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Intel Core m3-7Y32 vs Intel Core i7-7700K

Intel Core m3-7Y32

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The Intel Core m3-7Y32 is a very efficient dual-core SoC for tablets and passively cooled notebooks based on the Kaby Lake architecture and was announced early 2017. It is the more or less the successor to the in 2016 introduced Core m3-7Y30 that offers 400 MHz less Turbo Boost clock speed. Thanks to Hyper Threading, the processor can execute up to four threads simultaneously. The chips also includes the Intel HD Graphics 615 GPU, a dual-channel memory controller (DDR3L/LPDDR3) as well as VP9 and H.265 video de- and encoder. It is still produced in a 14 nm process with FinFET transistors. 

Architecture

Intel basically used the familiar micro architecture from the Skylake generation, so the per-MHz performance is identical. Only the Speed-Shift technology for faster dynamic adjustments of the voltages and clocks was improved, and the matured 14 nm process now also enables much higher frequencies and better efficiency than before. 

Performance

Since Intel basically removed the Core m5 and Core m7 series or included them into the higher i5 and i7 series, respectively, the m3-7Y32 is officially the last Core-m chip (together with the former m3-7Y30). Thanks to its high Turbo clock, the 7Y32 can sometimes keep up with the 15 Watt models for short peak load and single-thread scenarios, but the clocks will drop significantly under sustained workloads. The CPU is still suitable for many more demanding applications as well as multitasking. Thanks to the improved efficiency, the CPU can often even beat the Core m5 and m7 siblings from the previous Skylake generation.

Graphics

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 615 GPU has 24 Execution Units (EUs) like the old HD Graphics 515 and runs with clocks between 300 and 900 MHz in combination with this processor. The performance heavily depends on the TDP limit as well as the memory configuration; with fast LPDDR3-1866 RAM in dual-channel mode, the GPU should sometimes be able to compete with the HD Graphics 520, but can also be much slower in other scenarios. Modern games from 2016 will, if at all, only run smoothly in the lowest settings.

Contrary to Skylake, Kaby Lake now also supports hardware decoding for H.265/HEVC Main10 with a 10-bit color depth as well as Google's VP9 codec.

Power Consumption

The chip is manufactured in an improved 14 nm process with FinFET transistors, so the power efficiency was once again improved significantly. The typical TDP for the Y-series is specified at 4.5 Watts, and can be adjusted in both directions depending on the usage scenario.

Intel Core i7-7700K

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The Intel Core i7-7700K 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 consumer Kaby-Lake-H series at the time of the announcement. Besides four cores including Hyper-Threading (8 threads) support running at 4.2 - 4.5 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.

Performance

Thanks to the 200 (base) and 300 MHz (Boost) higher clock speed, respectively, the i7-7700K is a few percent faster than the old Skylake Core i7-6700K that offers the same per-MHz performance. Therefore, it is a very fast quad-core CPU that offers sufficient performance for all tasks.

Graphics

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 630 has 24 Execution Units (similar to previous HD Graphics 530) running at 350 - 1150 MHz. The performance depends a lot on the memory configuration; it should be comparable to a dedicated Nvidia GeForce 920M in combination with fast DDR4-2133 dual-channel memory.

Contrary to Skylake, Kaby Lake now supports hardware decoding for H.265/HEVC Main 10 with a 10-bit color depth as well as Google's VP9 codec. The dual-core Kaby Lake processors, which were 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 slightly. Intel still specifies the TDP with 91 Watts, which is a lot more than the 45 Watts of the mobile Kaby-Lake-H CPUs.

