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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 Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 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: 65.83

Overall Rank: 917

Last Price Change: $123.00 USD (2023-01-27)

Average CPU Mark
rating
8097

Single Thread Rating: 2301
Samples: 8882*
*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 Math15,993 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers27 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting15 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,739 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression111.6 MBytes/Sec
Physics567 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions7,522 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,301 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 27th of January 2023.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 25th of January 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 25th of January 2023.
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$210.00 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 January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,577
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,749
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,688
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,166
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
21,964
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,934
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,566
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,795
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
14,553
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,274
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz
8,097
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 27th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
187.31
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
131.34
Intel Core i9-12900K
99.82
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
92.61
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.96
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz
65.83
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
39.33
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
27.71
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 27th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,209
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,061
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,848
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,827
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,731
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,356
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,948
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
2,891
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,664
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz
2,301
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1730338 - Jan 27 2023
7638
BL1730317 - Jan 27 2023
8223
BL1730180 - Jan 26 2023
8588
BL1730011 - Jan 26 2023
8578
BL1729935 - Jan 26 2023
8422
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 27th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz
8,097
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700
8,945 (+10.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i7-6700
9,320 (+15.1%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X vs Intel Core i7-6700
9,103 (+12.4%)
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700
8,057 (-0.5%)
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700
9,830 (+21.4%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3200G vs Intel Core i7-6700
7,181 (-11.3%)
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700
7,127 (-12.0%)
Intel Core i7-4770 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700
7,064 (-12.8%)
Intel Core i7-4770S @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700
6,768 (-16.4%)
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700
6,446 (-20.4%)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700
6,399 (-21.0%)
AMD FX-8370 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-6700
6,175 (-23.7%)


Is the Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 27th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
8,921
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,679
Intel Core i9-13900F
8,178
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,794
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,553
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,102
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,690
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,669
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,631
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,528
Intel Core i7-13700F
6,506
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,450
Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz
1,261