Intel Core i7 7700K CPU Review: Page 2 of 9

Posted by Heath Coop on Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 8:00am

Specifications and Features

The 7th Generation Intel Core Lineup

7th Gen Intel Core Processor Quick Summary

Features

Like Skylake, Kaby Lake also uses socket 1151 motherboards. Previous generation 100-series motherboards will support Kaby Lake via a simple BIOS update. While the 200-series chipsets do offer improvements, like Intel Optane memory support.

Intel Kaby Lake Platform Block Diagram

7th Gen Intel Core Desktop Processor Die

Intel Core i7 7700K Kaby Lake

Intel Kaby Lake Core i7-7700K versus Intel Skylake i7 6700K and Intel Devils Canyon i7 4790K 

 

Intel Core i7-7700K

Intel Core i7-6700K

Intel Core i7-4790K

       

Codename

Skylake-S

Skylake-S

Devil's Canyon

Process

14nm

14nm

22nm

CPU Cores

4/8

4/8

4/8

Graphics

Intel 630

Intel 530

HD 4600

Base Clock

4.2 GHz

4.0 GHz

4.0 GHz

Turbo Boost

4.5 GHz

4.2 GHz

4.4 GHz

L3 Cache

8 MB

8 MB

8 MB

L4 Cache

N/A

N/A

N/A

Memory Support

2400 MHz DDR4

2133 MHz DDR4

1866 MHz DDR3

TDP

91W

91W

88W

Launch Price

$350 US

$350 US

$339 US

 

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