Intel Core i7-7700K vs. AMD Epyc 7281

Intel Core i7-7700KAMD Epyc 7281
4.20 GHzFrequency2.20 GHz
4.50 GHzTurbo (1 Core)2.70 GHz
4.40 GHzTurbo (All Cores)2.70 GHz
4Cores16
YesHyperthreadingYes
YesOverclocking ?No
8 MBCache32 MB
Intel HD Graphics 630GPU
0.35 GHzGPU frequency
1.15 GHzGPU (Turbo)
10GPU Generation
12.0DirectX Version
3Max. displays0
24Execution units
Decode/EncodeCodec h264No
Decode/EncodeCodec JPEGNo
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 8bitNo
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 10bitNo
Decode/EncodeCodec VP8No
DecodeCodec VP9No
DecodeCodec VC-1No
Decode/EncodeCodec AVCNo
Kaby LakeArchitectureZen
DDR4-2400MemoryDDR4-2666
2Memory channels8
NoECCYes
3.0PCIe version3.0
16PCIe lanes128
14 nmTechnology14 nm
LGA 1151SocketSP3
91WTDP170W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationAMD-V, SEV
Q1/2017Release dateQ3/2017
ca. 350 $Market priceca. 625 $


Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-7700KIntel Core i7-7700K
4x 4.20 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
466 (100%)
AMD Epyc 7281AMD Epyc 7281
16x 2.20 GHz (2.70 GHz) HT
0 (0%)



Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-7700KIntel Core i7-7700K
4x 4.20 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
2257 (100%)
AMD Epyc 7281AMD Epyc 7281
16x 2.20 GHz (2.70 GHz) HT
0 (0%)



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-7700KIntel Core i7-7700K
4x 4.20 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
200 (100%)
AMD Epyc 7281AMD Epyc 7281
16x 2.20 GHz (2.70 GHz) HT
119 (60%)



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-7700KIntel Core i7-7700K
4x 4.20 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
995 (49%)
AMD Epyc 7281AMD Epyc 7281
16x 2.20 GHz (2.70 GHz) HT
2033 (100%)



Passmark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i7-7700KIntel Core i7-7700K
4x 4.20 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
12089 (91%)
AMD Epyc 7281AMD Epyc 7281
16x 2.20 GHz (2.70 GHz) HT
13293 (100%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-7700KIntel Core i7-7700K
4x 4.20 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
5130 (100%)
AMD Epyc 7281AMD Epyc 7281
16x 2.20 GHz (2.70 GHz) HT
3175 (62%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-7700KIntel Core i7-7700K
4x 4.20 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
18702 (53%)
AMD Epyc 7281AMD Epyc 7281
16x 2.20 GHz (2.70 GHz) HT
35367 (100%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-7700KIntel Core i7-7700K
4x 4.20 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
2.36 (100%)
AMD Epyc 7281AMD Epyc 7281
16x 2.20 GHz (2.70 GHz) HT
1.46 (62%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-7700KIntel Core i7-7700K
4x 4.20 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
10.94 (53%)
AMD Epyc 7281AMD Epyc 7281
16x 2.20 GHz (2.70 GHz) HT
20.61 (100%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i7-7700KIntel Core i7-7700K
4x 4.20 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
42.6 (100%)
AMD Epyc 7281AMD Epyc 7281
16x 2.20 GHz (2.70 GHz) HT
0 (0%)



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