Intel Core i7 11700K vs i7 11700F

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


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
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 11700F and 11700K
Advantages of Intel Core i7 11700K
  • Unlocked multiplier
  • Includes an integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 750
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5 GHz vs 4.9 GHz)
Advantages of Intel Core i7 11700F
  • Consumes up to 48% less energy than the Core i7 11700K – 65 vs 125 Watt


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
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Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 11700K and i7 11700F


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 i7-11700F
Socket LGA-1200 LGA-1200
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 750 No


Cores 8 8
Threads 16 16
Base Frequency 3.6 GHz 2.5 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 5 GHz 4.9 GHz
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


Fabrication process 14 nm 14 nm
TDP 125 W 65 W
Max. temperature 100°C 100°C


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

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


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

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