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

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

Intel Core i7-6700
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3400 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i7-6700

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    114%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    106%
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    123%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7600K

6% higher single threaded performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-6700

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 23% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 14% 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
    18924 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

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
    1659
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    1748

points per second - higher is better

3DMark06 CPU

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    8532
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    8478

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Single

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    6814
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    6002.5

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Multi

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    24179
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    24304.5

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    2.02
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    1.93

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    7.87
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    8.86

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    179.5
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    168.5

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    674
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    802

points - higher is better

SuperPI 1M

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    8.82
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    9.65

seconds - lower is better

wPrime 32

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    8.49
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    6.8

seconds - lower is better

WinRAR 4.0

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    3570
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    5412.5

MB/s - higher is better

x264 Pass 1

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    223
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    187.4

FPS - higher is better

x264 Pass 2

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    46.2
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    50.8

FPS - higher is better

TrueCrypt AES

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    3.3
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    4.45

GB/s

TrueCrypt Twofish

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    0.57
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    0.78

GB/s

TrueCrypt Serpent

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    0.34
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    0.46

GB/s

Sunspider 1.0

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    56.9
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    67.9

score - higher is better