Intel Core i7-2700K Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i7-2700K has 4 cores with 8 threads and is based on the 2. gen of the Intel Core i7 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 1155 socket and was released in Q4/2011. The Intel Core i7-2700K scores 782 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 2,894 points.
Intel Core i7-2700K

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i7-2700K. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i7-2700K.

Name: Intel Core i7-2700K
Family: Intel Core i7 (298)
CPU group: Intel Core i 2000 (28)
Architecture: Sandy Bridge S
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 2
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i7-2700K has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i7-2700K is 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 8
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 3.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 3.90 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i7-2700K has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Core i7-2700K uses the Intel HD Graphics 3000, which has 96 texture shaders and 12 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 3000
GPU frequency: 0.85 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.35 GHz
Compute units: 12
Shader: 96
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q1/2011
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 6
Direct X: 10.1
Technology: 32 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: No

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 32 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 21.3 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3-1066
DDR3-1333
17.1 GB/s
21.3 GB/s
Max. Memory: 32 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 8.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 95 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 95 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i7-2700K is made in 32 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 9.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 32 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1155
L2-Cache: 1.00 MB
L3-Cache: 8.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
Release date: Q4/2011
Release price: 295 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i7-2700K have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.

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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 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.
AMD EPYC 7251 AMD EPYC 7251
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
783
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
783
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
783
Intel Core i7-2700K Intel Core i7-2700K
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
782
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
782
Intel Core i5-3550S Intel Core i5-3550S
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
781
Samsung Exynos 1380 Samsung Exynos 1380
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
780

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 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.
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3400GE AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3400GE
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
2897
Intel Core i5-6440HQ Intel Core i5-6440HQ
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
2897
Intel Core i5-7440HQ Intel Core i5-7440HQ
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
2896
Intel Core i7-2700K Intel Core i7-2700K
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
2894
Intel Core i7-4722HQ Intel Core i7-4722HQ
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
2885
Intel Core i7-8665UE Intel Core i7-8665UE
4C 8T @ 1.70 GHz
2874
Intel Core i7-2600 Intel Core i7-2600
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
2874

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i5-3470S Intel Core i5-3470S
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
702
Intel Core i7-3720QM Intel Core i7-3720QM
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
702
Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2
12C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
702
Intel Core i7-2700K Intel Core i7-2700K
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
701
Intel Core i3-4330TE Intel Core i3-4330TE
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
700
Intel Core i7-3540M Intel Core i7-3540M
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
697
AMD Athlon X4 845 AMD Athlon X4 845
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
695

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i5-4460T Intel Core i5-4460T
4C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
2446
Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
2436
Intel Core i5-7267U Intel Core i5-7267U
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
2428
Intel Core i7-2700K Intel Core i7-2700K
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
2418
Intel Atom C5325 Intel Atom C5325
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
2418
Intel Core i7-3770 Intel Core i7-3770
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
2418
Intel Core i3-8121U Intel Core i3-8121U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
2414

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Samsung Exynos 880 Samsung Exynos 880
ARM Mali-G76 MP5 @ 0.72 GHz
260
Samsung Exynos 980 Samsung Exynos 980
ARM Mali-G76 MP5 @ 0.72 GHz
260
Intel Core i7-2600K Intel Core i7-2600K
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.35 GHz
259
Intel Core i7-2700K Intel Core i7-2700K
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.35 GHz
259
Intel Atom x7213E Intel Atom x7213E
Intel UHD Graphics 16 EUs (Alder Lake) @ 1.00 GHz
256
Intel Atom x7211E Intel Atom x7211E
Intel UHD Graphics 16 EUs (Alder Lake) @ 1.00 GHz
256
Intel Core i7-3615QE Intel Core i7-3615QE
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 1.00 GHz
256

Estimated results for 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.
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T AMD Phenom II X6 1090T
6C 6T @ 3.60 GHz
5710
Intel Core i7-3820QM Intel Core i7-3820QM
4C 8T @ 2.70 GHz
5707
Intel Core i7-3720QM Intel Core i7-3720QM
4C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
5689
Intel Core i7-2700K Intel Core i7-2700K
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
5688
AMD Ryzen 3 3300U AMD Ryzen 3 3300U
4C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
5684
Intel Core i5-4690K Intel Core i5-4690K
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
5674
Intel Core i5-7440EQ Intel Core i5-7440EQ
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
5670

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core i7-3770S Intel Core i7-3770S
4C 8T @ 3.10 GHz
1730
Intel Core i7-5700HQ Intel Core i7-5700HQ
4C 8T @ 2.70 GHz
1729
Intel Core i7-6700HQ Intel Core i7-6700HQ
4C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
1725
Intel Core i7-2700K Intel Core i7-2700K
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
1723
Intel Core i5-7600 Intel Core i5-7600
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1709
Intel Core i7-6820HQ Intel Core i7-6820HQ
4C 8T @ 2.70 GHz
1704
Intel Core i7-3740QM Intel Core i7-3740QM
4C 8T @ 2.70 GHz
1700

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