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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.
  • 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 i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA2011-v3

Clockspeed: 3.4 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.8 GHz

Cores: 6 Threads: 12

Typical TDP: 140 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 6 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 6 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 15 MB

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

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2016

CPUmark/$Price: 80.75

Overall Rank: 1003

Last Price Change: $133.20 USD (2023-06-02)

Average CPU Mark
rating
10756

Single Thread Rating: 2272
Samples: 1729*
*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 Math37,453 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math24,434 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers48 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting20,967 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,910 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression162,341 KBytes/Sec
Physics820 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions10,385 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,272 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 14th of April 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 11th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 11th of April 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$170.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$133.20 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


Machines with this CPU (or similar)

Dell 5040SFF OptiPlex 5040 SFF Small Desktop (Intel Core i7-6700, 8GB 1600MHz DDR3L RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 10 Pro, Black) Dell 5040SFF OptiPlex 5040 SFF Small Desktop (Intel Core i7-6700, 8GB 1600MHz DDR3L RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 10 Pro, Black) $249.00
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CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 15th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,353
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,360
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,653
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,579
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,015
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,911
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,326
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,768
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,428
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,183
Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz
10,756
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 15th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.82
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.63
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.17
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.13
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.73
Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz
80.75
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
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 15th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,637
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,037
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,929
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,839
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,704
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz
2,272
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2076341 - Apr 12 2024 [Overclocked]
12194
BL2068093 - Apr 02 2024
11410
BL2062574 - Mar 27 2024
11290
BL2060747 - Mar 25 2024
11330
BL2057168 - Mar 21 2024
11075
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz
As of 15th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz
10,756
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i7-6800K
13,063 (+21.5%)
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-6800K
11,461 (+6.6%)
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-6800K
9,656 (-10.2%)
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-6800K
12,873 (+19.7%)
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-6800K
9,859 (-8.3%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3500X vs Intel Core i7-6800K
13,180 (+22.5%)
Intel Core i5-10400F @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-6800K
12,207 (+13.5%)
Intel Core i5-10400 @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-6800K
12,135 (+12.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i7-6800K
9,278 (-13.7%)
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-6800K
8,933 (-17.0%)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-6800K
8,657 (-19.5%)
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-6800K
8,095 (-24.7%)

Is the Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 15th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,843
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,258
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,073
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,571
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,404
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,182
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,996
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,573
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,528
Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz
2,267