Average Bench: 100% (1st of 956)

Based on 18,769 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000906E9, BFEBFBFF000506E3 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700K CPU @ 4.20GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700K CPU @ 4.50GHz

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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Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i7-7700K averaged 0.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-7700K near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 144Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 698Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7700K is 25.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-7700K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 136Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 755Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,769 samples)
Min Avg Max
124 SC Int 136 151
129 SC Float 144 159
127 SC Mixed 140 155
112% 140 Pts
Min Avg Max
405 QC Int 477 558
433 QC Float 510 583
420 QC Mixed 494 565
112% 493 Pts
Min Avg Max
623 MC Int 698 774
714 MC Float 794 882
680 MC Mixed 755 840
112% 749 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 144
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 143
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 471
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 469
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 709
MC Float 806
MC Mixed 780
114% 765 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 139
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 530
QC Float 537
QC Mixed 453
115% 507 Pts
MC Int 713
MC Float 815
MC Mixed 778
115% 769 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 453
107% 473 Pts
MC Int 702
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 756
112% 749 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 132
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 119
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 461
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 570
MC Float 602
MC Mixed 436
80% 536 Pts
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Typical Core i7-7700K Builds (Compare 1,566 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 110%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 75%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX HERO - $215

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,319

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-7700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.50 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi7-7700K
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$339.00 - $350.00
Clock Speed4.20 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.50 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP91 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015D (130W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

7th generation Kaby Lake processor....

Added 6 months ago.

Poor

6 hrs ago.

The i7-7700k has quality issues with the internal heat spreader (once again Intel) which makes it run really hot. Breaking it up and replacing the interface material drops temperatures by 10-20°C. All that so Intel can save a few cents per CPU. Unacceptable.k


Good

3 months ago.


Good

6 hrs ago.

Good one :) only not better as 6700k


Poor

10 hrs ago.

GOOOOD


Poor

13 hrs ago.

only 27% better than my current 4700k?


Average

1 month ago.

1-this site rank is 100% wrong .... for cpu totall power (you will see after buy)See mulicore MC float of 7700 , ryzen , ryzen=200% , + 90% powerfull than 7700 CPU POWER =check only MC (multicore) only check cpu MC 2-Game 80% work with graphic card ,only 20% proccess on cpu , games cant show cpu real power!!!!!!, Games use max 2core ,4threat in cpu's(not all core and power) but ,but after games update in future (to use all core), ryzen will win hard 7700!!!!!!!!!!!!!?.......(why 7700 can win 2000$ , 10 core powerfull , i7-6950x ,in games why?????find benchs) true cpu speed and power rank is below link(user feel after buy) this rank 100% is true real fact https://www.futuremark.com/hardware/cpu


Above average

18 days ago.

I want it, But i am not sure if i can wait for it XD


Very good

6 months ago.

Nice increase in performance, though not enough to make me buy one to replace my 6700K.


Good

4 months ago.

I would like to see how high of a stable overclock these can get. I would also like future processors to not have an integrated GPU so we can instead get more cores or higher clock speeds if possible. I never use the integrated GPU on these.


Outstanding

2 months ago.

Love it, I know I gave it a high score but I am coming from an AMD FX 6300


Excellent

1 month ago.

I am gonna buy that .........


Outstanding

3 days ago.

This is one of the ,if not the best cpu for gaming ,so 10/10 from me.


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