Intel Core i7-6800K vs Intel Core i7-7700K

Intel Core i7-6800K
Intel Socket 2011-3 DESKTOP
3400 MHz / Cores: 6 / May 2016
Intel Core i7-6800K

Intel Core i7-7700K
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
4200 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
Intel Core i7-7700K

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i7-6800K
    102%
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-6800K
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    126%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-6800K
    110%
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-6800K

10% higher multi threaded performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-7700K

Much higher single threaded performance (around 26% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
45 watts lower power draw.
Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the Intel Core i7-6800K.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i7-6800K Intel Core i7-7700K
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
HTT
AES-NI
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0
TSX

Architecture

Intel Core i7-6800K Intel Core i7-7700K
Architecture Intel_Broadwell vs Intel_Kabylake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Broadwell-E vs Kaby Lake
Release Date May 2016 vs Sep 2016

Cores

Intel Core i7-6800K Intel Core i7-7700K
Cores 6 vs 4
Threads 12 vs 8
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs HD Graphics

Cache

Intel Core i7-6800K Intel Core i7-7700K
L1 Cache 32 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 15360 KB (shared) vs 8192 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i7-6800K Intel Core i7-7700K
Socket Intel Socket 2011-3 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 i7-6800K Intel Core i7-7700K
Cpu Frequency 3400 MHz vs 4200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 3800 MHz vs 4500 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 140 W vs 95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-6800K
    4256 points
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    5400 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-6800K
    27417 points
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    24192 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Rendering: POV-Ray 3.7

  • Intel Core i7-6800K
    2240
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    2097

points per second - higher is better

7-zip

  • Intel Core i7-6800K
    31102
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    27343

MIPS - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Single Threaded)

  • Intel Core i7-6800K
    119.27
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    150.72

points - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Multi Threaded)

  • Intel Core i7-6800K
    991.01
  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    882.98

points - higher is better