Intel Core i5-7640X vs Intel Core i7-7700

Intel Core i5-7640X
Intel Socket 2066 DESKTOP
3900 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jun 2017
Intel Core i5-7640X

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

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7640X

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the Intel Core i7-7700.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-7700

47 watts lower power draw.
Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Intel Core i5-7640X

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-7640X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-7640X 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 i5-7640X Intel Core i7-7700
Architecture Intel_Kabylake vs Intel_Kabylake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Kaby Lake-X vs Kaby Lake
Release Date Jun 2017 vs Sep 2016

Cores

Intel Core i5-7640X Intel Core i7-7700
Cores 4 vs 4
Threads 4 vs 8
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics HD 630 vs No

Cache

Intel Core i5-7640X 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 i5-7640X Intel Core i7-7700
Socket Intel Socket 2066 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp 72°C vs 72°C
Package FC-LGA2066 vs
Die Size 0 mm² vs 0 mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-7640X Intel Core i7-7700
Cpu Frequency 3900 MHz vs 3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4300 MHz vs none
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 112 W vs 65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7640X
    5160 points
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    4320 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7640X
    18720 points
  • Intel Core i7-7700
    20736 points

Points - higher is better