Intel i7-8750H vs i7-7700HQ – Laptop CPU Comparison and Benchmarks

Should you buy a laptop with the older i7-7700HQ, or newer i7-8750H CPU? I’ve tested 12 different games at all setting levels, as well as a number of applications such as Adobe Premiere to find out what the difference in performance between these two CPUs is.

I’ll compare both single core and multi core performance, showing you where the two extra CPU cores of the 8750H make a difference and help you decide if it’s worth buying in your next laptop.

Check pricing of laptops with these CPUs:
i7-7700HQ Laptops:
i7-8750H Laptops:

Games Tested:
Rainbow Six Siege
Dota 2
Assassin’s Creed Origins
Far Cry 5
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Watch Dogs 2
Ghost Recon
The Witcher 3
Shadow of War

Applications Tested:
Adobe Premiere CC 2018
Cinebench R15
7-Zip 18.05 (compression/decompression)
VeraCrypt 1.23 (AES encryption/decryption)
Handbrake 1.1.2 (transcode 4K to 1080p, and 1080p to 720p)
Geekbench 4.3
Corona 1.3

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