IntelBX80677I77700K
AMD100-100000031BOX
$200

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

 $200 

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q2 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 285,419 user samples
285,415 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 1159
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
4 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 98% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 98% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 25th / 1159
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
95.5 % 105 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+10%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
135 Pts +5% 129 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
467 Pts 517 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+11%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
705 Pts 1063 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+51%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
150 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+10%
136 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
551 Pts +4% 531 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
798 Pts 1105 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+38%
Market Share
Based on 17,689,673 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.68 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
Value
Value For Money
88.3 % 121 % Much better value.
+37%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
133 % Much more popular.
+77%
75 %
Price
Price (score)
$359 $200 Much cheaper.
+44%
Age
Newest
29 Months 0 Months Hugely more recent.
+100%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts 65 Watts More energy efficient.
+29%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.2 GHz Faster base frequency.
+17%
3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.5 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+7%
4.2 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
146 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+17%
125 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
157 Pts Slightly faster single-core fp speed.
+6%
148 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
536 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+9%
493 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
573 Pts 587 Pts +2%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
727 Pts 1044 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+44%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
852 Pts 1089 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
+28%
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
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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AMD’s Ryzen 5 3600 is one of five new processors based on the latest Zen 2 7nm microarchitecture. Although the 3600 is at the bottom of the 3000 line-up, it is no less innocuous to the competition. This 6-core, 12-threaded processor is expected to be priced at 199 USD and succeeds the Zen+ Ryzen 5 2600 improving upon it by 20% in terms of effective speed. In fact the 3600 base and boost clocks of 3.6 Ghz and 4.2 GHz respectively, match the previous generation hex-core Ryzen 5 2600X and therefore indicate an 11% clock for clock improvement over the previous generation. At this price point, the Ryzen 5 3600 only has to compete with Intel’s 6-core i5-9400. Whilst single and quad core speeds are comparable, AMD continues to excel at multi-core performance, with early benchmarks showing a 63% multi core advantage over the 9400. If that was not enough to tempt Intel loyalists to defect, the Ryzen 3000 processors all include coolers and although they will be launched alongside the new mainstream X570 chipset (which is PCIe 4.0 enabled), they are backwards compatible with 400 and even the 300 series motherboards. [Jun '19 CPUPro]

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