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Intel Core i5-11600K vs Core i5-7640X

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Intel Core i5-11600K

Intel Core i5-7640X

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    $305.08
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Brand
Intel
Brand
Intel
Model
BX8070811600K
Model
BX80677I57640X
Release Date
📅 March 2021
Release Date
📅 June 2017
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Single-Core Performance (Charts)
10th / 401
Single-Core Performance (Charts)
n/a
Single-Core Effective Value
17th / 140
Single-Core Effective Value
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Workstation Performance (Charts)
6th / 158
Workstation Performance (Charts)
n/a
Workstation Effective Value
38th / 139
Workstation Effective Value
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TDP
🔌 125 Watts
TDP
🔌 112 Watts
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Series
Core i5 11th Gen
Series
Core i5 X-Series
Core Name
Rocket Lake
Core Name
Kaby Lake X
Socket
LGA1200
Socket
LGA2066
Integrated Graphics
Intel UHD Graphics 750
Integrated Graphics
None
CPU Cores
6
CPU Cores
4
CPU Threads
12
CPU Threads
4
CPU Clock Rate
3900MHz
CPU Clock Rate
4000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate
4900MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate
4200MHz
CPU Cooler included
No
CPU Cooler included
No
Manufacturing Process
14 nm
Manufacturing Process
14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory
128GB
Maximum Supported Memory
64GB
Cache L3
12MB
Cache L3
6MB
Critic Reviews

"Power draw is undeniably high, but the i5-11600K is much more attractive than its i9 sibling."

by KitGuru
Critic Reviews

"The Intel Core i5-7640X retails for $249. Good single-threaded performance Great overclocking potential Unlocked multiplier Platform updated to include latest features Multi-threaded performance unworthy of HEDT tag Lacks HyperThreading, only 6 MB..."

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What are the differences between Intel Core i5-11600K and Core i5-7640X? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better cpu.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-11600K:

  • 13% cheaper, you can save $40.09.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 4 years later.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+700MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-7640X:

  • Around 10% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
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