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

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

Intel Core i5-4670K
4200 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jun 2013
Intel Core i5-4670KIntel 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 i7-7700KIntel 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 i7-7700KIntel Core i5-4670K
ArchitectureIntel_KabylakevsIntel_Haswell
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR3
CodenameKaby LakevsHaswell
Release DateSep 2016vsJun 2013

Cores

Intel Core i7-7700KIntel Core i5-4670K
Cores4vs4
Threads8vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsHD GraphicsvsIntel HD 4600

Cache

Intel Core i7-7700KIntel Core i5-4670K
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache8192 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i7-7700KIntel Core i5-4670K
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsIntel Socket 1150
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
PackagevsFC-LGA12C
Die Size0 mm²vs177 mm²
Process14 nmvs22 nm

Performance

Intel Core i7-7700KIntel Core i5-4670K
Cpu Frequency4200 MHzvs3400 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4500 MHzvs3800 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP95 Wvs84 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    5400 points
  • Intel Core i5-4670K
    4256 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    24192 points
  • Intel Core i5-4670K
    15232 points

Points - higher is better