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Intel Core i5-7260U vs Intel Core i7-7700 vs Intel Core i3-7100U

Intel Core i5-7260U

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The Intel Core i5-7260U is a fast dual-core SoC for notebooks and Ultrabooks based on the Kaby Lake architecture and was announced in January 2017. The CPU has two processor cores clocked at 2.2-3.4 GHz (two cores also up to 3.4 GHz). The processor can execute up to four threads simultaneously thanks to Hyper Threading. It is also equipped with an Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 GPU with 64 MB eDRAM, a dual-channel memory controller (DDR4) as well as VP9 and H.265 video decoding as well as encoding. The chip is still manufactured in a 14nm process with FinFET transistors.

Compared to the Core i7-7360U, the i5-7260 does have lower CPU (-200 MHz Turbo, -100 MHz Base) and GPU (-50 MHz) clocks.

Architecture

Intel basically uses the same micro architecture compared to Skylake, so the per-MHz performance does not differ. The manufacturer only reworked the Speed Shift technology for faster dynamic adjustments of voltages and clocks, and the improved 14nm process allows much higher frequencies combined with better efficiency than before.

Performance

At 2.2-3.4 GHz, the Core i5-7260U has much lower clocks compared to the old Core i5-6267U (2.9-3.3 GHz), but has slightly higher Turbo clocks. Similar to the 6267U, the i6-7260U can also use the 64 MB eDRAM, which should increase the performance in some scenarios.

Graphics

The integrated Intel Iris Plus 640 Graphics is the GT3e model of the Kaby Lake GPU (Intel Gen. 9.5). It has 48 Execution Units running at 300-950 MHz (i7 models up to 1050 MHz) and the performance is comparable to a GeForce 920MX thanks to fast eDRAM cache. However, there aren't any significant improvements compared to the old Iris Pro 540, so modern games can often not be played smoothly or only at the lowest or medium settings, respectively.

Contrary to Skylake, Kaby lake now also supports H.265/HEVC Main 10 with a 10-bit color depth as well as Google's VP9 codec. The dual-core Kaby Lake processors announced in January should also support HDCP 2.2.

Power Consumption

The chip is manufactured in an improved 14nm process with FinFET transistors, which improves the efficiency even further. Intel still specifies the TDP with 15 Watts, which is typical for ULV chips. Depending on the usage scenario, the TDP can vary between 7.5 (cTDP Down) and 25 Watts.

Intel Core i7-7700

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The Intel Core i7-7700 is a fast quad-core processor for desktops based on the Kaby Lake architecture and was announced in January 2017. It is the top model of the 65 Watt consumer Kaby-Lake-H series at the time of the announcement. The faster CPUs, like the Core i7-7700K, are specified with 91 Watt. Besides four cores including Hyper-Threading (8 threads) support running at 3.6 - 4.2 GHz, the processor is also equipped with the HD Graphics 630 GPU as well as a dual-channel memory controller (DDR3L-1600/DDR4-2400). It is manufactured in a 14nm process with FinFET transistors.

Architecture

Intel basically uses the same micro architecture compared to Skylake, so the per-MHz performance does not differ. The manufacturer only reworked the Speed Shift technology for faster dynamic adjustments of voltages and clocks, and the improved 14nm process allows much higher frequencies combined with better efficiency than before.

Power Consumption

The chip is manufactured in an improved 14nm process with FinFET transistors, which improves the efficiency slightly.

Intel Core i3-7100U

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The Intel Core i3-7100U is a dual-core processor of the Kaby Lake architecture. It offers two CPU cores clocked at 2.4 GHz (without Turbo Boost) and integrates HyperThreading to work with up to 4 threads at once. The architectural differences are rather small compared to the Skylake generation, therefore the performance per MHz should be very similar. The SoC includes a dual channel DDR4 memory controller and Intel HD Graphics 620 graphics card (clocked at 300 - 1000 MHz). It is manufactured in an improved 14nm FinFET process at Intel. Compare to the old Skylake Core i3-6100U, the i3-7100U offers a 100 MHz improved clock speed.

 Architecture

Intel basically uses the same micro architecture compared to Skylake, so the per-MHz performance does not differ. The manufacturer only reworked the Speed Shift technology for faster dynamic adjustments of voltages and clocks, and the improved 14nm process allows much higher frequencies combined with better efficiency than before.

