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Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA 1151

Clockspeed: 3.4 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.0 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 8

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 8 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 64 GB (DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V)

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel Core i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2015

CPUmark/$Price: 67.46

Overall Rank: 1187

Last Price Change: $119.99 USD (2023-05-26)

Average CPU Mark
rating
8094

Single Thread Rating: 2295
Samples: 10227*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 10,092
Thread: 2,166

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz

Integer Math25,699 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math15,923 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers27 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting14,598 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,755 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression114,273 KBytes/Sec
Physics566 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions7,509 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,295 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 22nd of February 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 21st of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 21st of February 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
NewEgg.com$119.99 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 23rd of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,429
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,359
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,668
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,590
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,023
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,917
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,354
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,775
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,385
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,186
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz
8,094
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 23rd of February 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.90
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.70
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.12
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.17
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.27
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.76
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz
67.46
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.49
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 23rd of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,639
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,180
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,043
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,932
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,841
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,705
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,937
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,662
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,569
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz
2,295
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2029152 - Feb 20 2024
8321
BL2029037 - Feb 20 2024
7647
BL2028925 - Feb 19 2024
8785
BL2028899 - Feb 19 2024
8810
BL2028611 - Feb 19 2024
8506
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz
As of 23rd of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz
8,094
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700
8,939 (+10.4%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i7-6700
9,280 (+14.7%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i7-6700
8,732 (+7.9%)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700
8,658 (+7.0%)
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700
8,067 (-0.3%)
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700
9,856 (+21.8%)
Intel Core i3-10100 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700
8,680 (+7.2%)
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700
7,129 (-11.9%)
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700
7,128 (-11.9%)
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700
6,467 (-20.1%)
AMD FX-9370 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-6700
6,134 (-24.2%)
AMD FX-8320E Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-6700
5,080 (-37.2%)

Is the Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 23rd of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,261
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,073
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,868
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,565
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,416
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,187
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,041
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,865
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,797
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,545
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,544
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz
1,258