IntelBX80677I77700K
AMDFD8350FRHKBOX

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

8 Cores, 8 Threads @4.0GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q4 2012.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 319,232 user samples
193,414 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 81% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 81% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 1129
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
125,818 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 63% Base clock 4.9 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 50% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 50% Great: 63%
SPEED RANK: 263rd / 1129
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
96.2 % Much faster effective speed.
+72%
56 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
136 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+81%
75 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
469 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+71%
274 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
724 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+51%
481 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
153 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+83%
83.4 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
553 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+77%
313 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
811 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+46%
554 Pts
Market Share
Based on 11,526,866 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.31 % Much higher market share.
+71%
1.35 %
Value
Value For Money
89.3 % 90.6 % +1%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
133 % Hugely more popular.
+99%
67 %
Price
Price (score)
$355 $81 Much cheaper.
+77%
Age
Newest
21 Months Much more recent.
+71%
72 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts More energy efficient.
+27%
125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
32 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.2 GHz +5% 4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.5 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+7%
4.2 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
148 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+66%
89.3 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
157 Pts Hugely faster single-core fp speed.
+102%
77.9 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
532 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+58%
336 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
574 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+95%
295 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
745 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+32%
563 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
869 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+81%
481 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Piledriver
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 None
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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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In terms of raw single-core performance the flagship AMD FX-8350 is lagging behind intel's processor line-up by over two generations. The PassMark Single Thread scores for the i5-2500K vs the FX-8350 are 1863 to 1520 which shows that in terms of raw per-core processing the FX-8350 is lagging the two year old i5 by 23%. Where the AMD FX makes up is on multi-core performance, with a score of 9156 vs 6745, the AMD leads the Intel 2500K by 36% making it the far more capable multi-threaded server orientated performer. The AMD is also cheaper but significantly more power hungry which counts strongly against it as a sever proposition. The FX-8350 could be a good fit for specific server use cases but for general consumer use, which is single and dual core intensive, Intel's two year old i5-2500K delivers better performance. [May '13 CPUPro]

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