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

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

Intel Core i7-6700K
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
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
    111%
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-7700K

11% 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 i7-7700K Intel 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 i7-7700K Intel Core i7-6700K
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 Aug 2015

Cores

Intel Core i7-7700K Intel Core i7-6700K
Cores 4 vs 4
Threads 8 vs 8
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics HD Graphics vs HD Graphics 530

Cache

Intel Core i7-7700K Intel Core i7-6700K
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 i7-7700K Intel Core i7-6700K
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 i7-7700K Intel Core i7-6700K
Cpu Frequency 4200 MHz vs 4000 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4500 MHz vs 4200 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 95 W vs 95 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
    22080 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
    192.5
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    177.5

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    938.5
  • 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