IntelBX80677I77700K
AMDYD1400BBAEBOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads @4.2GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.2GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 206,599 user samples
191,868 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 81% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 81% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 1128
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
14,731 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 81% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 55% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 55% Great: 81%
SPEED RANK: 165th / 1128
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
95.8 % Much faster effective speed.
+43%
67.2 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
136 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+45%
94 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
466 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+43%
327 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
724 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+37%
527 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+38%
110 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
554 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+37%
404 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
811 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
+29%
627 Pts
Market Share
Based on 10,957,382 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.84 % Hugely higher market share.
+475%
0.32 %
Value
Value For Money
91.6 % +2% 89.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
132 % Much more popular.
+61%
82 %
Price
Price (score)
$329 $135 Much cheaper.
+59%
Age
Newest
20 Months 17 Months More recent.
+15%
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 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.2 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+31%
3.2 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.5 GHz Much faster turbo frequency.
+32%
3.4 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
148 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+38%
107 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
157 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+35%
116 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
542 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+39%
389 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
583 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+39%
419 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
744 Pts Faster multi-core int speed.
+23%
607 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
856 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+35%
632 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Zen
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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The Ryzen 5 1400 is the entry-level chip from AMD's latest Ryzen 5 series which is aimed at the mainstream market. The 1400 is a budget quad core, 8 threaded CPU with base/boost clocks of 3.2/3.4 GHz. Like most the other non-X Ryzen CPUs the 1400 comes with a decent cooler included in the box (Wraith Stealth in this case). Modestly priced at $169 the 1400 is in direct competition with Intel's recent Kaby Lake dual core, four threaded i3-7350k which runs at a base clock of 4.2GHz. The 1400's 8 threads allow a near 40% lead in multi-core processing, but for single-core tasks the 7350K is 45% faster. The Ryzen 5 1500X commands a $20 premium and offers a 25% increase in effective speed over the 1400. Although the 1400 only has a base clock of 3.2 GHz it should more or less match the 1500X when overclocked. Provided it is overclocked, the 1400 joins the other non-X Ryzen models in offering the best bang for your buck. Users not keen on overclocking would probably do better to consider the 1500X at this price point. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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