IntelBX80677I77700K
IntelBX80684I59400

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

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6 Cores, 6 Threads @2.90 GHz, 65 W.
Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 347,739 user samples
345,135 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 73% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 40th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
2,604 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 1.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 51st / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
86.9 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
82.5 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
135 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+12%
121 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
262 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+10%
238 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
464 Pts 465 Pts +0%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
690 Pts +4% 662 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
153 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+21%
126 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
301 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+21%
249 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
550 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+12%
490 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
798 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+12%
714 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,641,434 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.46 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,227%
0.11 %
Value
Value For Money
79.8 % 90.3 % Slightly better value.
+13%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
139 % Hugely more popular.
+132%
60 %
Price
Price (score)
$378 $200 Much cheaper.
+47%
Age
Newest
35 Months 9+ Months Much more recent.
+74%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
802 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+12%
717 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
701 Pts +5% 668 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'17 Q1'19
Cache
Cache
8 MB 9 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015D (130W) PCG 2015C (65W)
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 128 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR4-2666
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 630 Intel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350.00 MHz 350 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.15 GHz 1.05 GHz
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
Yes No

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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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Already not the best choice, and Ryzen 3rd gen is coming out soon. [Jul '19 GamingEliot]

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