Intel Core i5-7600K vs Intel Core i7-6700

Intel Core i5-7600K
3800 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
Intel Core i5-7600KIntel Socket 1151
Type: Desktop

Intel Core i7-6700
3800 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i7-6700Intel Socket 1151
Type: Desktop

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    121%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    104%
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    127%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7600K

None

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-6700

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 27% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 21% higher average synthetic performance.

Intel Core i7-6700

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-6700

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i7-6700

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-6700

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-7600KIntel Core i7-6700
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
AES-NI
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0
VT-d
HTT
TSX
TXT
vPro

Architecture

Intel Core i5-7600KIntel Core i7-6700
ArchitectureIntel_KabylakevsIntel_Skylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameKaby LakevsSkylake
Release DateSep 2016vsJul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i5-7600KIntel Core i7-6700
Cores4vs4
Threads4vs8
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

Intel Core i5-7600KIntel Core i7-6700
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache6144 KB (shared)vs8192 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-7600KIntel Core i7-6700
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
Packagevs
Die Size0 mm²vs0 mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-7600KIntel Core i7-6700
Cpu Frequency3800 MHzvs3400 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4000 MHzvs4000 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP95 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    4800 points
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    4600 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    18240 points
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    18768 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    178
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    171

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    662
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    813

points - higher is better

Rendering: LuxMark CPU OpenCL

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    1730
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    2323

points - higher is better

Rendering: LuxMark CPU C++

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    1714
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    2565

points - higher is better

Rendering: POV-Ray 3.7

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    1661
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    1748

points per second - higher is better