ModelIntel Core m3-7Y32Intel Core i7-7700K
SeriesIntel Kaby LakeIntel Kaby Lake
CodenameKaby LakeKaby Lake
Series: Kaby Lake Kaby Lake
Intel Core i7-7700K4.2 - 4.5 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7700 compare3.6 - 4.2 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6 compare3.1 - 4.2 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7920HQ compare3.1 - 4.1 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7700T compare2.9 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7600K compare3.8 - 4.2 GHz4 / 4 cores8 MB L3
Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 compare3 - 4 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7820HQ compare2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7820HK compare2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7700HQ compare2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7500 compare3.4 - 3.8 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7440HQ compare2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7567U compare3.5 - 4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7660U compare2.5 - 4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7600U compare2.8 - 3.9 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7300HQ compare2.5 - 3.5 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7500T compare2.7 - 3.3 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7287U compare3.3 - 3.7 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7560U compare2.4 - 3.8 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7267U compare3.1 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7360U compare2.3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7500U compare2.7 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7300U compare2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7260U compare2.2 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7200U compare2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7100H compare3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7167U compare2.8 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7Y75 compare1.3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7Y57 compare1.2 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7Y54 compare1.2 - 3.2 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7100U compare2.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core m3-7Y32 « 1 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4415U compare2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Core m3-7Y30 compare1 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3965U compare2.2 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7020U compare2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3867U compare1.8 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3865U compare1.8 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y compare1.7 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y compare1.6 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4410Y compare1.5 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3965Y compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7700K « 4.2 - 4.5 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7700 compare3.6 - 4.2 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6 compare3.1 - 4.2 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7920HQ compare3.1 - 4.1 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7700T compare2.9 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7600K compare3.8 - 4.2 GHz4 / 4 cores8 MB L3
Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 compare3 - 4 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7820HQ compare2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7820HK compare2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7700HQ compare2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7500 compare3.4 - 3.8 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7440HQ compare2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7567U compare3.5 - 4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7660U compare2.5 - 4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7600U compare2.8 - 3.9 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7300HQ compare2.5 - 3.5 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7500T compare2.7 - 3.3 GHz4 / 4 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7287U compare3.3 - 3.7 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7560U compare2.4 - 3.8 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7267U compare3.1 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7360U compare2.3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7500U compare2.7 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7300U compare2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7260U compare2.2 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7200U compare2.5 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7100H compare3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7167U compare2.8 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core i7-7Y75 compare1.3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7Y57 compare1.2 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i5-7Y54 compare1.2 - 3.2 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7100U compare2.4 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Core m3-7Y321 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4415U compare2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Core m3-7Y30 compare1 - 2.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3965U compare2.2 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Core i3-7020U compare2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores3 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3867U compare1.8 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3865U compare1.8 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4425Y compare1.7 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y compare1.6 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Pentium Gold 4410Y compare1.5 GHz2 / 4 cores2 MB L3
Intel Celeron 3965Y compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 cores2 MB L3
Clock1000 - 3000 MHz4200 - 4500 MHz
L1 Cache128 KB256 KB
L2 Cache512 KB1 MB
L3 Cache4 MB8 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 44 / 8
TDP4.5 Watt91 Watt
Technology14 nm14 nm
max. Temp.100 °C
SocketBGAFCLGA1151
FeaturesDual-Channel DDR3L-1600/LPDDR3-1866 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI, TXTDDR3(L)-1600/DDR4-2400 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, AES-NI, TSX-NI, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 615 (300 - 900 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 630 (350 - 1150 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
$281 U.S.$339 U.S.
Announced
Manufacturerark.intel.com

Benchmarks

Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 Multi Core
100%
1 m3-7Y32 +
1293 Points (1%)
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 Single Core
100%
1 m3-7Y32 +
637 Points (27%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
465 Points (52%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
2200 Points (5%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
265 Points (2%)
min: 897     avg: 940     median: 938.5 (6%)     max: 984 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
120 Points (36%)
min: 190     avg: 192.3     median: 192.5 (58%)     max: 194 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 9.78     avg: 10.4     median: 10.4 (13%)     max: 10.91 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 2.18     avg: 2.2     median: 2.2 (54%)     max: 2.2 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 7222     avg: 7305     median: 7304.5 (44%)     max: 7387 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 28189     avg: 28903     median: 28903 (21%)     max: 29617 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
min: 169.8     avg: 173.1     median: 173.1 (2%)     max: 176.3 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
min: 5.5     avg: 5.6     median: 5.6 (1%)     max: 5.615 s
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
5823 Points (9%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
61.6 fps (22%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
230 fps (53%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
min: 0.54     avg: 0.5     median: 0.5 (0%)     max: 0.554 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
min: 0.919     avg: 0.9     median: 0.9 (16%)     max: 0.939 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
min: 5.4     avg: 5.5     median: 5.5 (14%)     max: 5.5 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
10156 Points (22%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 8.11     avg: 8.2     median: 8.2 (2%)     max: 8.22 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 18.3     avg: 18.4     median: 18.4 (1%)     max: 18.41 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
440 s (2%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
2747 Points (7%)
min: 9975     avg: 11450     median: 11813 (32%)     max: 12026 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 64424     avg: 65351     median: 65408 (53%)     max: 66220 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
66177 Points (54%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
67714 Points (57%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
2606 Points (7%)
min: 9230     avg: 9587     median: 9558 (24%)     max: 9974 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 13137     avg: 13702     median: 13672.5 (24%)     max: 14325 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
min: 5276     avg: 5383     median: 5383 (23%)     max: 5490 Points
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 m3-7Y32 +
773 Points (33%)
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 m3-7Y32 +
1576 Points (3%)
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 m3-7Y32 +
3774 Points (38%)
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 m3-7Y32 +
6736 Points (7%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
5480 Points (75%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
17800 Points (43%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
18800 Points (29%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
4700 Points (70%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
12169 Points (98%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
10472 Points (95%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
17576 Points (34%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
17183 Points (35%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
15476 Points (40%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
769 ms (1%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
52 ms (1%)
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
145 Watt (25%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
127 Watt (23%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Efficiency - external Monitor
7.8 Points per Watt (6%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core m3-7Y32 → 100% n=4

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-7700K → 328% n=4

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