Intel Core i7 11700K vs i7 11700

We compared two 8-core desktop CPUs: the 3.6 GHz Intel Core i7 11700K against the 2.5 GHz i7 11700. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 11700 and 11700K
Advantages of Intel Core i7 11700K
  • Unlocked multiplier
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5 GHz vs 4.9 GHz)

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1584
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
15028
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
24828
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
10173
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 11700K and i7 11700

General

Vendor Intel Intel
Released March 16, 2021 March 16, 2021
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Rocket Lake Rocket Lake
Model number i7-11700K i7-11700
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 750 UHD Graphics 750

CPU

Performance Cores
P-Cores 8 8
P-Threads 16 16
Base Frequency (P) 3.6 GHz 2.5 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 5 GHz 4.9 GHz
Total
Total Cores 8 8
Total Threads 16 16
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 36x 25x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s 8 GT/s
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 16MB (shared) 16MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes No

Package

Fabrication process 14 nm 14 nm
Socket LGA-1200 LGA-1200
TDP 125 W 65 W
Peak temperature 100°C 100°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 750 Intel UHD Graphics 750
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1300 MHz 1300 MHz
Shading Units 256 256
TMUs 64 64
ROPs 32 32
Execution Units 32 32
TGP 15 W 15 W
Max. Resolution 3840x2160 - 60 Hz 3840x2160 - 60 Hz
iGPU FLOPS
0.46 TFLOPS
0.46 TFLOPS

Memory Support

Memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4-3200
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 50 GB/s 50 GB/s
ECC Support No No

Misc

Official site Intel Core i7 11700K official page Intel Core i7 11700 official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 20

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: Intel Core i7 11700 or i7 11700K?
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Anonymous 14 January 2022 13:06
Socket identifier is "LGA-1200" instead of "BGA-1200"
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Root 14 January 2022 14:06
Thanks, fixed now :)
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Ltc8k6 04 July 2021 02:59
On Passmark page, 11700 single thread is 2941 vs your score of 2312.
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Alex 04 July 2021 12:09
Thank you, benchmarks updated
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Ltc8k6 04 July 2021 02:54
Single core Passmark difference of 48% seems out of whack for 100mhz speed difference.
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Glodigit 02 May 2021 14:43
There's almost no overclocking potential in this gen's K variants, so save money and get the 11700.
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jonijondol 22 March 2022 15:33
save electricity bill too
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