Our test system consists of Intel Core i7-8770K processor, 2 x 8 GB of GEIL EVO DDR4-3200 modules, Gigabyte GTX 1060 graphics card with Geforce driver 385.69 dated 21 Sep 2017.

The board will run at default with XMP Profile #1 selected (DDR4-3200).

We will be comparing it with our recently tested AMD Ryzen 7 1800X etc.

A serious of benchmarks will used concentrating on overall performance. The CPU is also tested by overclocking it to 5 GHz at (50 x 100).

First of all let’s take a look at Cinebench R15 benchmark results.

Cinebench R15 benchmarks

From the results, the Core i7-8770K definitely is faster than the AMD Ryzen 1800X in the single thread test at 191cb (Ryzen 7 1800X scores 158cb). In terms of multi core, this 6 core / 12 threads processor managed a 1442cb while the Ryzen 7 1800X 8 cores / 16 threads scores 1624 cb which still leads the pack. The performance in a multicore should be similar to a Ryzen 7 1600X.

By Harry

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