IntelBX80662I76700
IntelBX80662I76700K

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.4GHz, Skylake.
Release date: Q3 2015.

4 Cores, 8 Threads @4.0GHz, Skylake.
Release date: Q3 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 303,541 user samples
83,085 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 61% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 61% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 108th / 1143
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
220,456 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 76% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 76% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 45th / 1143
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
73.9 % 88 % Faster effective speed.
+19%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
105 Pts 126 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+20%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
359 Pts 427 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+19%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
570 Pts 666 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+17%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
120 Pts 142 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+18%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
430 Pts 518 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+20%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
620 Pts 765 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
+23%
Market Share
Based on 12,875,723 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.89 % 1.88 % Hugely higher market share.
+111%
Value
Value For Money
72.8 % 87.2 % Better value.
+20%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
65 % 86 % Much more popular.
+32%
Price
Price (score)
$304 $299 +2%
Age
Newest
39 Months +2% 40 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts More energy efficient.
+29%
91 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 4 GHz Faster base frequency.
+18%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz 4.2 GHz +5%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
117 Pts 139 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+19%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
124 Pts 147 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+19%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
421 Pts 506 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+20%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
449 Pts 544 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+21%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
571 Pts 698 Pts Faster multi-core int speed.
+22%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
656 Pts 811 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
+24%
Series
CPU Architecture
Skylake Skylake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 530 HD 530
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
Yes No
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$303.00 - $312.00 $339.00 - $350.00
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015C (65W) PCG 2015D (130W)
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
Yes No
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Yes No
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No

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The Core i7-6700K is Intel's latest "Skylake" flagship processor. It replaces the hugely successful i7-4790K and takes the crown as the fastest mainstream consumer CPU available. Comparing performance and specs between the 4790K and 6700K shows that the configuration is largely unchanged (same base clocks, cores, threads) but the improved manufacturing process (14nm) brings a small reduction in TDP and a performance improvement of 8%; almost exactly the same jump as between the Ivy Bridge 3770K and Haswell 4770K. Owners of any unlocked-K Intel CPU from Sandy Bridge or onwards still have no real reason to upgrade as the performance improvements are largely academic but the i7-6700K will be the CPU of choice for the vast majority of top end PC builds in 2015. [Aug '15 CPUPro]

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