Intel Core i7 13700K vs i7 13700F

We compared two 16-core desktop CPUs: the 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7 13700K against the 2.1 GHz i7 13700F. 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
Multi-Core Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of power consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating
The "iGPU" and "Power Efficiency" have a minor impact on the NanoReview Score when comparing desktop CPUs.

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 13700F and 13700K
Advantages of Intel Core i7 13700K
  • Unlocked multiplier
  • Includes an integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 770
  • 4% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5.3 GHz vs 5.1 GHz)

Test in Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs across various tasks

Cinebench R23

Reputable cross-platform benchmark for high-performance processors
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

GeekBench v6

The new version of this benchmark emulates common operations often used in real-world apps
Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
File compression 1680 MB/sec 1360 MB/sec
Clang compilation 159.6 Klines/sec 142.2 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser 493.6 pages/sec 398 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 532.5 Mpixels/sec 476.5 Mpixels/sec
Text processing 278.3 pages/sec 278.4 pages/sec
Background blur 74.8 images/sec 69.2 images/sec
Photo processing 170.7 images/sec 134.4 images/sec
Ray tracing 36.6 Mpixels/sec 32.4 Mpixels/sec
Sources: GeekBench [1], [2]


Synthetic test that focuses on raw computational performance for low-level functions
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Integer math 156.5 GOps/sec 145.2 GOps/sec
Floating point math 116.5 GOps/sec 104.2 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 202M Primes/sec 156M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 64.8M Strings/sec 54.8M Strings/sec
Data encryption 33.9 GBytes/sec 29 GBytes/sec
Data compression 606.7 MBytes/sec 509.8 MBytes/sec
Physics 2731 Frames/sec 2115 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 37.3B Matrices/sec 31B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3], [4]

Value for money

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Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 13700K and i7 13700F


Vendor Intel Intel
Released September 27, 2022 January 3, 2023
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Raptor Lake Raptor Lake
Model number i7-13700K i7-13700F
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 770 No


Performance Cores
P-Cores 8 8
P-Threads 16 16
Base Frequency (P) 3.4 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 5.3 GHz 5.1 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 8 8
E-Threads 8 8
Base Frequency (E) 2.5 GHz 1.5 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 4.2 GHz 4.1 GHz
Total Cores 16 16
Total Threads 24 24
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 34x 21x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 2MB (per core) 2MB (per core)
L3 Cache 30MB (shared) 30MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes No


Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm
TDP (PL1) 125 W 65 W
Max. Boost TDP (PL2) 253 W 219 W
Socket LGA-1700 LGA-1700
Peak temperature 100°C 100°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 770 -
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 1600 MHz -
Shading Units 256 -
TMUs 16 -
ROPs 8 -
Execution Units 32 -
TGP 15 W -

Memory Support

Memory types - DDR5-5600
- DDR4-3200
- DDR5-5600
- DDR4-3200
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 89.6 GB/s 89.6 GB/s
ECC Support Yes Yes


Official site Intel Core i7 13700K official page Intel Core i7 13700F official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 5.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 20

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