Let’s compare the power of the mainstream Intel Core i7-8700 processor against the Intel Core i9-7980XE high-end processor. The first has a total of 6 cores, 12 threads with a base frequency of 3.2 GHz, a turbo frequency of 4.6 GHz. The second incorporates no less than 18 cores, accompanied by 36 threads, a base frequency of 2.6 GHz, a turbo frequency of 4.2 GHz.
|Processor||Geekbench multi-core & single core|
|Intel Core i9-7980XE|| 5203
|Intel Core i7-8700|| 5311
There is a difference in performance of 80%, which is huge!