Average Bench: 126% (3rd of 1369)

Based on 3,352 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000B0671 Model: 13th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-13700K

Intel’s 13th gen. Raptor Lake CPUs offer around 10% faster gaming and 45% faster multi-core performance than their predecessors. The new CPUs are backwards compatible with DDR4 memory and Z690/B660 ($150) motherboards. New gaming builders need look no further than the 13600K. The 13600K beats AMD’s flagship 7950X in gaming and almost matches the 7900X in multi-core performance. Extreme workstation users may find value in the 13700K or 13900K. PC builders looking for the best possible value should wait until early 2023 when Intel will launch their mid-tier CPUs (13100F, 13400F etc.). Although Ryzen 7000 has weaker multi-core, weaker single-core, higher platform costs and higher unit prices AMD have a 3D joker up their sleeve (7800X3D est. 2023). Via “advanced marketing” on youtube, forums, reddit, and twitter AMD will demonstrate that their upcoming CPU is the “best in the world” and offer “proof” by way of a small handful of obscure workloads. Games that few people play e.g. (Factorio, SOTTR) will be cherry picked, video footage of the gameplay/settings won’t be provided and frame drops will be conveniently ignored. This playbook has easily outsold Intel in recent years but with every overhyped release, consumers continue to lose trust in AMD. Based on the volume of social media/press coverage, you would never guess that the combined market share for all of AMD’s Radeon 5000 and 6000 GPUs amongst PC gamers is just 2.12% (Steam stats). Meanwhile Nvidia’s RTX 2060 alone accounts for a whopping 5.03%. Largely thanks to marketing incompetence, Intel is existentially motivated to deliver material annual performance improvements. Consumers can look forward to Meteor Lake (14th gen) in less than a years time. [Oct '22 CPUPro]

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i7-13700K averaged 25.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-13700K near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 3,119Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 889Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-13700K is just 10.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-13700K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Memory Latency 84.5Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 1,677Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 3,352 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.5 Memory 84.5 93.5
217 1-Core 223 236
431 2-Core 445 468
129% 251 Pts
Min Avg Max
865 4-Core 889 923
1,545 8-Core 1,677 1,781
153% 1,283 Pts
Min Avg Max
2,873 64-Core 3,119 3,255
193% 3,119 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.5
1-Core 224
2-Core 448
131% 253 Pts
4-Core 893
8-Core 1,777
158% 1,335 Pts
64-Core 3177
197% 3177 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 80
1-Core 224
2-Core 446
128% 250 Pts
4-Core 891
8-Core 1,770
157% 1,331 Pts
64-Core 3,169
196% 3,169 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.1
1-Core 223
2-Core 443
127% 249 Pts
4-Core 887
8-Core 1,640
151% 1,264 Pts
64-Core 3,159
196% 3,159 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.9
1-Core 224
2-Core 445
127% 248 Pts
4-Core 901
8-Core 1,676
154% 1,288 Pts
64-Core 3,136
194% 3,136 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.8
1-Core 143
2-Core 282
89% 166 Pts
4-Core 564
8-Core 1,119
99% 842 Pts
64-Core 2,397
148% 2,397 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 57,262,344 CPUs tested.


MSRP ≈ $400 @ launch in Oct '22
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Gaming 251%
Desktop 123%
Workstation 300%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z790 AORUS ELITE AX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,269

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13th generation Raptor Lake processor...

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userbenchmark are great - they cut clean through marketing BS


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It's fast and affordable. It does run a bit hot though


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