IntelBX80677I57600K
AMDYD270XBGAFBOX

4 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.8GHz Kaby Lake (2017)

8 Cores, 16 Threads
@3.7GHz Zen+ (2018)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 69,461 user samples
59,419 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 30th / 1117
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
10,042 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 86% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 86% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 17th / 1117
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
91.1 % 98.5 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
127 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+7%
119 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
470 Pts +3% 457 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
484 Pts 1289 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+166%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
147 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+17%
126 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
568 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+15%
494 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
568 Pts 1398 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+146%
Market Share
Based on 9,728,744 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.89 % 0.99 % Slightly higher market share.
+11%
Value
Value For Money
99.7 % +1% 98.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
86 % 87 % +1%
Price
Price (score)
$229 Cheaper.
+21%
$290
Age
Newest
18 Months 2 Months Hugely more recent.
+89%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+13%
105 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+300%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 12 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+14%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.8 GHz +3% 3.7 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 4.3 GHz +2%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
142 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+16%
122 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
154 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+18%
131 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
549 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+16%
475 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
599 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+17%
514 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
549 Pts 1354 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+147%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
601 Pts 1409 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+134%
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 None
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake (2017) Zen+ (2018)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake (2017) Zen+ (2018)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 None
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The i5-7600K targets high end gamers, it sits just behind the flagship i7-7700K in Intel’s Kaby Lake lineup. The 7600K will likely be the most popular gaming CPU of 2017 (some competition from AMD’s upcoming Zen/Ryzen CPUs, would be very welcome). Comparing the 7600K and 6600K shows that the two processors are very closely matched and comparing the 7600K vs the hyper-threaded 7700K highlights the relative strength of the 7700K for workstation performance. There are no significant architectural differences between Kaby Lake and Skylake so, when fully overclocked, the two generations should perform similarly but Kaby Lake offers faster base clocks, improved speed shift technology which helps CPU responsiveness, and better integrated graphics[Jan '17 CPUPro]

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The 8 core, 16 thread 2700X is AMD’s second generation Ryzen 7 flagship following in the wake of the Ryzen 7 1800X which continues to offer excellent multi-core value for money. This new Pinnacle Ridge processor features the Zen+ architecture with 12nm lithography compared to 14nm previously. Whilst there is no increase in the number of cores, the stock base / boost clocks appear to have received a bump up to 3.7 / 4.3 GHz from 3.6 / 4.0 GHz. The 2700X is compatible with both the new 400 series and 300 series of motherboards. Early benchmarks indicate that the 2700X has a slightly greater effective speed than the 1800X, although further benchmarks are necessary to quantify this. The expected launch price of $329 includes a Wraith Prism cooler and is in the same price bracket as the 1800X and Intel’s Coffee Lake i7-8700K. Whilst the 6 core, 12 thread 8700K beats the 2700X in single and quad core performance by about 10%, the 2700X wins on multi-core workloads. PC gaming and desktop performance is generally governed by four or less cores but the 2700X offers unbeatable value for money for workstation users. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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