INTEL Core™ i7-8700K Unlocked Processor

Product code: 232674

Product features

  • Socket: LGA 1151
  • Frequency: 3.7 GHz overclockable
  • Turbo Boost: 4.7 GHz
  • Hexa-core
  • Cache: 12 MB

Product features

  • Socket: LGA 1151
  • Frequency: 3.7 GHz overclockable
  • Turbo Boost: 4.7 GHz
  • Hexa-core
  • Cache: 12 MB
Product information
Top features:

- 8th generation processor for impressive performance

- Multiplier unlocked so you can overclock your specs

- Compatible with Intel® Optane™ for faster hard drive performance 

8th generation processor

The Intel Core™ i7-8700K Processor is built to make your PC ready for gaming – get incredibly fast performance and work with demanding software without waiting around. This 8th generation processor is built with all the power you need to seamlessly switch between your favourite AAA games and that spreadsheet you've been working on for weeks.

When it's paired with the right graphics card, the i7-8700K is perfect for multitasking effortlessly, streaming 4K videos and playing the latest VR games.

Multiplier unlocked

Get more out of your PC. The i7-8700K CPU is multiplier unlocked so you can overclock your specs and make sure you're never held back.

Compatible with Intel® Optane™

Load up your presentation instantly. Fire off an email without waiting ages to load up your inbox. Save large files without any lag. The Core™ i7 is compatible with Intel® Optane™ memory, which is designed to vastly improve your computing experience whatever you do. Get solid-state-drive performance even with a hard-disk drive.

Intel, the Intel logo, Celeron, Intel Atom, Intel Core, Intel. Experience What's Inside, Intel Inside, the Intel Inside logo, Intel Optane, Intel RealSense, Intel Unite, Iris, Pentium, Thunderbolt, the Thunderbolt logo, and Ultrabook are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Technical specifications for INTEL Core™ i7-8700K Unlocked Processor

Socket LGA 1151
Cache 12 MB cache
Processor speed 3.7 GHz (4.7 GHz with TurboBoost)
Number of cores Hexa-core
Number of threads 12
Integrated graphics - Intel® UHD Graphics 630 (350 MHz)
- Max resolution: 4096 x 2304 (60 Hz)
- Supports three displays
Architecture Coffee Lake
Thermal design power 95 W
Other features - Bus speed: 8 GT/s DMI3
- Max memory: 64 GB DDR4
- Supports Intel® Optane™ memory
- Intel® vPro™ Technology
- Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Colour Silver
System requirements Windows 10 or later
Box contents Intel Core™ i7-8700K Unlocked Processor (BX80684I78700K)
Dimensions 120 x 110 x 50 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 70 g
Manufacturer’s guarantee 3 years
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Clackmannan GB
The cpu and motherboard look good and arrived on time
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 16 October 2018
Published on: 31 October 2018
(10 out of 10)


Easy to install, phenomenal performance, no need to overclock.
Rarely in stock due to demand, but well worth the wait!
Confirmed purchase: 08 August 2018
Published on: 23 August 2018
(10 out of 10)


hailsham GB only believe in truth
12 threads :)
Low temps
very overclockable (im at 5.2ghz)
Excellent power consumption
A little pricey but I guess you get what you pay for.
0 of 1 people found this review helpful
Confirmed purchase: 15 June 2018
Published on: 04 August 2018
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INTEL Core™ i7-8700K Unlocked Processor