IntelBX80677I77700K
AMD100-100000022BOX

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

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.8GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
270 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+16%
233 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
108 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+7%
101 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
134 EFps +2% 131 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
125 EFps Slightly Better PUBG EFps.
+5%
119 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
145 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+11%
131 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 774,128 user samples
515,807 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 72% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 72% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 72nd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
258,321 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 99th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
87 % +3% 84.3 %
14 Nov19|PCGamer
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X review
3 % Hitm2 0%, FarC5 9%, StrangeB 2%, TWarW2 1%, SotTR 1%, ACO 0%, MetroEx 4%, MESoW 7%, Divis2 2%
30 Oct19|Gamers Nexus
Intel i9-9900KS Review: Overclocki...
4 % Hitm2 4%, F118 4%, GTAV 5%, SotTR 2%
10 Mar21|HardwareLUXX
Processor non grata: Rocket Lake-S...
13 % BFV 3%, SotTR 12%, MetroEx 26%, Divis2 12%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
91.2 Pts Lower memory latency.
+17%
77.8 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
132 Pts 134 Pts +2%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
253 Pts 262 Pts +4%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
447 Pts 488 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+9%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
672 Pts 811 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+21%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96.9 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+12%
86.9 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
148 Pts +4% 142 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
289 Pts +3% 281 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
532 Pts 544 Pts +2%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
774 Pts 880 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+14%
Market Share
Based on 46,364,023 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.93 % Slightly higher market share.
+8%
0.86 %
Value
Value For Money
79.9 % 81.1 % +2%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
81 % More popular.
+16%
70 %
Price
Price (score)
$379 $320 Cheaper.
+16%
Age
Newest
56 Months 26 Months Much more recent.
+54%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts +4% 95 Watts
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.
+11%
3.8 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.5 GHz +2% 4.4 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
774 Pts 1134 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+47%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
680 Pts 1059 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+56%
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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Early Q3 of 2019 sees the release of the new Ryzen 5 3600X: a hex-core, 12-thread processor. AMD are releasing five new CPUs based on their latest Zen 2 microarchitecture which delivers approximately 13% better IPC than the previous 12nm Zen+. For workstation builds the 3600X is viable, however, the $200 USD Ryzen 5 3600 represents a far better value proposition. The additional $40 USD for the 3600X basically buys a better cooler (Spire vs Stealth). This allows for an extra 200 MHz of extra base and boost clock: 3.8 / 4.4 GHz on the 3600X vs 3.6 / 4.2 GHz on the 3600, this translates to approximately 2% higher overclocked performance for 20% more money. Neither of the stock coolers on the 3600 or 3600X are as effective as a $20 USD aftermarket cooler such as the Gammaxx 400. The 3600 with a Gammaxx 400 outperforms the 3600X with a Spire cooler and when both use a Gammaxx 400 they are more or less identical. The 3600X SKU is basically a marketing gimmick designed to milk unsuspecting consumers. Comparing the 3600X to Intel’s overclocked flagship i5-9600K shows that although the 3600X has 29% faster 64-core speed, it is around 11% worse for gaming (sub eight core performance). Additionally, the 3600X's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which can also impact gaming. The arrival of Zen 2 marks the end of the "Sandy Bridge (i5-2500K)" era, Intel can no longer rely exclusively on their single-core advantage to dominate the market, they must also compete on price. [Jul '19 CPUPro]

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