IntelBX80677I57600K
IntelBX80677I77700K

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.8GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

4 Cores, 8 Threads @4.2GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 296,158 user samples
72,451 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 40th / 1144
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
223,707 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 30th / 1144
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
91 % 95.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
128 Pts 136 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
468 Pts +0% 467 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
478 Pts 720 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+51%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
149 Pts 151 Pts +1%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
571 Pts +2% 560 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
578 Pts 804 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+39%
Market Share
Based on 12,921,817 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.8 % 2 % Hugely higher market share.
+150%
Value
Value For Money
96.3 % Slightly better value.
+8%
89.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
98 % 130 % Much more popular.
+33%
Price
Price (score)
$251 Cheaper.
+28%
$350
Age
Newest
23 Months 23 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts 91 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.8 GHz 4.2 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+11%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 4.5 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+7%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
144 Pts 147 Pts +2%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
157 Pts +1% 156 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
541 Pts +1% 538 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
615 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+8%
572 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
549 Pts 739 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+35%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
615 Pts 859 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+40%
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 HD 630
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Kaby Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1151
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Kaby Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 HD 630
Cache
Cache
6 MB 8 MB
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$242.00 - $243.00 $339.00 - $350.00
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015C (65W) PCG 2015D (130W)

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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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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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