Intel Core i7-7700 vs Intel Core i7-6700

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

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

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i7-7700
    108%
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-7700
    108%
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-7700

8% higher multi threaded performance.
Around 8% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-6700

None

Intel Core i7-7700

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-7700

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-6700
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
HTT
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
vPro
Boost 2.0

Architecture

Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-6700
Architecture Intel_Kabylake vs Intel_Skylake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Kaby Lake vs Skylake
Release Date Sep 2016 vs Jul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-6700
Cores 4 vs 4
Threads 8 vs 8
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-6700
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 8192 KB (shared) vs 8192 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i7-7700 Intel Core i7-6700
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 i7-7700 Intel Core i7-6700
Cpu Frequency 3600 MHz vs 3400 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed none vs 4000 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 65 W vs 65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-7700
    4320 points
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    4600 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-7700
    20736 points
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    18768 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Rendering: POV-Ray 3.7

  • Intel Core i7-7700
    1899
  • Intel Core i7-6700
    1748

points per second - higher is better