Average Bench: 107% (2nd of 1316)

Based on 5,884 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000A0671 Model: 11th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-11700K @ 3.60GHz

The i7-11700K is the second fastest CPU in Intel’s 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S lineup which brings higher IPC (early samples indicate +19%) and 50% stronger integrated graphics. There are also 500 series chipset improvements including: 20 PCIe4 CPU lanes (up from 16) and USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20 Gbps up from 10 Gbps). Rocket Lake’s IPC uplift translates to around a 10% faster Effective Speed than both Intel's 10th Gen and AMD’s 5000 series. Despite Intel’s performance lead, AMD continues to outsell Intel. Given the scale of Intel's operation, it’s inexplicable that their marketing remains so neglected. Little effort is made to counter widespread disinformation such as: “it uses too much electricity” or the classic: “it needs more cores”. Intel’s marketing samples are routinely distributed to reviewers that appear better incentivized to bury Intel's products rather than review them. Not enabling XMP or only testing with BIOS power limits enabled is akin to leaving the handbrake on during a race. Mind-numbing “scientific” and rendering benchmarks are presented as gospel. Different games, mostly unplayed by real users, are cherry picked for each “review”. When it's convenient, canned game benchmarks are chosen such as Ulletical’s CSGO which runs at nearly double the in-game fps. Credible benchmark data, which necessarily includes replicable video footage from popular games, is the exception rather than the rule. At every release, AMD’s marketers coordinate narratives to ensure another feast of blue blubber. Nonetheless, towards the end of 2021, Intel’s Golden Cove is due to offer an additional 20-30% performance increase. At that time, with a net 30-40% performance lead, Intel will probably regain significant market share despite AMD's class-leading marketing. In the meantime, most PC gamers need look no further than the 11400F. [Feb '21 CPUPro]

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i7-11700K averaged 6.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-11700K near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 180Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 357Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-11700K is 21.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-11700K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 87Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,684Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,884 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.6 Memory 87 95.6
162 1-Core 180 189
313 2-Core 357 380
113% 208 Pts
Min Avg Max
582 4-Core 678 739
1,044 8-Core 1,208 1,393
118% 943 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,496 64-Core 1,684 1,802
113% 1,684 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 95
1-Core 184
2-Core 370
118% 217 Pts
4-Core 738
8-Core 1391
132% 1,065 Pts
64-Core 1,826
123% 1,826 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.4
1-Core 179
2-Core 361
116% 212 Pts
4-Core 715
8-Core 1,384
130% 1,049 Pts
64-Core 1724
116% 1724 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.1
1-Core 184
2-Core 365
110% 207 Pts
4-Core 697
8-Core 1,161
117% 929 Pts
64-Core 1,703
114% 1,703 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,036,891 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $400 @ launch in Feb '21
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Gaming
Gaming 213%
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Desktop 110%
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Workstation
Workstation 217%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING Z590-PLUS WIFI

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $1,290

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 Comments

11th generation Rocket Lake processor...

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DONT MAKE MY RYZEN 5900X ALREADY SEEM BAD—Mar '21

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AMD's choombas want to talk about power efficiency, on desktop—Mar '21


Good

13 hrs ago.

BEST CPU EVER!!! it is running better as my Ryzen 7 5800x


Excellent

1 month ago.

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Userbenchmark should sue AMD for defamation.—Mar '21


Excellent

20 days ago.

Bought it recently, running it with a 3070- Runs all games on max settings perfectly

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thats amazing preformance! hyped!—Mar '21


Good

3 months ago.


Excellent

3 months ago.

this cpu is very fast but has very bad speeds of hyperthreading


Good

3 months ago.

Oh, sometimes I get a good feeling, yeah Get a feeling that I never, never Never, never had before, no, no I get a good feeling, yeah


Poor

2 months ago.

buy this instead of a 11900k


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