IntelBX80677I77700K
AMDYD130XBBAEBOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads
@4.2GHz Kaby Lake (2017)

4 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.5GHz Zen (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 163,881 user samples
156,289 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 87% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 87% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 17th / 1110
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
7,592 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 61% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 61% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 80th / 1110
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
99.3 % Much faster effective speed.
+31%
75.8 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
140 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+33%
105 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
486 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+24%
392 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
737 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+83%
403 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
154 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+34%
115 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
565 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+26%
449 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
812 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+79%
453 Pts
Market Share
Based on 9,332,833 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.45 % Hugely higher market share.
+842%
0.26 %
Value
Value For Money
101 % 109 % Slightly better value.
+8%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
117 % Much more popular.
+39%
84 %
Price
Price (score)
$278 $110 Much cheaper.
+61%
Age
Newest
17 Months 10 Months Much more recent.
+41%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts 65 Watts More energy efficient.
+29%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.2 GHz Faster base frequency.
+20%
3.5 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.5 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+22%
3.7 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
151 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+36%
111 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
157 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+31%
120 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
554 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+27%
436 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
586 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+24%
471 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
751 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+72%
436 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
858 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+81%
473 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake (2017) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 None
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The Core i7-7700K is Intel’s flagship Kaby Lake based CPU which is reported to have the same IPC as its predecessor, Skylake. Comparing the 7700K and 6700K shows that both average effective speed and peak overclocked speed are up by 7%. Most of the increase in average effective speed is explained by the 5% boost in base clocks from 4.0 to 4.2 GHz. The improved peak lab speed is attributable to a combination of better overclocking capacity and improvements in Intel’s speedshift technology which make the 7700K slightly more responsive. Kaby Lake also has marginally better HD 630 integrated graphics. The i7-7700K is priced similarly to the i7-6700K so for top end gaming and workstation builds, the 7700K is the clear choice for 2017. AMD’s Ryzen will release later this year so things could change at that time. [Jan '17 CPUPro]

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At a list price of just $129, the quad core, Ryzen 3 1300X is a great budget CPU. The Ryzen 3 series is based on AMD's powerful and energy efficient Zen core architecture as already featured in the mainstream Ryzen 5 series and performance Ryzen 7 series, both launched earlier this year. The 1300X is fully unlocked with a stock base clock speed of 3.5 GHz running up to 3.7 GHz for boost and has a TDP of 65W. The 1300X comes with AMD's Wraith Stealth cooler, but significantly, it is devoid of integrated graphics. Although this can be inexpensively rectified, it may be a stumbling block to those at the entry-level of the market. By comparison, Intel's dual core, four thread i3-7350K comes with 630 HD integrated graphics. In terms of effective speed, early benchmarks for the 1300X just pip the 7350K to the post but results in specific games will depend on the extent to which the game is able to use more than two processing cores simultaneously. The 1300X scores around 20% higher on quad-core tests whereas the 7350K scores 16% higher on single-core tests. The Ryzen 1300X has been released alongside the similar Ryzen 3 1200 which is also an unlocked quad-core with slightly lower base / boost clock speeds of 3.1 / 3.4 GHz and a slightly lower price of just $109. [Jul '17 CPUPro]

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