IntelBX80677I77700K
AMDYD180XBCAEWOF

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

8 Cores, 16 Threads
@3.6GHz Zen (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 65,559 user samples
60,271 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 89% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 89% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 6th / 968
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
5,288 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 80% Base clock 3.65 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 80% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 16th / 968
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
100 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+10%
91.1 % -10%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
140 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+26%
111 Pts -26%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
493 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+19%
415 Pts -19%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
745 Pts -66% 1239 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+66%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
155 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+29%
120 Pts -29%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
565 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+18%
477 Pts -18%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
825 Pts -64% 1354 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+64%
Market Share
Based on 4,691,116 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.25 % Hugely higher market share.
+804%
0.47 % -804%
Value
Value For Money
99.2 % Better value.
+25%
79.6 % -25%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
151 % Much more popular.
+59%
95 % -59%
Price
Price (score)
$300 Cheaper.
+28%
$418 -28%
Age
Newest
7 Months -29% 5 Months More recent.
+29%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts +4% 95 Watts -4%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores -100% 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads -100% 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 0% 14 nm 0%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.2 GHz Faster base frequency.
+17%
3.6 GHz -17%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.5 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+12%
4 GHz -12%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
150 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+28%
117 Pts -28%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
159 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+28%
124 Pts -28%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
548 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+19%
462 Pts -19%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
586 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+19%
492 Pts -19%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
765 Pts -74% 1334 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+74%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
872 Pts -56% 1357 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+56%
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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The Ryzen 7 1800X is AMD's flagship Ryzen CPU. Clocked at 3.6 GHz with a turbo frequency of 4.0 GHz (stock) this chip offers a staggering level of multi-core performance. Comparing the 1800X with the Intel i7-6850K shows that the 1800X delivers 25% more multi-core throughput than its more expensive counterpart. Historically AMD's CPU architecture has had a much lower IPC than Intel's and consequently Intel have dominated the CPU market since 2009. Comparing IPC between Intel's Kaby Lake and Ryzen shows a maximum gap of just 9%. A very welcome shake-up of the CPU market will unfold as the remaining Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 3 models are rolled out. For now the 1800X offers workstation users similar processing power to a $1,000 i7-6900K at half the price. [Mar '17 CPUPro]

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