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Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-6800K @ 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.
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Is the Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. But this CPU contains 6 Cores and 12 Threads. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? This CPU should be able to play most games, but may be a bottleneck on newer releases.

Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz


Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA2011-v3

Clockspeed: 3.4 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.8 GHz

Cores: 6 Threads: 12

Typical TDP: 140 W

Cache Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 15 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6800K CPU @ 3.40GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2016

CPUmark/$Price: 72.86

Overall Rank: 704

Last Price Change: $147.85 USD (2022-11-27)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 2282
Samples: 1640*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 13,640
Thread: 2,087

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz

Integer Math37,634 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math24,527 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers48 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting21 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,888 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression158.7 MBytes/Sec
Physics827 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions10,412 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,282 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 27th of November 2022.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 23rd of November 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of November 2022.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz
As of 28th of November 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-6800K
12,978 (+20.5%)
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-6800K
9,824 (-8.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i7-6800K
8,726 (-19.0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i7-6800K
13,069 (+21.3%)
Intel Core i5-10400F @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-6800K
12,365 (+14.8%)
Intel Core i5-10400 @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-6800K
12,302 (+14.2%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 vs Intel Core i7-6800K
12,299 (+14.2%)
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-6800K
11,394 (+5.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i7-6800K
9,327 (-13.4%)
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-6800K
8,961 (-16.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 vs Intel Core i7-6800K
13,245 (+23.0%)
Intel Core i7-5960X @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-6800K
12,686 (+17.8%)