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Intel Core i7-8709G
Intel Core i7-8709G
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Intel Core i7-8709G review: 31 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

4 x 3.1GHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 32 x 3GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
2400MHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 2933MHz

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
8
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 64

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
14nm
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 12nm

5. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
350MHz
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz

6. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
Intel Core i7-8709G
96% have it

7. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Intel Core i7-8709G
56% have it

8. turbo clock speed

When the CPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
4.1GHz
Intel Core i5-7200U: 3100GHz

9. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
37.5GB/s
Intel Xeon E5504: 192.2GB/s

10. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Intel Core i7-8709G
79% have it

11. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
12
AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE: 12.1

12. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Intel Core i7-8709G
88% have it

13. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Intel Core i7-8709G
94% have it

14. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Atom x5-Z8350: 12.8

15. Uses hyperthreading technology

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.
Intel Core i7-8709G
57% have it

16. PCI Express (PCIe) version

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
3
Intel Core i9-7920X: 44

17. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Intel Core i7-8709G
94% have it

18. maximum memory size

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
64GB
Intel Xeon E7-8830: 4096GB

19. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
4.4
Intel Core i7-8086K: 4.5

20. SSE version

SSE is used to speed up multimedia tasks such as editing an image or adjusting audio volume. Each new version contains new instructions and improvements.
4.2
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 4.2

21. Has AVX

AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.
Intel Core i7-8709G
78% have it

22. bus transfer rate

The bus is responsible for transferring data between different components of a computer or device.
8GT/s
Intel Xeon Gold 5115: 10.4GT/s

23. CPU temperature

If the CPU exceeds the maximum operating temperature then problems such as random resets can occur.
100°C
Intel Atom E3827: 110°C

24. height

31mm
Samsung Exynos 5 Dual: 11mm

25. width

58.5mm
Samsung Exynos 5 Dual: 11mm

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