Page 1:Intel Core i7-8086K 40th Anniversary Model
Page 2:Forty Years Of x86
Page 3:Silicon Lottery, Overclocking & Test Setup
Page 4:VRMark, 3DMark & AotS: Escalation
Page 5:Civilization VI Graphics & AI, Dawn of War III
Page 6:Far Cry Primal, GTA: V & Hitman
Page 7:Shadow Of War & Project CARS 2
Page 8:Office & Productivity
Page 9:Rendering, Encoding & Compression
Page 10:Final Analysis
Rendering, Encoding & Compression
Threaded workloads remain an uncontested strength of AMD's Zen-based processors and their hefty core counts. But tasks that are also affected by memory performance, such as Blender, allow Core i7 to claim a lead. The multi-core Cinebench and POV-Ray tests are dominated by the Ryzen line-up.
At stock settings, Core i7-8086K lead the -8700K in our single-core POV-Ray and Cinebench benchmarks. Overclocking opened up a much wider gap between the two CPUs.
Encoding & Compression
LAME is a single-threaded workload that typically illustrates the advantage of higher clock rates and IPC throughput. Not surprisingly, then, Core i7-8086K's frequency advantage lead to a win.
Our threaded compression and decompression tests work directly from system memory, removing storage throughput from the equation. Thus, we found that performance scaled according to core/thread count.
y-cruncher, a single- and multi-threaded program that computes pi using AVX instructions, kept itself isolated to one core during our single-threaded test, allowing the Core i7-8086K to flaunt its higher frequency relative to the -8700K. Conversely, the multi-threaded y-cruncher test reminded us that both processors have the same multi-core Turbo Boost frequencies.
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- Intel Core i7-8086K 40th Anniversary Model
- Forty Years Of x86
- Silicon Lottery, Overclocking & Test Setup
- VRMark, 3DMark & AotS: Escalation
- Civilization VI Graphics & AI, Dawn of War III
- Far Cry Primal, GTA: V & Hitman
- Shadow Of War & Project CARS 2
- Office & Productivity
- Rendering, Encoding & Compression
- Final Analysis