AMDFD8320FRHKBOX
IntelBX80662I56600K

8 Cores, 8 Threads
@3.5GHz Piledriver (2012)

4 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.5GHz Skylake (2015)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 166,029 user samples
45,626 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 62% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 45% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 45% Great: 62%
SPEED RANK: 294th / 1104
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
120,403 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 64% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 64% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 41st / 1104
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
51.8 % 86.8 % Much faster effective speed.
+67%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
70.3 Pts 119 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+69%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
253 Pts 451 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+78%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
437 Pts 461 Pts Slightly faster multi-core speed.
+5%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
81.4 Pts 143 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+76%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
304 Pts 564 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+86%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
530 Pts 565 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+7%
Market Share
Based on 8,857,875 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.57 % 1.27 % Hugely higher market share.
+123%
Value
Value For Money
77 % 104 % Much better value.
+35%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % 78 % Much more popular.
+30%
Price
Price (score)
$102 Much cheaper.
+44%
$180
Age
Newest
67 Months 33 Months Much more recent.
+51%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 91 Watts More energy efficient.
+27%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz +3% 3.9 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
88.1 Pts 139 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+58%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
75.4 Pts 147 Pts Hugely faster single-core fp speed.
+95%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
323 Pts 548 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+70%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
276 Pts 579 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+110%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
541 Pts 548 Pts +1%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
464 Pts 583 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
+26%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver (2012) Skylake (2015)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 530
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The Intel Core i5-6600K is based on the new "Skylake" 14nm manufacturing process. Sporting 4 physical cores with base/turbo clocks of 3.5/3.9 GHz the 6600K and its predecessor, the 4690K share the same basic configuration and disappointingly, offer similar performance. Comparing the 6600K and 6700K shows that the 6700K has faster multi and single core performance. The improved multi core performance is due to Hyperthreading which is the key differentiator for the i7-6700K. The gap in single core performance can largely be eliminated by overclocking the i5-6600K so although the stock effective speed is significantly higher on the 6700K, this gap diminishes significantly when both processors are overclocked. At a 30% discount, the 6600K is the better value gaming CPU. [Aug '15 CPUPro]

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