The Intel Atom x7-Z8700 is the fastest part of the Atom Cherry Trail tablet processor family, but still only an entry-level PC processor.
Intel Atom x7-Z8700 PassMark CPU Benchmark
However, performance-per-Watt ratio is incredibly good. This quad-core chip consumes only 2 Watts and outperforms in terms of raw CPU power many other budget chips with far greater power consumption, as well as the fastest Atom models from the previous-generation Bay Trail family. The Intel Atom x7-Z8700 is able to satisfy most PC users when it comes to the routine daily tasks, like surfing the web, working in Microsoft Office applications, multimedia playback, or playing non-demanding games like Minecraft, Counter Strike, or League of Legends on low-resolution / low-detail settings. The CPU’s great thermal characteristics enable its use in very thin tablets without cooling fans. No wonder it’s utilized in one of the most popular Windows computers – the Microsoft Surface 3.
If you want to see the x7-Z8700 in action, check out the video below.