Intel Core i7 7700K vs 6700K : Is It Worth The Upgrade?

Intel Core i7-7700K

Intel has been a leader and valued semiconductor chip maker, they also have invented the x86 series of microprocessors and these are found in most processors that you will find either in a laptop or a desktop PC. Intel has been supplying processors to computer manufacturing companies such IBM, Dell, Apple and other companies. They have been innovating their technology since day one and Intel is always working on improving their processing systems continuously to make better and faster operating systems for the modern world. The word is that Intel’s new processor called the Kaby Lake desktop processor is coming out sometime the following year and rumor says that Kaby Lake processing system is not going to be a magnificent upgrade from Skylake processing system. At the very least this will not show on desktop PCs.

The record shows that the core i7-7700K is only slightly faster with few MHz higher than the Skylake Core i7-6700K. The only difference that could be of any significance is the graphics card which is going to be improved over anything else in the new core i7-7700K. Some of the tests that have been released reveals that the new processor measures a processing speed of 3.6% higher than Skylake. Even though Core i7-7700K is slightly faster processing speed, however the clock speed is recorded at 5% and the 3.6 is slightly lower than that which shows that actually the overall processor may be slower its previous processor. Also while running the temperature has been recorded to be much higher than than the previous processor. Having said all that, these are all tests that have been conducted this year and the new processor is not coming out until next year which means that improvement is still possible and we will have to wait and see how the Core i7-7700K turns out.

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