Intel Core i5-7600K vs Intel Core i7-7700

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

Intel Core i7-7700
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
Intel Core i7-7700

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    115%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    111%
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    132%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7600K

11% higher single threaded performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-7700

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 32% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 15% higher average synthetic performance.

Intel Core i7-7700

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-7700

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i7-7700

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-7700

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

Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-7600K Intel Core i7-7700
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 i5-7600K Intel Core i7-7700
Architecture Intel_Kabylake vs Intel_Kabylake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Kaby Lake vs Kaby Lake
Release Date Sep 2016 vs Sep 2016

Cores

Intel Core i5-7600K Intel Core i7-7700
Cores 4 vs 4
Threads 4 vs 8
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

Intel Core i5-7600K Intel Core i7-7700
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 6144 KB (shared) vs 8192 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-7600K Intel Core i7-7700
Socket Intel Socket 1151 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp 72°C vs 72°C
Package vs
Die Size 0 mm² vs 0 mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-7600K Intel Core i7-7700
Cpu Frequency 3800 MHz vs 3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4000 MHz vs none
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 95 W vs 65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    4800 points
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    4320 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    18240 points
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    20736 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Rendering: POV-Ray 3.7

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    1659
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    1899

points per second - higher is better

7-zip

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    17994
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    25087

MIPS - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Single Threaded)

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    139.59
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    138.99

points - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Multi Threaded)

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    431.78
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    804.13

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    179.5
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    168

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    674
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    862.5

points - higher is better

SuperPI 1M

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    8.82
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    10.24

seconds - lower is better

wPrime 32

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    8.49
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    6.73

seconds - lower is better

x264 Pass 1

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    223
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    181

FPS - higher is better

x264 Pass 2

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    46.2
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    49

FPS - higher is better