Top/Best Intel CPU's of 2017 for the LGA-1151 Socket reviewed and compared.

LAST UPDATED: 09/15/2017

These are the top performing Intel desktop CPU's of 2017 rated by performance.

 

Core i7 7700K

Core i7 6700K

Core i7 7700

Core i7 6700

Core i5 7600K

Core i5 7600

Core i5 7500

Core i5 6600K

Core i5 6600

Core i5 6500

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Intel 7th Gen Intel Core Desktop Processor i7-7700K (BX80677I77700K) Intel Core i7 6700K 4.00 GHz Unlocked Quad Core Skylake Desktop Processor, Socket LGA 1151 [BX80662I76700K] Intel Core i7-7700 Desktop Processor 8M Cache, 3.6GHz (Max Turbo Frequency 4.20GHz) 7th Generation Intel Boxed Core I7-6700 FC-LGA14C 3.40 GHz 8 M Processor Cache 4 LGA 1151 BX80662I76700 Intel Core i5-7600K LGA 1151 Desktop Processors (BX80677I57600K) Intel BX80677I57600 7th Gen Core Desktop Processors Intel Core i5-7500 LGA 1151 7th Gen Core Desktop Processor (BX80677I57500) Intel Core i5 6600K 3.50 GHz Quad Core Skylake Desktop Processor, Socket LGA 1151, 6MB Cache (BX80662I56600K) Intel Boxed Core I5-6600 FC-LGA14C 3.30 Ghz 6 M Processor Cache 4 LGA 1151 BX80662I56600 Intel Core i5 6500 3.20 GHz Quad Core Skylake Desktop Processor, Socket LGA 1151, 6MB Cache BX80662I56500
Features
  • Socket LGA 1151
  • Intel 200/1001 Series Chipset Compatibility (1. Excludes Intel Optane Technology support)
  • Intel HD Graphics 630
  • Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology
  • Intel Hyper-Threading Technology1
    • LGA 1151
    • Unlocked Processor. DDR4 & DDR3L Support
    • Display Resolution up to 4096x2304
    • Intel Turbo Boost Technology
    • Compatible with Intel 100 Series Chipset Motherboards. It does not include a fan.
    • NOTE: Kindly refer the Instructional Video from the Image Section before use which is highly recommended.
      • Socket LGA 1151
      • Intel 200/1001 Series Chipset Compatibility (1. Excludes Intel Octane Technology support)
      • Intel HD Graphics 630
      • Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology
      • Intel Hyper-Threading Technology1
      • Works with Windows 10 Only
        • LGA 1151
        • DDR4 & DDR3L Support
        • Display Resolution up to 4096x2304
        • Intel Turbo Boost Technology
        • Compatible with Intel 100 Series Chipset Motherboards
          • Socket LGA 1151
          • Intel 200/1001 Series Chipset Compatibility (1. Excludes Intel Optane Technology support)
          • Intel HD Graphics 630
          • Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology
          • Does not support Hyper-Threading Technology
          • DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
            • Socket LGA 1151
            • Intel 200/1001 Series Chipset Compatibility (1. Excludes Intel Octane Technology support)
            • Intel HD Graphics 630
            • Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology
            • Intel Hyper-Threading Technology1
              • Socket LGA 1151
              • Intel 200/1001 Series Chipset Compatibility (1. Excludes Intel Octane Technology support)
              • Intel HD Graphics 630
              • Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology
                • LGA 1151
                • Unlocked Processor
                • DDR4 & DDR3L Support
                • Display Resolution up to 4096x2304
                • Intel Turbo Boost Technology
                • Compatible with Intel 100 Series Chipset Motherboards
                • Find below specification chart to see which model works with listed mother boards.
                  • LGA 1151
                  • DDR4 & DDR3L Support
                  • Display Resolution up to 4096x2304
                  • Intel Turbo Boost Technology
                  • Compatible with Intel 100 Series Chipset Motherboards
                    • LGA 1151
                    • DDR4 & DDR3L Support
                    • Display Resolution up to 4096x2304
                    • Intel Turbo Boost Technology
                    • Compatible with Intel 100 Series Chipset Motherboards
                      Links
