Average Bench: 101% (29th of 1369)

Based on 58,946 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 1.4% 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 Speed 167Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 615Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-11700K is 20.7%. 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 88.1Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 1,074Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 58,946 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.5 Memory 88.1 95.8
143 1-Core 167 177
276 2-Core 321 350
104% 192 Pts
Min Avg Max
537 4-Core 615 679
924 8-Core 1,074 1,211
102% 844 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,397 64-Core 1,596 1,728
98.8% 1,596 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.4
1-Core 172
2-Core 346
110% 204 Pts
4-Core 665
8-Core 1,118
108% 891 Pts
64-Core 1,587
98% 1,587 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 173
2-Core 317
103% 191 Pts
4-Core 667
8-Core 1,004
104% 836 Pts
64-Core 1,608
100% 1,608 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.3
1-Core 168
2-Core 338
103% 196 Pts
4-Core 655
8-Core 1,159
109% 907 Pts
64-Core 1,586
98% 1,586 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.5
1-Core 150
2-Core 272
95% 170 Pts
4-Core 601
8-Core 1,027
99% 814 Pts
64-Core 1,509
93% 1,509 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.5
1-Core 172
2-Core 340
104% 197 Pts
4-Core 583
8-Core 1,022
97% 803 Pts
64-Core 1,598
99% 1,598 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,941,179 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $400 @ launch in Feb '21
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Typical Core i7-11700K Builds (Compare 6,829 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 205%
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Desktop
Desktop 106%
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Workstation
Workstation 207%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING Z590-PLUS WIFI

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,217

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 Comments

11th generation Rocket Lake processor...

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2 days ago.

userbenchmark are great - they cut clean through marketing BS

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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


Excellent

1 day ago.

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


Excellent

30 days ago.

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Userbenchmark should sue AMD for defamation.—Mar '21


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8 months ago.

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thats amazing preformance! hyped!—Mar '21


Excellent

17 days ago.

Went for 11700k. Performance is extremely good. Temps are varying 40-65max C. Totally recommend it


Good

21 months ago.


Excellent

25 days ago.

The last intel generation without the dreaded e-cores. A great value in todays market! It does use a lot of power, but given the results it produces & it's overclockability, it's worth it!


Excellent

13 months ago.

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