Performance comparison between the Intel Core i9-7980XE and the Intel Core i7-8700K on the Geekbench 4 benchmark platform. The Intel Core i7-8700K has 6 cores, 12 threads, clocked at 3.7 GHz, with a 4.7 GHz turbo frequency. The Intel Core i9-7980XE has 18 cores, 36 threads, clocked at over 2.6 GHz, with a 4.4 GHz turbo.
|Processor||Geekbench multi-core & single core|
|Intel Core i9-7980XE|| 5203
|Intel Core i7-8700K|| 5863
There is a 60% difference in performance between the two, which is far from negligible!