Core i7-8700 is a desktop processor from Intel released on 1 January 2018, and it is in active production status now. It belongs to Core i7 family and has a Coffee Lake architecture. This processor is built on Intel Socket 1151, and uses Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only) PCI express connection. 14 nm process is used in production.
Processor has 6 cores and 12 threads, with the base frequency of 3.2 GHz. It has DDR4-2666 MHz Dual-channel memory support. As for the cache, it supports L1 64K (per core), L2 256K (per core) and L3 12MB (shared).