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Core i9-10900K vs Core i7-7700K

Core i9-10900K vs Core i7-7700K: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

FPS Winner

Intel Core i9-10900K

3.7 GHz | 10-core

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Intel Core i9-10900K Desktop Processor 10 Cores up to 5.3 GHz Unlocked  LGA1200 (Intel 400 Series Chipset) 125W

Buy for $349 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 23 minutes ago

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Intel Core i7-7700K

4.2 GHz | 4-core

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Intel Core i7-7700K Desktop Processor 4 Cores up to 4.5 GHz Unlocked LGA 1151 100/200 Series 91W

Buy for $375 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 23 minutes ago

FPS Winner

Intel Core i9-10900K

3.7 GHz | 10-core

Intel Core i9-10900K Logo
Intel Core i9-10900K Desktop Processor 10 Cores up to 5.3 GHz Unlocked  LGA1200 (Intel 400 Series Chipset) 125W

Buy for $349 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 23 minutes ago

vs

Intel Core i7-7700K

4.2 GHz | 4-core

Intel Core i7-7700K Logo
Intel Core i7-7700K Desktop Processor 4 Cores up to 4.5 GHz Unlocked LGA 1151 100/200 Series 91W

Buy for $375 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 23 minutes ago

Key Differences

In short, we have a clear winner — Core i9-10900K outperforms the more expensive Core i7-7700K on the selected game parameters, and is also a better bang for your buck! The better performing Core i9-10900K is 1213 days newer than the more expensive Core i7-7700K.

Advantages of Intel Core i9-10900K

  • Performs up to 12% better in Minecraft than Core i7-7700K - 1561 vs 1396 FPS
  • Up to 7% cheaper than Core i7-7700K - $349.0 vs $375.0
  • Up to 19% better value when playing Minecraft than Core i7-7700K - $0.22 vs $0.27 per FPS
  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than Intel Core i7-7700K - 20 vs 8 threads

Advantages of Intel Core i7-7700K

  • Consumes up to 27% less energy than Intel Core i9-10900K - 91 vs 125 Watts
Minecraft

Minecraft

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core i9-10900K Logo
Core i9-10900K

Desktop • Apr 30th, 2020


FPS

1561

100%

Value, $/FPS

$0.22/FPS

100%

Price, $

$349

100%

FPS and Value Winner

Intel Core i9-10900K Desktop Processor 10 Cores up to 5.3 GHz Unlocked  LGA1200 (Intel 400 Series Chipset) 125W

Buy for $349 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 23 minutes ago

Intel Core i7-7700K Logo
Core i7-7700K

Desktop • Jan 3rd, 2017


FPS

1396

88%

Value, $/FPS

$0.27/FPS

81%

Price, $

$375

93%

Intel Core i7-7700K Desktop Processor 4 Cores up to 4.5 GHz Unlocked LGA 1151 100/200 Series 91W

Buy for $375 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 23 minutes ago

TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core i9-10900K Logo
Core i9-10900K

Desktop • Apr 30th, 2020

Intel Core i7-7700K Logo
Core i7-7700K

Desktop • Jan 3rd, 2017

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

Intel Core i9-10900K Logo
Core i9-10900K

Desktop • Apr 30th, 2020


Single-Core

1388

100%

Multi-Core

10716

100%

Intel Core i7-7700K Logo
Core i7-7700K

Desktop • Jan 3rd, 2017


Single-Core

1208

85%

Multi-Core

4650

-30%

Intel Core i9-10900K Logo

Intel Core i9-10900K

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Intel Core i7-7700K Logo

Intel Core i7-7700K

Apr 30th, 2020
Release DateJan 3rd, 2017
Core i9CollectionCore i7
Comet LakeCodenameKaby Lake
Intel Socket 1200SocketIntel Socket 1151
Desktop
Segment
Desktop
10
Cores4
20
Threads8
3.7 GHzBase Clock Speed
4.2 GHz
5.3 GHz
Turbo Clock Speed4.5 GHz
125 WTDP
91 W
14 nmProcess Size14 nm
37.0xMultiplier
42.0x
UHD Graphics 630Integrated GraphicsHD 630
YesOverclockableYes

Builds Using Core i9-10900K or Core i7-7700K

Minecraft, 1080p, High

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