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

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

Intel Core i7-6700K
4200 MHz / Cores: 4 / Aug 2015
Intel Core i7-6700KIntel Socket 1151
Type: Desktop

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    106%
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    107%
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    106%
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-7700K

7% higher single threaded performance.
6% higher multi threaded performance.
Around 6% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-6700K

None

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
    22080 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    194
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    181

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-7700K
    958
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    879

points - higher is better

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
    2079
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    1887

points per second - higher is better