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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-7700K 13880 points
Core i7-5930K 13340 points
Difference: 540 (4%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-5930K 42 GT/s
Core i7-7700K 33.6 GT/s
Difference: 8.4 (25%)

Core Speed

Core i7-7700K 4.2 GHz
Core i7-5930K 3.5 GHz
Difference: 0.7 (20%)


Core i7-5930K 12
Core i7-7700K 8
Difference: 4 (50%)


Core i7-5930K 140 Watts
Core i7-7700K 91 Watts
Difference: 49 (54%)

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Model Core i7-5930K Core i7-7700K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Haswell-E Kaby Lake-S (14 nm)
Core Speed 3.5 GHz 4.2 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 4
Total Threads 12 8
Turbo 1/1/1/1/2/2 4.5 GHz
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 15 MB 8 MB
GPU Model N/A HD Graphics 630
TDP 140 Watts 91 Watts
Socket LGA 2011-3 LGA 1151
Released 2014-08-01 January 2017