Intel Core i7 11700KF vs i7 10700KF

We compared two 8-core desktop CPUs: the 3.6 GHz Intel Core i7 11700KF against the 3.8 GHz i7 10700KF. 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 10700KF and 11700KF
Advantages of Intel Core i7 11700KF
  • Newer - released 10-months later
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0
  • 27% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1711 vs 1346 points
  • Around 4.2 GB/s (9%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
Advantages of Intel Core i7 10700KF
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5.1 GHz vs 5 GHz)


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 11700KF and i7 10700KF


Vendor Intel Intel
Released March 16, 2021 May 1, 2020
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Rocket Lake Comet Lake
Model number i7-11700KF i7-10700KF
Integrated GPU No No


Performance Cores
P-Cores 8 8
P-Threads 16 16
Base Frequency (P) 3.6 GHz 3.8 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 5 GHz 5.1 GHz
Total Cores 8 8
Total Threads 16 16
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 36x 38x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s 8 GT/s
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) 256K (per core)
L3 Cache 16MB (shared) 16MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes


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

Memory Support

Memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4-2933
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 50 GB/s 45.8 GB/s
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i7 11700KF official page Intel Core i7 10700KF official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 16

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