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Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz 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 i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1151

Clockspeed: 4.0 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.2 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 8

Typical TDP: 95 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) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz, Intel Core i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2015

CPUmark/$Price: 56.16

Overall Rank: 1174

Last Price Change: $159.00 USD (2024-05-26)

Average CPU Mark
rating
8929

Single Thread Rating: 2504
Samples: 16320*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 11,250
Thread: 2,374

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz

Integer Math28,112 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math17,380 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers30 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting15,864 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption3,058 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression125,752 KBytes/Sec
Physics640 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions8,237 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,504 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 23rd of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of May 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$180.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$108.00 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 27th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,312
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,385
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,183
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,630
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,028
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,907
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,312
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,764
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,489
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,181
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
8,929
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 27th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
206.58
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
154.86
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
140.96
Intel Core i9-12900K
139.35
Intel Core i9-13900K
124.87
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.67
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
56.16
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
52.32
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 27th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,633
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,171
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,035
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,926
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,701
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,471
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
2,504
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2107335 - May 23 2024
9776
BL2106935 - May 22 2024
8093
BL2106163 - May 21 2024
9622
BL2105493 - May 20 2024
9738
BL2105476 - May 20 2024
9886
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
As of 27th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
8,929
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i7-6700K
8,728 (-2.3%)
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700K
9,657 (+8.1%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X vs Intel Core i7-6700K
9,098 (+1.9%)
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700K
8,091 (-9.4%)
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700K
7,144 (-20.0%)
AMD FX-8320E Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-6700K
5,083 (-43.1%)
Intel Core i5-9600KF @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700K
10,705 (+19.9%)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700K
10,680 (+19.6%)
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700K
10,198 (+14.2%)
Intel Core i5-9400 @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700K
9,376 (+5.0%)
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700K
9,229 (+3.4%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 vs Intel Core i7-6700K
7,747 (-13.2%)

Is the Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 27th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,599
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,271
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,065
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,560
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,401
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,147
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,005
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,882
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,792
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,539
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,527
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
1,404