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  • MX64869 Core™ i7-7700K Processor, 4.20GHz w/ 8MB Cache
  • MX64869 Core™ i7-7700K Processor, 4.20GHz w/ 8MB Cache
  • MX64869 Core™ i7-7700K Processor, 4.20GHz w/ 8MB Cache

Core™ i7-7700K Processor, 4.20GHz w/ 8MB Cache

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Great but runs hot

11/6/2017 8:54:59 AM
Chase from Edmonton writes:
Strengths:
The 7700k is a very fast CPU with an unlocked multiplier. The high clock speed is great for gaming. The Fallout 4 high textures pack recommends at least a 6 core CPU, but this will handle it with no problems.
Weaknesses:
Runs very hot compared to previous gen Intel chips. If you're going to overclock you'll need a high end air cooler or a liquid cooler. I get between 25 ~ 30° C idle using a Corsair H115i cooler. These chips are very inconsistent when it comes to overclocking capabilities. Around 75% of these can achieve 4.9GHz and 50% can get to 5.0GHz. These also require a shockingly high voltage for a stable overclock.
Summary:
If you're looking at an 1151 CPU and Z270 chipset - be warned that the 1151 v2 CPUs (ex. 8700K) are NOT compatible with Z270 motherboards. I run mine at 4.8GHz and during a stress test it will peak in the mid 80's. Realistically you won't see that if you're gaming, but it's still hotter than preferred. I've heard of people "de-lidding" them and the temp drops anywhere between 10-25C. Get yourself a closed loop liquid cooler for this.

Amazing!

10/17/2017 9:06:15 PM
Nathan from Edmonton writes:
Strengths:
Doesn't run hot at all in my experience. 15% overclock on air cooling. never goes above 55 C
Weaknesses:
None that I can tell
Summary:

It's an i7 that runs hot

4/26/2017 4:27:38 PM
Josh from Winnipeg writes:
Strengths:
Awesome single thread and good multi-threadwd performance. Unlocked Processor. 5Ghz overclock is not too difficult with the right cooling...
Weaknesses:
-Expensive -Runs very hot -No cooler
Summary:
The thermal application between the chip and the heat-spreader is awful. "De-lidding" the chip to remove the stock paste and decrease the gap between the two is very common for this CPU. However I really don't feel like taking an exacto knife to my 500$ CPU just to achieve proper temps. 5Ghz @ 1.35 volts = temp spikes into the 90's with a Kraken X62 AIO liquid cooler. Poor quality control from Intel.

Fantastic!

3/8/2017 10:30:04 PM
Michael from Edmonton writes:
Strengths:
Incredibly fast! Upgraded to the 7700K from a 2600K and the speed differences are noticeable in many games, especially Starcraft 2. Was debating between this and a Ryzen 1800X but after deciding on the 7700K I'm incredibly happy.
Weaknesses:
No cooler included and not many people recommend air. You'll need to invest in a decent AIO water cooling solution to keep the temps down.
Summary:
Fantastic CPU just budget for a water cooling solution and not an air cooler.

7700k

2/23/2017 5:14:44 AM
buzzzsaw from southern BC writes:
Strengths:
very fast,
Weaknesses:
run 10 passes Intel burn test Extreme settings at stock clocks, H105 cooler, 77.c not much head room for a overclock
Summary:
great chip,10$ less than the 6700k,cant go wrong,

Fast 8-thread Processor

2/2/2017 10:59:04 AM
Happy Customer from Calgary writes:
Strengths:
I was pleasantly surprised by the speed increase compared to my previous Intel Core i7-2600K processor. While not magnitudes faster, it is noticeably faster when compiling using 8 threads.
Weaknesses:
Does not include a stock CPU cooler. Works well with and is very quiet with a Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO CPU Cooler.
Summary:
Good solid CPU w/ Integrated GPU for my software development needs.
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