Average Bench: 99.7% (17th of 1100)

more Based on 156,048 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000906E9, 0F8BFBFF000906E9, , 0000000000000000, 1FABFBFF000906E9, BFEBFBFF000506E3, 0FABFBFF000906E9, BFEBFBFF0001067A, 178BFBFF00600F20, 1F8BFBFF000906E9 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700K CPU @ 4.20GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700k @ 4.00GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700K CPU @ 4.50GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 7700K CPU @ 4.20GHz

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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Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i7-7700K averaged just 0.3% lower 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 143Pts
Quad Core Floating Point Speed 505Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7700K is 25.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-7700K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 741Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 784Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 156,048 samples)
Min Avg Max
123 SC Int 137 152
130 SC Float 143 159
125 SC Mixed 140 155
112% 140 Pts
Min Avg Max
395 QC Int 472 548
428 QC Float 505 581
413 QC Mixed 489 566
111% 489 Pts
Min Avg Max
599 MC Int 682 761
692 MC Float 784 873
658 MC Mixed 741 826
110% 736 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 5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 154
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 560
QC Float 578
QC Mixed 571
129% 569 Pts
MC Int 771
MC Float 884
MC Mixed 837
124% 831 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 142
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 526
QC Mixed 529
118% 519 Pts
MC Int 717
MC Float 811
MC Mixed 773
115% 767 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 153
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 156
124% 156 Pts
QC Int 516
QC Float 526
QC Mixed 504
117% 516 Pts
MC Int 741
MC Float 867
MC Mixed 742
117% 783 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 486
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 525
118% 519 Pts
MC Int 698
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 756
112% 750 Pts
CPUSocket, 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
112% 141 Pts
QC Int 507
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 518
118% 519 Pts
MC Int 698
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 758
112% 751 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 144
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 146
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 524
QC Mixed 492
112% 492 Pts
MC Int 706
MC Float 829
MC Mixed 776
115% 770 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 138
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 474
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 470
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 690
MC Float 788
MC Mixed 751
111% 743 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 138
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 141
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 455
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 695
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 763
112% 751 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 132
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 440
QC Float 481
QC Mixed 456
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 677
MC Float 772
MC Mixed 713
108% 721 Pts
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 Prices

Approx. $360 @ launch in Jan '17
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $260

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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 18 months ago.

Excellent (edit your comment) Add link

17 hrs ago.

Its cheap and stupidly powerful. More so than the i7 8700k. Be sure to buy a water cooler for it though.


Excellent

11 days ago.

DIS IS ABADCPUM8OMGHWAIUMAKWTHECPUIT@SIKFKUJSHFOITSOLD


Excellent

21 days ago.

Hypee!


Terrible

18 hrs ago.

go with an 8th gen i5 for the price..


Excellent

1 day ago.

j


Average

2 days ago.

rtertet


Excellent

2 days ago.

Best


Good

9 days ago.

gg


Terrible

18 hrs ago.

When i use turbo it goes up to 4942 mhz


Excellent

21 days ago.

For games like Arma 3 best CPU


Poor

12 days ago.

I have this processor surprisingly fast performing cpu and i can't replace my desktop pc to any laptop i have owned.


Good

2 months ago.

Set it up to 5ghz and it's the faster responsive cpu you'll work with. Even multi-threaded tasks get a boost of around 20%. Excellent CPU for the price. Runs hot, so get a good cooler. Had a CM 212 evo and it was just fin but 5GHZ asks for a bit more cooling to keep temperatures under 72C


Terrible

19 hrs ago.

bad


Good

15 months ago.


Good

3 days ago.

liked


Good

6 days ago.

better


Good

1 month ago.

overheating!!! very very bad cpu


Excellent

5 days ago.

super


Good

4 months ago.

only 27% better than my current 4700k?


Excellent

9 months ago.

with cooler master liqud pro 240 good!


Terrible

7 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

8 months ago.

The best Intel CPU at the moment.


Good

9 days ago.

Yep pretty much sums it up! Love it!


Terrible

1 month ago.

High price! and motherboard in-compatibility.


Excellent

9 months ago.

Best intel cpu, blows away all competition


Poor

5 months ago.

coffelake


Terrible

8 months ago.

it is not for 4k


Average

13 months 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

12 months ago.

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


Very good

18 months ago.

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


Poor

8 months ago.

CPU Running too hot (80-90 c) even on liquid cooling. if you delid your processor, you will lose the warranty.


Excellent

9 months ago.

Best CPU I have used to date. Matched with a 1080TI and a Samsung 960 Eveo M.2 it crushes every game I have played at 1440p and 144hz. and is the fastest computer I have ever built.


Good

16 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.


Excellent

8 months ago.

It's the daddy of gaming CPU's, the Honda FireBlade or Focus RS bringing power to the people at a premium but acceptable price for those that require a top end experience. This is the CPU all others a measured against, the benchmark...


Excellent

6 months ago.

A perfect CPU for gaming.


Terrible

6 months ago.

I hate it for ryzen 1600 and 1600x win in perfomance in multicore for lower price.


Excellent

1 month ago.


Excellent

7 months ago.

This is what I also use. It's been proving worthy thus far.


Excellent

1 month ago.

Very stable and fast CPU. Can run any game you desire.


Average

22 hrs ago.

Fast, but soo hot!


Outstanding

14 months ago.

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


Excellent

14 months ago.

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


Outstanding

12 months ago.

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


Average

11 months ago.

It's about price/performance ryzens are definitely better


Excellent

8 months ago.

Best upgrade I could have ever gotten!


Excellent

8 months ago.

Amazing cpu,


Excellent

7 months ago.

It's just amazing. & it consumed overclocking normally


Terrible

1 month ago.

price too high


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