IntelBX80677I77700K
IntelBX80677I57600K

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 80,877 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
20,606 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% Base clock 3.8 GHz
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 13th / 968
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
100 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
94.2 % -6%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
140 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+9%
129 Pts -9%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
493 Pts +1% 489 Pts -1%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
745 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+48%
504 Pts -48%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
155 Pts +3% 150 Pts -3%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
565 Pts -3% 583 Pts +3%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
825 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+40%
591 Pts -40%
Market Share
Based on 4,697,868 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.25 % Hugely higher market share.
+176%
1.54 % -176%
Value
Value For Money
99.2 % -7% 106 % Slightly better value.
+7%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
150 % More popular.
+26%
119 % -26%
Price
Price (score)
$300 -29% $212 Cheaper.
+29%
Age
Newest
7 Months 0% 7 Months 0%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts 0% 91 Watts 0%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 0% 4 cores 0%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
4 threads -100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 0% 14 nm 0%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.2 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+11%
3.8 GHz -11%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.5 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+7%
4.2 GHz -7%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
150 Pts +4% 144 Pts -4%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
159 Pts +2% 156 Pts -2%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
548 Pts -3% 566 Pts +3%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
586 Pts -4% 607 Pts +4%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
765 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+34%
569 Pts -34%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
872 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+41%
617 Pts -41%
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake (2017) Kaby Lake (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 HD 630
Cache
Cache
8 MB 6 MB
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$339.00 - $350.00 $242.00 - $243.00
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015D (130W) PCG 2015C (65W)

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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 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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Intel Core i7-7700K $300Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $99
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