Intel Core i7-7700 vs Intel Core i7-6700

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

Intel Core i7-6700
3600 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i7-6700Intel Socket 1151
Type: Desktop

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-7700

Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-6700

Higher theoretical single-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i7-7700Intel 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 i7-7700Intel Core i7-6700
ArchitectureIntel_KabylakevsIntel_Skylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameKaby LakevsSkylake
Release DateSep 2016vsJul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i7-7700Intel Core i7-6700
Cores4vs4
Threads8vs8
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

Intel Core i7-7700Intel Core i7-6700
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache8192 KB (shared)vs8192 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i7-7700Intel Core i7-6700
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
Packagevs
Die Size0 mm²vs0 mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i7-7700Intel Core i7-6700
Cpu Frequency3600 MHzvs3400 MHz
Turbo Clock Speednonevs4000 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP65 Wvs65 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