Friday January 27, 2017

Early Benchmarks of the Intel Core i7 7700K on Linux

The open source enthusiasts over at Phoronix have some early review data of Intel's new i7-7700K. It's less of a review, and more like an early dump of benchmarks, but if you have been looking for some solid data on how this chip performs in some common Linux applications, this should do the trick. You can check out our reviews of the i7-7700K here, for reference.

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I'll have up a proper Core i7 7700K Linux review in the days ahead compared to various other CPUs. For this comparison I am using Intel's Clear Linux distribution as the base. So far today though I do have some fresh Kabylake comparisons from Clear Linux using the Core i3 7100, Core i5 7600K, and Core i7 7700K. So while waiting on the complete results, you can check out these early numbers: