IntelBX80662I76700K
Intel

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

  

4 Cores, 8 Threads @2.7 GHz, Haswell.
Release date ≈ Q3 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 329,500 user samples
329,065 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 72% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 72% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 59th / 1173
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
435 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 55% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 55% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 179th / 1173
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
88.4 % Faster effective speed.
+29%
68.3 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+24%
101 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
431 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+32%
327 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
655 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+34%
490 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
142 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+25%
114 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
528 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+38%
383 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
755 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+43%
527 Pts
Market Share
Based on 18,583,216 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.61 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
84 % Much more popular.
+62%
52 %
Age
Newest
47 Months More recent.
+19%
58+ Months
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
138 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+21%
114 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
147 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+27%
116 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
514 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+35%
382 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
555 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+43%
387 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
687 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+38%
499 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
804 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+48%
543 Pts
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'15 Q2'14
Lithography
Lithography
14 nm 22 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$339.00 - $350.00 $303.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 5 GT/s DMI2
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015D (130W) PCG 2013B
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
34.1 GB/s 25.6 GB/s
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Output
Graphics Output
eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI/VGA
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.15 GHz 1.2 GHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
64 GB 2 GB
Graphics and IMC Lithography
Graphics and IMC Lithography
14 nm 22 nm
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
Yes No
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
No Yes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3.0 Up to 3.0

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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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