Intel Core i7-7700K vs Intel Core i5-4670K

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

Intel Core i5-4670K
4200 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jun 2013
Intel Core i5-4670K Intel Socket 1150
Type: Desktop

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-7700K

This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.
Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on specifications plus core architecture.
Higher overall performance, based on specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-4670K

None

Intel Core i7-7700K

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-7700K

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i7-7700K

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-7700K

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

Specifications

Features

Intel Core i7-7700K Intel Core i5-4670K
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
Boost 2.0

Architecture

Intel Core i7-7700K Intel Core i5-4670K
Architecture Intel_Kabylake vs Intel_Haswell
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR3
Codename Kaby Lake vs Haswell
Release Date Sep 2016 vs Jun 2013

Cores

Intel Core i7-7700K Intel Core i5-4670K
Cores 4 vs 4
Threads 8 vs 4
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics HD Graphics vs Intel HD 4600

Cache

Intel Core i7-7700K Intel Core i5-4670K
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 6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i7-7700K Intel Core i5-4670K
Socket Intel Socket 1151 vs Intel Socket 1150
Max Case Temp 72°C vs 72°C
Package vs FC-LGA12C
Die Size 0 mm² vs 177 mm²
Process 14 nm vs 22 nm

Performance

Intel Core i7-7700K Intel Core i5-4670K
Cpu Frequency 4200 MHz vs 3400 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4500 MHz vs 3800 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 95 W vs 84 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    5670 points
  • Intel Core i5-4670K
    4256 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    25401 points
  • Intel Core i5-4670K
    15232 points

Points - higher is better