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Intel Core i7-6800k VS. Intel Core i7-7700K
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Intel Core i7-6800k vs. Intel Core i7-7700K

September 17, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

Intel Core i7-7700K has superior features when we compare i7-7700K vs i7-6800K. they include; 64KB bigger L1 cache, 49W lower TDP, 0.7GHz higher turbo clock speed, 0.005MB/core more L2 cache per core, has integrated graphics, Tri-Gate transistors, F16C and FMA3.

GENERAL INFO

In reviewing features of 7700K vs 6800K, the comparison of the two processors has the following general info;

Supports 64-bit; Intel Core i7-6800k and Intel Core i7-7700K support 64- bits.

Thermal Design Power (TDP); Intel Core i7-6800k has 140W whereas Intel Core i7-7700K has 91W.

Semiconductor size; Intel Core i7-6800k has 14nm, the same as Intel Core i7-7700K.

PCI express (PCIE) version; Intel Core i7-6800k and Intel Core i7-7700K have the 3 PCI express (PCIE) versions.

Integrated graphics; Intel Core i7-7700K has integrated graphics.

Bottom Line general info
Intel Core i7-7700K is better as it has a lower TDP and has integrated graphics.
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PERFORMANCE

In terms of performance of i7-6800k vs i7-7700K, the two have these comparisons;

CPU speed; Intel Core i7-6800k has 6 × 3.4GHz whereas Intel Core i7-7700K has 4 × 4.2GHz.

L2 cache; Intel Core i7-6800k has 1.5MB whereas Intel Core i7-7700K has 1MB.

L3 cache; Intel Core i7-6800k has 15MB while Intel Core i7-7700K has 8MB.

CPU threads; Intel Core i7-7700K has 12 CPU threads whereas Intel Core i7-7700K has 8 only.

L1 cache; Intel Core i7-6800k has 192KB while Intel Core i7-7700K has 256KB.

L2 core; Intel Core i7-6800k has 0.2MB/core whereas Intel Core i7-7700K has 0.25MB/core

Bottom Line performance
Intel Core i7-6800k is a better device in terms of performance as it has a faster CPU speed and has more CPU threads.
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MEMORY

In this review of i7-7700K vs 6800k, the two processors have the following memory features;

RAM speed; Intel Core i7-6800k and Intel Core i7-7700K have each a RAM speed of 2400MHz

Memory channels; Intel Core i7-6800k has 4 memory channels whereas Intel Core i7-7700K has only 2.

Maximum memory size; Intel Core i7-6800k has 128GB while Intel Core i7-7700K has 64GB.

Bottom Line memory
Intel Core i7-6800k has better memory features as compared to Intel Core i7-7700K.
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KEY FEATURES

Key features of i7-6800k vs 7700K include; have dynamic frequency scaling, AES, supports hardware-assisted virtualization, uses hyperthreading technology and has AVX. However, Intel Core i7-7700K has Tri-Gate transistors unlike Intel Core i7-6800k.

Bottom Line key features
Intel Core i7-7700K is better than Intel Core i7-6800k as it has Tri-Gate transistors.
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BENCHMARKS

6800k vs 7700K have the following benchmarks comparison;

GeekBench result; Intel Core i7-6800k has 26324 while Intel Core i7-7700K has 5690.

Bottom Line benchmarks
Intel Core i7-6800k has a higher GeekBench result than Intel Core i7-7700K.
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Conclusion

Intel Core i7-7700K supersedes Intel Core i7-6800k in most of the features reviewed and this makes it a better processor.

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