IntelBX80677I77700K
IntelBX80662I76700K

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

4 Cores, 8 Threads @4.0GHz, Skylake.
Release date: Q3 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,088,000 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: 73rd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
572,193 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 115th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
87 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
82.8 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
91.2 Pts +3% 88.7 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
132 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+8%
122 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
253 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+8%
234 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
447 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+8%
415 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
672 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+8%
623 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96.9 Pts +1% 96.3 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
148 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+6%
140 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
289 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+6%
273 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
532 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+6%
504 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
774 Pts +5% 738 Pts
Market Share
Based on 46,498,449 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.92 % +1% 0.91 %
Value
Value For Money
79.9 % +0% 79.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
81 % Slightly more popular.
+5%
77 %
Price
Price (score)
$379 $319 Cheaper.
+16%
Age
Newest
56 Months More recent.
+23%
73 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts 91 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 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
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
774 Pts +5% 739 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
680 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+8%
630 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Skylake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 HD 530
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'17 Q3'15
Cache
Cache
8 MB 8 MB SmartCache
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
4.50 GHz 4.2 GHz
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 630 Intel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350.00 MHz 350 MHz

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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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The Core i7-6700K is Intel's latest "Skylake" flagship processor. It replaces the hugely successful i7-4790K and takes the crown as the fastest mainstream consumer CPU available. Comparing performance and specs between the 4790K and 6700K shows that the configuration is largely unchanged (same base clocks, cores, threads) but the improved manufacturing process (14nm) brings a small reduction in TDP and a performance improvement of 8%; almost exactly the same jump as between the Ivy Bridge 3770K and Haswell 4770K. Owners of any unlocked-K Intel CPU from Sandy Bridge or onwards still have no real reason to upgrade as the performance improvements are largely academic but the i7-6700K will be the CPU of choice for the vast majority of top end PC builds in 2015. [Aug '15 CPUPro]

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