Compare Processors: Intel Core i7-8700K vs Core i7-7700K

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Intel Core i7-8700K

Intel Core i7-7700K

Price
$357.41
Price
$422.99
Availability
In Stock
Availability
In Stock
Pangoly Score
-
Pangoly Score
94
Brand
Intel
Brand
Intel
Model
BX80684I78700K
Model
BX80677I77700K
Release Date
📅 October 2017

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Release Date
📅 January 2017

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Performance
(Charts)
20th / 297
Performance
(Charts)
40th / 297
Effective Value
74th / 158
Effective Value
103rd / 158
TDP
🔌 95 Watts
TDP
🔌 91 Watts
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Series
Core i7 8th Gen
Series
Core i7 7th Gen
Core Name
Coffee Lake
Core Name
Kaby Lake
Socket
LGA1151
Socket
LGA1151
Integrated Graphics
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Integrated Graphics
Intel HD Graphics 630
CPU Cores
6
CPU Cores
4
CPU Threads
12
CPU Threads
8
CPU Clock Rate
3700MHz
CPU Clock Rate
4200MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate
4700MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate
4500MHz
CPU Cooler included
No
CPU Cooler included
No
Manufacturing Process
14 nm
Manufacturing Process
14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory
64GB
Maximum Supported Memory
64GB
Cache L3
12.00MB
Cache L3
8.00MB
Critic Reviews

"Ultimately, if you want the best overall performance and don’t want to invest in a high-end desktop system, the Core i7-8700K is the fastest CPU around, and is supremely lustworthy as a result. However, it doesn’t have everything its own way."

Critic Reviews

"The i7-7700K is Intel's highest clocked CPU ever, but ultimately it's only a minor update to Skylake with incremental improvements."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i7-8700K 🆚 Core i7-7700K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-8700K:

  • 16% cheaper, you can save $65.58.
  • Slightly better average gaming performance, around 7%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 9 months later.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+200MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-7700K:

  • Around 4% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
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