     avg: 1108     median: 1124 (1%)     max: 1272 ms
min: 715     avg: 919     median: 934 (1%)     max: 1044 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 77.5     avg: 82.3     median: 83 (1%)     max: 85.8 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 27460     avg: 34108     median: 34163 (30%)     max: 44549 Points
min: 38079     avg: 43238     median: 40443 (36%)     max: 50837 Points
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
213 Points (44%)
184 Points (38%)
CrossMark - CrossMark Overall
940 Points (36%)
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
min: 0     avg: 67.1     median: 90.4 (16%)     max: 111 Watt
85.2 Watt (15%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
min: 97     avg: 109.5     median: 109.5 (20%)     max: 122 Watt
min: 99.9     avg: 131.6     median: 131.6 (24%)     max: 163.2 Watt
Power Consumption - Idle Power Consumption 150cd 1min *
6.4 Watt (7%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Efficiency - external Monitor
min: 8.19     avg: 21     median: 12.6 (9%)     max: 42.3 Points per Watt
min: 10.5     avg: 12.5     median: 12.5 (9%)     max: 14.4 Points per Watt

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-8750H → 100% n=36

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i9-9880H → 115% n=36

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