What are the best Intel Core i7 processors?

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    #1Intel i7-5820K

    Intel i7-5820K

    The Intel i7-5820K is a high-end 22nm Haswell-E based 3.6 GHz 6-core CPU. This processor features 15Mb of smart cache and up to 68Gb/s maximum memory bandwidth. Also, it' features 65 cores with 12 threads and supports the latest VR gaming headsets.

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    Walter Simmons
    Written on February 20, 2018
    "If you're looking for a solid Intel Core i7 processor, then look no further than the Intel i7-5820K. It is a high-end 22nm Haswell-E based 3.6 GHz 6-core CPU. It features 15mb of smart cache and up to 68Gb/s maximum memory bandwidth."
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    #2Intel i7-4790K

    Intel i7-4790K
    The Intel i7-4790k is a high-end 22nm Haswell 4.1 GHz quad-core CPU. It's compatible with the z97 boards and it's not compatible with Z87 Intel Motherboards. It fits with the LGA 1150 socket for motherboards that feature it.
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    Sean Arnold
    Written on February 19, 2018
    "I wanted to get one of the new i7 chips and so I got the Intel i7-4790K. I have never had a good CPU like this before, it blows everything out of the water in comparison to the other i7 chips I looked at."
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    #3Intel i7-8700

    Intel i7-8700

    The Intel Core i7-8700 Processor is one of the most powerful Intel processors for gaming. It is only compatible with motherboards based on the Intel 300 series and features 6 cores and 12 threads and speeds up to 4.60Ghz at the turbo maximum frequency. 

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    Vincent Jordan
    Written on February 8, 2018
    "Among the cream of the crop for gaming CPUs. Great single core performance for games that don't use multi threading, which is all games. Great over clocking is possible with this chip, but make sure you get a good cooler to support it. Worth the money if you're willing to spend it."
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    #4Intel Core i7-7820X Processor

    Intel Core i7-7820X Processor

    The Intel Core i7-7820X Processor Extreme Edition features an LGA 2066 socket, 8 cores, and 16 threads, Intel Turbo boosts max technology 3.0 and Intel Optane memory ready and support for Intel Optane SDD.

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    David Nelson
    Written on February 18, 2018
    "Very good description of processor pretty powerful. Site has lots of good reviews. "
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    #5Intel 7th Gen Intel Core Desktop Processor i7-7700K

    Intel 7th Gen Intel Core Desktop Processor i7-7700K

    The Intel 7th Gen Intel Core Desktop Processor i7-7700K features socket LGA 1151, Intel 200/1001 series chipset, Intel HD Graphics 630, Intel Turbo Boost technology 2.0 and Intel Hyper-Threading Technology.

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    Eric Jordan
    Written on February 22, 2018
    "Intel's 7th Generation Intel Core Desktop Processor i7-7700K is one of the best cpus out there. It has enough power to be useful for many year. Arguably one of the best Intel Core i7 processors.."
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    #6Intel Core i7 6700K

    Intel Core i7 6700K

    The Intel i7-6700k is a powerful processor that lets your computer go faster and be more productive. Among other things, this small chip allows you to have a display resolution up to 4096x2304.



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    Mercedes Sandoval
    Written on February 17, 2018
    "This processor is a bit older now, but still delivers performance and power that most of us need. I went with this processor over a newer one that my friend installed and we can tell no difference in gameplay."
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    #7Intel i7-6700K

    Intel i7-6700K
    The Intel i7-6700K is a high-end 14nm Skylake based 4 GHz quad-core CPU. It is an unlocked processor that supports DDR4 and DDR3L and a display resolution up to 4096x2304.
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    Joseph Reyes
    Written on February 16, 2018
    "A nice processor. Very quick and helps my computer run quickly. It's not incredibly expensive but it's really good quality. A nice mid range processor for those who don't want to spend a fortune. "
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    #8Samsung NP700Z5B-W01UB

    Samsung NP700Z5B-W01UB

    Samsung NP700Z5B-W01UB is a 15.6-inch laptop manufactured by Samsung. It is equipped with a 2.2Hz Intel Core i7-2675QM processor with 6GB DDR3 SDRAM. It sports a 750 GB mechanical hard drive and AMD Radeon HD 6490M Graphics coprocessor.

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    Divya Banerjee
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "While it does have a finger print reader, it is a reliable device. It is lightweight and has a durable case. Finally, the price was reasonable."
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    #9Samsung NP470R5E-K02UB

    Samsung NP470R5E-K02UB

    The Samsung NP470R5E-K02UB (ATIV Book 4) is a laptop computer manufactured by Samsung. It is equipped with a 2GHz Intel Core i7 processor with 8 GB SDRAM DDR3. It sports a 750 GB mechanical hard drive and has a screen size of 15.6 inches.

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    Evelyn Kennedy
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "I wanted to get an updated computer with a Intel Core i7 processor. The Samsung NP470R5E-K02UB came at an amazing price and has the exact processor and RAM that I wanted."

Summary

Best What are the best Intel Core i7 processors
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Intel i7-5820KElectronics 9 Paid
2Intel i7-4790KElectronics 7 Paid
3Intel i7-8700Electronics 6 Paid
4Intel Core i7-7820X ProcessorElectronics 6 Paid
5Intel 7th Gen Intel Core Desktop Processor i7-7700KElectronics 3 Paid
6Intel Core i7 6700KElectronics 2 Paid
7Intel i7-6700KElectronics 1 Paid
8Samsung NP700Z5B-W01UBElectronics 0 Paid
9Samsung NP470R5E-K02UBElectronics 0 Paid
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