ModelIntel Core i5-7260UIntel Core i7-7700Intel Core i3-7100U
SeriesIntel Kaby LakeIntel Kaby LakeIntel Kaby Lake
CodenameKaby LakeKaby LakeKaby Lake
Series: Kaby Lake Kaby Lake
Intel Core i7-7700K4.2 - 4.5 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-77003.6 - 4.2 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v63.1 - 4.2 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7920HQ3.1 - 4.1 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7700T2.9 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7600K3.8 - 4.2 GHz4 / 4 cores8 MB L3
Intel Xeon E3-1505M v63 - 4 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7820HQ2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7820HK2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7700HQ2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-75003.4 - 3.8 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7440HQ2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7567U3.5 - 4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7660U2.5 - 4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7600U2.8 - 3.9 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7300HQ2.5 - 3.5 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7500T2.7 - 3.3 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7287U3.3 - 3.7 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7560U2.4 - 3.8 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7267U3.1 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7360U2.3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7500U2.7 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7300U2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7260U « 2.2 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7200U2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7100H3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7167U2.8 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7Y751.3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7Y571.2 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7Y541.2 - 3.2 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7100U2.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core m3-7Y321 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4415U2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Core m3-7Y301 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3965U2.2 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7020U2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3867U1.8 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3865U1.8 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y1.7 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y1.6 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4410Y1.5 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3965Y1.5 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7700K4.2 - 4.5 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7700 « 3.6 - 4.2 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v63.1 - 4.2 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7920HQ3.1 - 4.1 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7700T2.9 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7600K3.8 - 4.2 GHz4 / 4 cores8 MB L3
Intel Xeon E3-1505M v63 - 4 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7820HQ2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7820HK2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7700HQ2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-75003.4 - 3.8 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7440HQ2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7567U3.5 - 4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7660U2.5 - 4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7600U2.8 - 3.9 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7300HQ2.5 - 3.5 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7500T2.7 - 3.3 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7287U3.3 - 3.7 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7560U2.4 - 3.8 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7267U3.1 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7360U2.3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7500U2.7 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7300U2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7260U2.2 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7200U2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7100H3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7167U2.8 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7Y751.3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7Y571.2 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7Y541.2 - 3.2 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7100U2.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core m3-7Y321 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4415U2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Core m3-7Y301 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3965U2.2 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7020U2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3867U1.8 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3865U1.8 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y1.7 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y1.6 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4410Y1.5 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3965Y1.5 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7700K4.2 - 4.5 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-77003.6 - 4.2 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v63.1 - 4.2 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7920HQ3.1 - 4.1 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7700T2.9 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7600K3.8 - 4.2 GHz4 / 4 cores8 MB L3
Intel Xeon E3-1505M v63 - 4 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7820HQ2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7820HK2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7700HQ2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-75003.4 - 3.8 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7440HQ2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7567U3.5 - 4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7660U2.5 - 4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7600U2.8 - 3.9 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7300HQ2.5 - 3.5 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7500T2.7 - 3.3 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7287U3.3 - 3.7 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7560U2.4 - 3.8 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7267U3.1 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7360U2.3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7500U2.7 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7300U2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7260U2.2 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7200U2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7100H3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7167U2.8 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7Y751.3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7Y571.2 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7Y541.2 - 3.2 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7100U « 2.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core m3-7Y321 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4415U2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Core m3-7Y301 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3965U2.2 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7020U2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3867U1.8 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3865U1.8 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y1.7 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y1.6 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4410Y1.5 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3965Y1.5 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Clock2200 - 3400 MHz3600 - 4200 MHz2400 MHz
L1 Cache128 KB256 KB128 KB
L2 Cache512 KB1 MB512 KB
L3 Cache4 MB8 MB3 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 44 / 82 / 4
TDP15 Watt65 Watt15 Watt
Technology14 nm14 nm14 nm
max. Temp.100 °C100 °C
SocketBGA1356FCLGA1151BGA1356
FeaturesDual-Channel DDR4 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIDDR3(L)-1600/DDR4-2400 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, AES-NI, TSX-NI, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vProDual-Channel DDR4 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
iGPUIntel Iris Plus Graphics 640 (300 - 950 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 630 (350 - 1150 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 620 (300 - 1000 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
$304 U.S.$303 U.S.$281 U.S.
Announced
Manufacturerark.intel.comark.intel.comark.intel.com

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
373 Points (2%)
min: 836     avg: 861     median: 857 (5%)     max: 889 Points
min: 256     avg: 257     median: 256.5 (2%)     max: 260 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
142 Points (43%)
min: 153     avg: 171.3     median: 178 (54%)     max: 183 Points
min: 86     avg: 94.3     median: 95 (29%)     max: 100 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 i7-7700 +
9.5 Points (12%)
2.9 Points (4%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 i7-7700 +
2 Points (50%)
1 Points (26%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 3871     avg: 3874     median: 3874 (23%)     max: 3877 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 8718     avg: 8758     median: 8757.5 (6%)     max: 8797 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 i7-7700 +
210.1 s (2%)
min: 635     avg: 640     median: 640 (8%)     max: 645 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 i7-7700 +
6.7 s (1%)
min: 20.19     avg: 20.3     median: 20.2 (4%)     max: 20.3 s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 i7-7700 +
49 fps (17%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 i7-7700 +
181 fps (42%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 i7-7700 +
10.2 s (2%)
min: 14.06     avg: 14.9     median: 14.9 (3%)     max: 15.8 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 i7-7700 +
22.9 s (1%)
min: 31.64     avg: 34     median: 34 (1%)     max: 36.3 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 i7-7700 +
556 s (2%)
min: 712     avg: 765     median: 765 (3%)     max: 818 s
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 i7-7700 +
min: 10706     avg: 10740     median: 10739.5 (29%)     max: 10773 Points
min: 3121     avg: 3357     median: 3428 (9%)     max: 3595 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 i7-7700 +
min: 54177     avg: 57570     median: 57569.5 (47%)     max: 60962 Points
min: 19210     avg: 25168     median: 25167.5 (20%)     max: 31125 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
100%
1 i7-7700 +
53710 Points (44%)
19308 Points (16%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
21164 Points (18%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 i7-7700 +
min: 8301     avg: 8650     median: 8650 (22%)     max: 8999 Points
min: 2366     avg: 2620     median: 2729 (7%)     max: 2765 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
100%
1 i7-7700 +
min: 11520     avg: 12081     median: 12081 (22%)     max: 12642 Points
min: 3845     avg: 3885     median: 3885 (7%)     max: 3925 Points
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
920 Points (39%)
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
2064 Points (4%)
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
4156 Points (42%)
3016 Points (30%)
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
8567 Points (9%)
5895 Points (6%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
2947 Points (40%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
5636 Points (14%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
5136 Points (9%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
2340 Points (46%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
1528 ms (2%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
341.3 ms (4%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
24098 Points (21%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-7260U → 100% n=2

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-7700 → 178% n=2

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i3-7100U → 68% n=2

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
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