Intel Core i7-8086K processor review

Intel Core i7-8086K

Core i7-8086K processor released by Intel; release date: 1 June 2018. At the time of release, the processor cost $425. The processor is designed for desktop-computers and based on Coffee Lake microarchitecture.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 6, threads - 12. Maximum CPU clock speed - 5.00 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 100°C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Cache size: L1 - 384 KB, L2 - 1.5 MB, L3 - 12 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-2666. Maximum memory size: 128 GB.

Supported socket types: FCLGA1151. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 95 Watt.

The processor has integrated graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 630 with the following parameters: maximum video memory size - 64 GB.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
2900
2829
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
29315
16680
Geekbench 4
Single Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
6216
6187
Geekbench 4
Multi-Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
45922
27753
3DMark Fire Strike
Physics Score
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
31074
19785
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2829
PassMark - CPU mark 16680
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 6187
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 27753
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 19785

Integrated graphics – Intel UHD Graphics 630

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1200 MHz
Core clock speed 350 MHz
Floating-point performance 460.8 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Pipelines 24
Texture fill rate 28.8 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt
Transistor count 189 million

Games performance

Just Cause 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
15.50 fps8.90 fps

Farming Simulator 19 (2018)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080High, 1920x1080
71.10 fps23.90 fps11.30 fps

Fallout 76 (2018)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
16.70 fps8.10 fps

Hitman 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
12.80 fps7.50 fps

Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
11.00 fps7.00 fps

FIFA 19 (2018)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080High, 1920x1080
57.10 fps29.90 fps27.20 fps

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
17.00 fps6.00 fps

F1 2018 (2018)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
35.00 fps16.00 fps

Monster Hunter World (2018)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
20.30 fps7.70 fps

The Crew 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
16.60 fps6.80 fps

Far Cry 5 (2018)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
14.00 fps6.00 fps

X-Plane 11.11 (2018)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080High, 1920x1080
31.30 fps20.10 fps18.30 fps

Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
16.90 fps6.90 fps

Final Fantasy XV Benchmark (2018)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
9.50 fps4.80 fps

Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
19.90 fps6.50 fps

Need for Speed Payback (2017)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
19.30 fps8.90 fps

Call of Duty WWII (2017)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
29.80 fps17.40 fps

Assassin's Creed Origins (2017)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
10.00 fps7.00 fps

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (2017)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
17.70 fps9.10 fps

Destiny 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
17.00 fps9.20 fps

ELEX (2017)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
14.50 fps6.80 fps

The Evil Within 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
11.40 fps6.10 fps

Middle-earth: Shadow of War (2017)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
20.00 fps12.00 fps

FIFA 18 (2017)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080High, 1920x1080Ultra, 1920x1080
74.65 fps41.70 fps32.30 fps26.95 fps

F1 2017 (2017)

Low, 1280x720
38.50 fps

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)

Low, 1280x720
24.90 fps

Team Fortress 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1366x768High, 1920x1080
113.00 fps92.50 fps51.60 fps

Dirt 4 (2017)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
52.00 fps13.80 fps

Rocket League (2017)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080High, 1920x1080
67.80 fps38.60 fps26.40 fps

Prey (2017)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
28.90 fps11.30 fps

Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)

Low, 1280x720
18.30 fps

Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)

Low, 1280x720
19.10 fps

For Honor (2017)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
30.70 fps11.60 fps

Resident Evil 7 (2017)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1920x1080
29.50 fps12.60 fps

Farming Simulator 17 (2016)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1366x768High, 1920x1080Ultra, 1920x1080
93.00 fps66.00 fps26.50 fps13.65 fps

Civilization VI (2016)

Low, 1024x768Medium, 1366x768
19.80 fps14.40 fps

Battlefield 1 (2016)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1366x768
39.30 fps23.50 fps

Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)

Low, 1280x720
20.25 fps

Mirror's Edge Catalyst (2016)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1366x768
19.80 fps13.70 fps

Overwatch (2016)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1366x768High, 1920x1080
62.00 fps41.50 fps19.50 fps

Doom (2016)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1366x768
23.30 fps18.10 fps

The Division (2016)

Low, 1280x720
27.10 fps

Far Cry Primal (2016)

Low, 1280x720
24.50 fps

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Low, 1024x768
24.65 fps

Rainbow Six Siege (2015)

Low, 1024x768Medium, 1366x768
51.70 fps32.50 fps

Anno 2205 (2015)

Low, 1024x768Medium, 1366x768
32.40 fps16.90 fps

World of Warships (2015)

Low, 1366x768Medium, 1366x768High, 1920x1080
83.70 fps51.40 fps23.20 fps

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1366x768High, 1920x1080Ultra, 1920x1080
76.85 fps48.00 fps21.00 fps19.10 fps

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x768Medium, 1366x768
15.20 fps9.90 fps

Dirt Rally (2015)

Low, 1024x768Medium, 1366x768High, 1920x1080
153.60 fps35.60 fps15.20 fps

GTA V (2015)

Low, 1024x768Medium, 1366x768High, 1920x1080
44.90 fps34.60 fps7.90 fps

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1344x756
39.60 fps23.70 fps

Sims 4 (2014)

Low, 1024x768Medium, 1366x768High, 1920x1080
171.00 fps65.00 fps29.10 fps

BioShock Infinite (2013)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1366x768High, 1366x768Ultra, 1920x1080
69.80 fps40.95 fps33.90 fps10.80 fps

Tomb Raider (2013)

Low, 1024x768Medium, 1366x768High, 1366x768
100.10 fps49.10 fps28.70 fps

Diablo III (2012)

Low, 1024x768Medium, 1366x768High, 1366x768Ultra, 1920x1080
93.30 fps59.90 fps56.60 fps31.50 fps

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)

Low, 1280x720Medium, 1366x768High, 1366x768Ultra, 1920x1080
63.30 fps31.90 fps18.50 fps9.70 fps

StarCraft 2 (2010)

Low, 1024x768Medium, 1360x768High, 1360x768
241.50 fps59.50 fps34.90 fps

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Coffee Lake
Launch date 1 June 2018
Launch price (MSRP) $425
Place in performance rating 22
Price now $552.96
Processor Number i7-8086K
Series 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors
Status Launched
Value for money (0-100) 8.98
Vertical segment Desktop

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 4.00 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s DMI3
L1 cache 384 KB
L2 cache 1.5 MB
L3 cache 12 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum case temperature (TCase) 72 °C
Maximum core temperature 100°C
Maximum frequency 5.00 GHz
Number of cores 6
Number of threads 12
Unlocked

Memory

Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 41.6 GB/s
Maximum memory size 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2666

Graphics

Device ID 0x3E92
Graphics base frequency 350 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.20 GHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® InTru™ 3D technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 64 GB
Processor graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 630

Graphics interfaces

Number of displays supported 3

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2304@24Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.5

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA1151
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 95 Watt
Thermal Solution PCG 2015D (130W)

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 16
PCI Express revision 3.0
PCIe configurations Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Scalability 1S Only

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Secure Boot

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)