Intel Core i7-7700K vs Intel Core i7-6700K

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

Intel Core i7-6700K
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
4000 MHz / Cores: 4 / Aug 2015
Intel Core i7-6700K

Summary

Synthetic performance index

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

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    109%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    112%
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-7700K

12% higher multi threaded performance.
Around 8% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-6700K

9% higher single threaded performance.

Intel Core i7-7700K

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-7700K

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

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

Cores

Intel Core i7-7700KIntel Core i7-6700K
Cores4vs4
Threads8vs8
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsHD GraphicsvsHD Graphics 530

Cache

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

Performance

Intel Core i7-7700KIntel Core i7-6700K
Cpu Frequency4200 MHzvs4000 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4500 MHzvs4200 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP95 Wvs95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    5400 points
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    4830 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    24192 points
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    22264 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Rendering: LuxMark CPU OpenCL

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    2465
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    2417

points - higher is better

Rendering: LuxMark CPU C++

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    2884
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    2764

points - higher is better

Rendering: POV-Ray 3.7

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    2097
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    1899

points per second - higher is better

7-zip

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    27343
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    24909

MIPS - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Single Threaded)

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    150.72
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    135.12

points - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Multi Threaded)

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    882.98
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    796.61

points - higher is better

3DMark06 CPU

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    10156
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    9037

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Single

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    7304.5
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    6487

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Multi

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    28903
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    25817

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    2.19
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    1.97

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    10.37
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    9.65

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    196
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    177.5

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    972
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    880

points - higher is better

SuperPI 1M

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    8.17
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    9

seconds - lower is better

wPrime 32

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    5.56
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    6.66

seconds - lower is better

WinRAR 4.0

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    5823
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    5877

MB/s - higher is better

x264 Pass 1

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    230
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    204.75

FPS - higher is better

x264 Pass 2

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    61.6
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    54.58

FPS - higher is better

TrueCrypt AES

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    5.45
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    4.35

GB/s

TrueCrypt Twofish

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    0.93
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    0.73

GB/s

TrueCrypt Serpent

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    0.55
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    0.45

GB/s

Sunspider 1.0

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    52
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    119.45

score - higher is better