IntelBX80677I77700K
IntelBX80662I76700K

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

4 Cores, 8 Threads
@4.0GHz Skylake (2015)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 157,514 user samples
44,631 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 90% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 0.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 90% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 3rd / 961
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
112,883 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 11th / 961
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
100 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+10%
91.3 % -10%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
139 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+9%
128 Pts -9%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
493 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+10%
447 Pts -10%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
744 Pts Slightly faster multi-core speed.
+8%
686 Pts -8%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
154 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+7%
144 Pts -7%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
568 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+7%
529 Pts -7%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
825 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+6%
779 Pts -6%
Market Share
Based on 4,134,475 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.14 % Much higher market share.
+43%
2.9 % -43%
Value
Value For Money
97.9 % Slightly better value.
+10%
88.7 % -10%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
141 % Much more popular.
+45%
97 % -45%
Price
Price (score)
$309 +2% $315 -2%
Age
Newest
5 Months Much more recent.
+77%
22 Months -77%
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 0% 8 threads 0%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 0% 14 nm 0%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.2 GHz +5% 4 GHz -5%
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 Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+6%
141 Pts -6%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
159 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+7%
148 Pts -7%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
552 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+7%
514 Pts -7%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
593 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+8%
549 Pts -8%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
763 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+6%
719 Pts -6%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
872 Pts Slightly faster multi-core fp speed.
+7%
816 Pts -7%
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake (2017) Skylake (2015)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 HD 530
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'17 Q3'15
Cache
Cache
8 MB 8 MB SmartCache
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 630 Intel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350.00 MHz 350 MHz

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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 Core i7-6700K is Intel's latest "Skylake" flagship processor. It replaces the hugely successful i7-4790K and takes the crown as the fastest mainstream consumer CPU available. Comparing performance and specs between the 4790K and 6700K shows that the configuration is largely unchanged (same base clocks, cores, threads) but the improved manufacturing process (14nm) brings a small reduction in TDP and a performance improvement of 8%; almost exactly the same jump as between the Ivy Bridge 3770K and Haswell 4770K. Owners of any unlocked-K Intel CPU from Sandy Bridge or onwards still have no real reason to upgrade as the performance improvements are largely academic but the i7-6700K will be the CPU of choice for the vast majority of top end PC builds in 2015. [Aug '15 CPUPro]

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