IntelBX80677I77700K
AMD100-100000031BOX

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

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6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 322,786 user samples
301,145 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 39th / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
21,641 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% Base clock 4.35 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 21st / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
83.3 % 88.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
136 Pts +4% 131 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
264 Pts +2% 258 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
468 Pts 501 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
695 Pts 815 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+17%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
704 Pts 1050 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+49%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
150 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+10%
136 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
297 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+10%
271 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
554 Pts +3% 537 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
787 Pts 880 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+12%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
790 Pts 1119 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+42%
Market Share
Based on 19,453,375 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.45 % 2.74 % Hugely higher market share.
+89%
Value
Value For Money
80.9 % 97.5 % Better value.
+21%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
106 % 133 % More popular.
+25%
Price
Price (score)
$310 $198 Much cheaper.
+36%
Age
Newest
31 Months 1 Months Hugely more recent.
+97%
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
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. This 6-core, 12-threaded processor is priced at $199 USD and succeeds the Zen+ Ryzen 5 2600 improving upon it by 18% in terms of average effective speed and 12% in terms of overclocked performance. The 3600's base / boost clocks of 3.6 / 4.2 GHz match the previous gen hex-core Ryzen 5 2600X and therefore indicate an 11% clock for clock (IPC) improvement over the previous generation. The Ryzen 5 3600 is in competition with Intel’s hex-core i5-9600K. AMD continues to push the multi-core performance envelope: benchmarks show that the 3600 has a 27% overclocked 64-core advantage over the 9600K but that the i5-9600K leads by 14% on single, quad and hex core workloads which translates to 14% higher fps for gamers. 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. At $198 USD, the 3600 offers reasonable value for workstation users. [Jun '19 CPUPro]

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Intel Core i5-9400F $143AMD RX 580 $172Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
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