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Intel Core i5-7600K VS. Intel Core i7-7700K
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Intel Core i5-7600K vs. Intel Core i7-7700K

September 12, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

In review of i5-7600K vs i7-7700K, the following features of Intel Core i7-7770K shows its uniqueness; 10.53% faster CPU speed, 4 more CPU threads, 0.3GHz higher turbo clock speed, 3030 higher PassMark result, “MB bigger L3 cache, has an unlocked multiplier, 0.5MB/core more L3 cache per core and uses hyperthreading technology.

GENERAL INFO

Intel Core i5-7600K and Intel Core i7-7700K have the following general info;

GPU clock speed; Intel Core i5-7600K and Intel Core i7-7700K have 350MHz.

DirectX version; DirectX version of Intel Core i5-7600K is 12 which is the same with Intel Core i7-7700K.

Thermal Design Power (TDP); Intel Core i5-7600K has 91W which is the same with Intel Corei7-7700K.

Supports 64-BIT; Intel Core i5-7600K and Intel Core i7-7700K support 64-bit.

Semiconductor size: both Intel Core i5-7600K and Intel Core i7-7700K have same semiconductor sizes of 14nm.

GPU turbo; Intel Core i5-7600K has 1150MHz which is the same GPU turbo with Intel Core i7-7700.

Bottom Line general info
Intel Core i7-7700K is a better device.
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PERFORMANCE

CPU speed; Intel core i5-7600K has 4 × 3.8GHz whereas Intel Core i7-7700K has 4 × 4.2GHz

L2 cache; both Intel Core i5-7600K and Intel Core i7-7700K have 1MB

L3 cache; Intel core i5-7600K has 6MB whereas Intel Core i7-7700K has 8MB.

CPU threads; Intel core i5-7600K has 4 while Intel Core i7-7700K has 8.

L1 cache; Intel Core i5-7600K and Intel Core i7-7700K have both 256KB.

L2 core; Intel Core i5-7600K and Intel Core i7-7700K have 0.25MB/core.

Bottom Line performance
Intel Core i7-7700K is a better device as it has a faster CPU speed, greater L3 cache and CPU threads.
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MEMORY

RAM speed; Intel Core i5-7600K and Intel Core i7-7600K have 2400MHz.

Maximum memory bandwidth; Intel Core i5-7600K and Intel Core i7-7700K have 38.4GB/s each.

Memory channels; Intel Core i5-7600K has 2 memory channels the same as Intel Core i7-7700K.

Maximum memory size; each of the devices has maximum memory of 64GB.

Bus transfer rate; Intel Core i5-7600K has 8GT/s the same as Intel Core i7-7700K.

Bottom Line memory
Intel Core i7-7700K is a better device.
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KEY FEATURES

Intel core i5-7600K and Intel Core i7-7700K have the following features in common; dynamic frequency scaling, have AES, supports hardware-assisted virtualization, have Tri-gate transistors and AVX. One added advantage about Intel Core i7-7700K is that it uses hyperthreading technology.

Bottom Line key features
Intel Core i7-7700K uses hyperthreading technology as a unique feature over Intel Core i5-7600K.
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BENCHMARKS

PassMark result; Intel Core i5-7600K has 9277 whereas Intel Core i7-7700K has 12307.

PassMark result (single); Intel Core i5-7600K has 2396 while Intel Core i7-7700K has 2598.

Bottom Line benchmarks
Intel Core i7-7700K is a better device
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Conclusion

Intel Core i7-7700K is a better device in terms of key features and performance. It is unique in technology as it uses the hyperthreading technology and thus making it better than Intel Core i5-7600K.

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