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                      - Passmark benchmark (12304 Score)
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                      - Passmark benchmark (11119 Score)
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                      - Passmark benchmark (11043 Score)
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                      - Passmark benchmark (10033 Score)
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                      - Passmark benchmark (9249 Score)
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                      - Passmark benchmark (8980 Score)
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                      - Passmark benchmark (8241 Score)
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                      - Passmark benchmark (7982 Score)
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                      - Passmark benchmark (7828 Score)
                      - Intel
                      - Passmark benchmark (7181 Score)
                      Model Number
                      BX80677I77700K BX80662I76700K BX80677I77700 BX80662I76700 BX80677I57600K BX80677I57600 BX80677I57500 BX80662I56600K BX80662I56600 BX80662I56500
                      Package Dimensions
                      2.28 x 4.41 x 6.69 inches
                      5.8 x 11.2 x 17.0 cm
                      1.12 x 4 x 4.8 inches
                      2.8 x 10.2 x 12.2 cm
                      2.91 x 4.02 x 4.65 inches
                      7.4 x 10.2 x 11.8 cm
                      2.76 x 4.21 x 4.69 inches
                      7.0 x 10.7 x 11.9 cm
                      1.89 x 4.21 x 4.61 inches
                      4.8 x 10.7 x 11.7 cm
                      2.76 x 4.17 x 4.65 inches
                      7.0 x 10.6 x 11.8 cm
                      2.76 x 4.25 x 4.72 inches
                      7.0 x 10.8 x 12.0 cm
                      2.44 x 7.95 x 10.08 inches
                      6.2 x 20.2 x 25.6 cm
                      2.83 x 4.17 x 4.72 inches
                      7.2 x 10.6 x 12.0 cm
                      2.9 x 4.2 x 4.7 inches
                      7.4 x 10.7 x 11.9 cm
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                      Model
                      Core i7 Core i7 Core i7 Core i7 Core i5 Core i5 Core i5 Core i5 Core i5 Core i5
                      Processor
                      7700K 6700K 7700 6700 7600K 7600 7500 6600K 6600 6500
                      Target audience
                      Performance Performance Performance Performance Mainstream Mainstream Mainstream Mainstream Mainstream Mainstream
                      Cores (hyperthreading cores)
                      4 (8) 4 (8) 4 (8) 4 (8) 4 (4) 4 (4) 4 (4) 4 (4) 4 (4) 4 (4)
                      CPU clock rate
                      4.2 GHz 4.0 GHz 3.6 GHz 3.4 GHz 3.8 GHz 3.5 GHz 3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz 3.3 GHz 3.2 GHz
                      CPU Turbo clock rate (Single core)
                      4.5 GHz 4.2 GHz 4.2 GHz 4.0 GHz 4.2 GHz 4.1 GHz 3.8 GHz 3.9 GHz 3.9 GHz 3.6 GHz
                      CPU Turbo clock rate (Dual core)
                      4.4 GHz 4.0 GHz 4.1 GHz 3.9 GHz 4.1 GHz 4.0 GHz 3.7 GHz 3.8 GHz 3.8 GHz 3.5 GHz
                      CPU Turbo clock rate (Quad core)
                      4.4 GHz 4.0 GHz 4.0 GHz 3.7 GHz 4.0 GHz 3.9 GHz 3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz 3.3 GHz
                      GPU model
                      HD 630 HD 530 HD 630 HD 530 HD 630 HD 630 HD 630 HD 530 HD 530 HD 530
                      Max graphics clock rate
                      1150 MHz 1150 MHz 1150 MHz 1150 MHz 1150 MHz 1150 MHz 1100 MHz 1150 MHz 1150 MHz 1050 MHz
                      L3 cache
                      8 MB 8 MB 8 MB 8 MB 6 MB 6 MB 6 MB 6 MB 6 MB 6 MB
                      TDP
                      91 W 91 W 65 W 65 W 91 W 65 W 65 W 91 W 65 W 65 W
                      Release price
                      350 339 312 303 243 224 202 242 213 192
                      Price (09/15/2017)
                      
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