AMD Turion X2 RM-70 vs Intel Core i7-8705G

Price now 1384$
Games supported 95%
Intel Core i7-8705G
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Turion X2 RM-70
AMD Turion X2 RM-70
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 27$
Games supported 41%

General info

Comparing Core i7-8705G and Turion X2 RM-70 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance ranking9702622
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesIntel Core i72x AMD Turion
Architecture codenameKaby Lake G (2018)Puma (2008−2009)
Release date7 January 2018 (5 years old)3 June 2008 (15 years old)
Current price$1384 $27

Technical specs

Core i7-8705G and Turion X2 RM-70 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores4 (Quad-Core)2 (Dual-core)
Base clock speed3.1 GHzno data
Boost clock speed4.1 GHz2 GHz
Bus supportno data3600 MHz
L1 cache64K (per core)256 KB
L2 cache256K (per core)1 MB
L3 cache8 MB (shared)0 KB
Chip lithography14 nm65 nm
Maximum core temperature100 °Cno data
Maximum case temperature (TCase)72 °Cno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility+-
Unlocked multiplier-no data


Information on Core i7-8705G and Turion X2 RM-70 compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration11
Power consumption (TDP)65 Watt31 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-8705G and Turion X2 RM-70. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, Enhanced 3DNow!, NX bit, AMD64, PowerNow!, AMD Virtualization
AES-NI+no data
AVX+no data
PowerNowno data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Speed Shift+no data
My WiFi+no data
Turbo Boost Technology2.0no data
Hyper-Threading Technology+no data
TSX-no data
TSX+no data
Idle States+no data
Thermal Monitoring+no data
Flex Memory Access+no data
SIPP-no data
Smart Response+no data

Security technologies

Core i7-8705G and Turion X2 RM-70 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT-no data
EDB+no data
Secure Key+no data
MPX+no data
Identity Protection+no data
SGXYes with Intel® MEno data
OS Guard+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-8705G and Turion X2 RM-70 are enumerated here.

VT-d+no data
VT-x+no data
EPT+no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core i7-8705G and Turion X2 RM-70. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4no data
Maximum memory size64 GBno data
Max memory channels2no data
Maximum memory bandwidth37.5 GB/sno data
ECC memory support-no data

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardIntel HD Graphics 630no data
Max video memory64 GBno data
Quick Sync Video+no data
Clear Video+no data
Clear Video HD+no data
Graphics max frequency1.1 GHzno data
InTru 3D+no data

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-8705G and Turion X2 RM-70 integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supported3no data
DVI+no data

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-8705G and Turion X2 RM-70 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

4K resolution support+no data
Max resolution over HDMI 1.44096 x 2160 @30Hzno data
Max resolution over eDP4096 x 2160 @60Hzno data
Max resolution over DisplayPort4096 x 2160 @60Hzno data

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i7-8705G and Turion X2 RM-70 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectX12no data
OpenGL4.4no data


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-8705G and Turion X2 RM-70.

PCIe version3.0no data
PCI Express lanes8no data

Synthetic benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

i7-8705G 6.16
Turion X2 RM-70 0.55

Core i7-8705G outperforms Turion X2 RM-70 by 1020% in our combined benchmark results.

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

Cinebench R10 is an ancient ray tracing benchmark for processors by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. Its single core version uses just one CPU thread to render a futuristic looking motorcycle.

Benchmark coverage: 20%

i7-8705G 6436
Turion X2 RM-70 1556

Core i7-8705G outperforms Turion X2 RM-70 by 314% in Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core.

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 10 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R10 using all the processor threads. Possible number of threads is limited by 16 in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

i7-8705G 23794
Turion X2 RM-70 3012

Core i7-8705G outperforms Turion X2 RM-70 by 690% in Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core.

wPrime 32

wPrime 32M is a math multi-thread processor test, which calculates square roots of first 32 million integer numbers. Its result is measured in seconds, so that the less is benchmark result, the faster the processor.

Benchmark coverage: 18%

i7-8705G 6.67
Turion X2 RM-70 44

Turion X2 RM-70 outperforms Core i7-8705G by 560% in wPrime 32.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance score 6.16 0.55
Recency 7 January 2018 3 June 2008
Boost clock speed 4100 2000
Base clock speed 3100 0
Chip lithography 14 nm 65 nm
Power consumption (TDP) 65 Watt 31 Watt

Based on the results of synthetic tests, our recommendation leans towards the Core i7-8705G due to its superior performance when compared to the Turion X2 RM-70 processor.

Should you still have questions on choice between Core i7-8705G and Turion X2 RM-70, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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