Intel Core i9-8950HK vs Intel Core i7-7820HK – benchmarks and performance comparison

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In today’s article, once again the object of interest is the new 8th gen Core i9-8950HK mobile processor which was revealed a couple of days ago. After we put it side by side with the gold medalist in our Top Laptop CPU Ranking – the AMD Ryzen 7 1700, it is now time to see how it stacks up against the 7th gen Intel Core i7-7820HK.

Specs overview

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As the first Core i9 member of mobile Intel CPUs, the Core i9-8950HK is based on the Coffee Lake architecture featuring a total of 6 cores and 12 threads. It is manufactured through a 14 nm process and supports the HyperThreading technology thanks to which the processor is able to execute 12 sets of instructions at the same time. In addition, the new CPU reaches base frequencies of up to 2.9 GHz and a 4.8 GHz turbo speed. Other specifications include 2 MB L3 cache, dual-channel DDR4-2666 RAM, and 45 W TDP. In addition, the processor is paired with an Intel UHD Graphics 630 graphics card clocked at 350 – 1200 MHz.

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Now let’s take a look at its rival. The Core i7-7820HK is part of Intel’s Kaby Lake generation processors utilizing an improved 14nm+ manufacturing process. Featuring 4 cores and 8 threads, the chip ticks at 2.9 GHz base clock speeds and 3.9 GHz maximum frequencies. The specs sheet is complemented by support of the Hyper-Threading technology, 8MB LL cache, a dual-channel DDR4-2400 or DDR3L-1600 memory controller and a TDP of 45W including the iGPU which in our case is the Intel HD Graphics 630 clocked at 350 – 1150 MHz.

You can check out the full specs of the Intel Core i9-8950HK and the Intel Core i7-7820HK.

Intel Core i9-8950HK – Specs Sheet

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Ranking
Generation Coffee Lake
Base CPU frequency 2.9 GHz
Number of cores 6
Instructions type 64 bits
TDP 45 W
Integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630
Base GPU frequency 350 MHz
Max. operating temperature 100 °C
Memory channels 2
Released Q2 2018
Core / Architecture Coffee Lake-H
Max. CPU frequency 4.8 GHz
Logical Cores (Threads) 12
LL cache 12288 KB
Lithography 14 nm
Official website ark.intel.com
Max. GPU frequency 1200 MHz
Memory Type DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133
Max Memory 64 GB
Supported technologies HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
We’ve tested Intel Core i9-8950HK on…
# Laptop Cinebench 11 Cinebench 15 Adobe Photoshop Fritz Price
1. Intel Core i9-8950HK Prototype 11.85 1038 6.40 14786 N/A
Intel Core i7-7820HK – Specs Sheet

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Ranking 5
Generation 7th Generation
Base CPU frequency 2.9 GHz
Number of cores 4
Instructions type 64 bits
TDP 45 W
Integrated GPU Intel HD Graphics 630
Base GPU frequency 350 MHz
Max. operating temperature 100 °C
Memory channels 2
Released Q1 2017
Core / Architecture Kaby Lake
Max. CPU frequency 3.9 GHz
Logical Cores (Threads) 8
LL cache 8192 KB
Lithography 14 nm
Official website ark.intel.com
Max. GPU frequency 1100 MHz
Memory Type DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133, DDR3L-1600
Max Memory 64 GB
Supported technologies Intel® Speed Shift Technology, Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d), Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT), Intel® TSX-NI, Intel® 64, Instruction Set 64-bit, Instruction Set Extensions SSE4.1/4.2 AVX 2.0, Idle States, Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology, Thermal Monitoring Technologies, Intel® Flex Memory Access, Intel® Identity Protection Technology, Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel® My WiFi Technology, Intel®, Intel® AES New Instructions, Secure Key, Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX), Intel® Memory Protection, Extensions (Intel® MPX)
We’ve tested Intel Core i7-7820HK on…
# Laptop Cinebench 11 Cinebench 15 Adobe Photoshop Fritz Price
1. Acer Predator 17 X (GX-792) 8.39 762 9.05 13838 $3017.71
2. Lenovo Legion Y920 8.91 813 9.21 14655 N/A

Benchmark tests

  • 3D Rendering – Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)

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Intel Core i9-8950HK – Intel Core i9-8950HK Prototype

PERFORMANCE : 1038

Intel Core i7-7820HK – Lenovo Legion Y920

PERFORMANCE : 813 (-15.9%)

  • Adobe Photoshop – Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

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Intel Core i9-8950HK – Intel Core i9-8950HK Prototype

PERFORMANCE : 6.40

Intel Core i7-7820HK – Lenovo Legion Y920

PERFORMANCE : 9.21 (+1.8%)

  • Raw performance : Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

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Intel Core i9-8950HK – Intel Core i9-8950HK Prototype

PERFORMANCE : 14786

Intel Core i7-7820HK – Lenovo Legion Y920

PERFORMANCE : 14655 (-0.2%)

As you can see from the charts above, the race is pretty tight. The Intel Core i9-8950HK in Intel Core i9-8950HK Prototype laptop surpasses its rival when it comes to 3D rendering (tested with Cinebench 15) with around 28%, however, the Intel Core i7-7820HK found in Lenovo Legion Y920 performs around 44% better in the Adobe Photoshop test. The two processors are almost on par when you take a look at the results from the synthetic raw benchmarks (tested with Fritz).

Conclusion

To sum things up, the two competitors deliver similar performance, therefore before you make up your mind we suggest also considering other criteria such as price, battery life, and GPU performance based on your priorities.

(laptopmedia.com, https://goo.gl/JfCjUP)

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