Intel Core i7-13700KF: specs and benchmarks


Combined performance score

Core i7-13700KF
16 cores / 24 threads


Intel started Core i7-13700KF sales 27 September 2022 at a recommended price of $384. Based on a Raptor Lake, Raptor Cove, Gracemont architecture, this desktop processor is primarily aimed at home systems. It has 16 cores and 24 threads, and is based on Intel 7 manufacturing technology, with a max turbo frequency of 5400 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1700 processor with a TDP of 125 W, 253 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR5-5600, DDR4-3200 memory.

It provides good benchmark performance at 30.28% of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX.

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WXRyzen ThreadripperPRO 7995WX

General info

Core i7-13700KF processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking124
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Value for money36.41
Market segmentDesktop processor
SeriesIntel Core i7
Architecture codenameRaptor Lake, Raptor Cove, Gracemont
Release date27 September 2022 (1 year old)
Launch price (MSRP)$384of 305 (Core i7-870)
Current price$872 (2.3x MSRP)of 17802 (Threadripper PRO 7995WX)
Value for money

Performance per price, higher is better.

Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores16 (Hexadeca-Core)
Base clock speed3.4 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed5.4 GHzof 6.2 (Core i9-14900KS)
Bus support4 × 16 GT/s
L1 cache80K (per core)of 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
L2 cache2 MB (per core)of 36 (Apple M2 Max)
L3 cache30 MB (shared)of 768 (EPYC 7373X)
Chip lithographyIntel 7 nmof 3 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
Die size257 mm2
Maximum core temperature100 °Cof 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)72 °Cof 105 (Core i7-5950HQ)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility+
Unlocked multiplierYes


Information on Core i7-13700KF compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
Power consumption (TDP)125 W, 253 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Core i7-13700KF. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
Speed Shift+
Turbo Boost Technology2.0
Hyper-Threading Technology+
Idle States+
Thermal Monitoring+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0+

Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

Secure Key+
OS Guard+

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-13700KF's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR5-5600, DDR4-3200of 5600 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
Maximum memory size192 GBof 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels2of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
Maximum memory bandwidth89.6 GB/sof 460.8 (EPYC 9124)


Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version5.0 and 4.0
PCI Express lanes20of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Core i7-13700KF. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

i7-13700KF 30.28


Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

i7-13700KF 46381

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 42%

i7-13700KF 2888

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 42%

i7-13700KF 17620

Gaming performance

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i7-13700KF performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.

AMD equivalent

According to our data, the closest AMD alternative to Core i7-13700KF is Ryzen 9 5950X, which is slower by 2% and lower by 7 positions in our ranking.

Ryzen 9 5950XRyzen 95950X

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i7-13700KF:

Intel Core i7-13700KF 100

Similar processors

Here is our recommendation of several processors that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

i7-13700KCore i713700K
Ryzen 9 5950XRyzen 95950X
i9-13900Core i913900
i9-13900TCore i913900T
i9-12900KSCore i912900KS
Ryzen 9 7900Ryzen 97900

Recommended GPUs

People consider these graphics cards to be good for Core i7-13700KF, according to our PC configuration statistics.

These are the fastest graphics cards for Core i7-13700KF in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 5056 configurations based on Core i7-13700KF in our database.

RTX 4090 GeForce RTX 4090
8.8% (446/5056)
RTX 4080 GeForce RTX 4080
9.3% (468/5056)
RTX 4070 Ti GeForce RTX 4070 Ti
19.1% (964/5056)
RX 7900 XTX Radeon RX 7900 XTX
0.8% (40/5056)
RTX 3090 Ti GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
1.1% (58/5056)
RX 7900 XT Radeon RX 7900 XT
0.6% (30/5056)
RX 6950 XT Radeon RX 6950 XT
0.4% (22/5056)

User Ratings

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