Intel Core i7-7700K

Intel Core i7-7700K

The i7-7700K is the most powerful processor of Intel’s new “Kaby Lake” generation of desktop processors. A direct successor to the Skylake 6700K, this new model benefits from higher clock speeds, improved graphics performance and a slightly more efficient architecture.


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Potential rivals:

AMD Ryzen 5 1600x

Intel Core i5-8600k

(Price, performance and value are taken into account)


Intel Core i7-7700k VS AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Seems like Intel cannot be beaten when it comes to CPUs. AMD’s Ryzen 5 1600X holds up when it comes to rankings(kind of), as it’s #31 out of 980 CPUs tested. The i7-7700k holds the 13th position as of now.

Price comparison:

Intel i7-7700k = 280$

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X = 240$

Are 40$ making the difference here? Let’s see.



In this case, yes. 40$ are making the difference.


Intel Core i7-7700k vs Intel Core i5-8600k

How about when we compare one Intel to another?

i7-7700k’s rank: 13/980

i5-8600k rank: 8/980

So far we can already tell which one’s better. How about the price?

i7-7700k’s price: 280$

i5-8600k’s price: 277$

Not much of a difference when it comes to price. Let’s compare them.

Tough one.

Same price, but slightly better performances in favor of the i5-8600k. Overall, they are both good CPUs. They will both do GREAT when it comes to gaming.




Next up FPS tests on some popular games using a nVidia GTX 1050Ti.




The i7-7700k is worth every penny. You’ll never have gaming problems with it(as long as your GPU can handle it too).

Don’t hesitate. GG izi.