Average Bench: 79.9% (63rd of 1206)

Based on 1 user benchmark.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700k CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 80%Average: 79.9% Great: 80%
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Popular builds with this CPU

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700k averaged 20.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-6700k near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 115Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 232Pts

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this CPU perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 612Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 606Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1 sample)
Min Avg Max
115 1-Core 115 115
232 2-Core 232 232
81.4% 173 Pts
Min Avg Max
456 4-Core 456 456
606 8-Core 606 606
69.6% 531 Pts
Min Avg Max
612 64-Core 612 612
41.1% 612 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 115
2-Core 232
81% 173 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 606
70% 531 Pts
64-Core 612
41% 612 Pts

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,711,973 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6700k Builds (Compare 3,386 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H170-Gaming 3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $404

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 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Good

2 months ago.

Really great CPU especially for laptops. Very powerful, and has a good amount of cores as well as threads to do whatever i need to do. If you are doing a high end build, then consider this CPU.


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