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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: 66.14

Overall Rank: 1196

Last Price Change: $134.99 USD (2024-06-14)

Average CPU Mark
rating
8929

Single Thread Rating: 2504
Samples: 16347*
*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 Math28,110 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math17,376 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers30 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting15,859 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption3,058 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression125,744 KBytes/Sec
Physics640 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions8,235 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,504 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 14th of June 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 13th of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 13th of June 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$100.00 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


Machines with this CPU (or similar)

CybertronPC Thallium Z170 Gaming Desktop - Liquid-Cooled Intel i7-6700K 4GHz Quad-Core Processor, 16GB DDR4 Memory, 2X NVIDIA GTX980 Ti (6GB GDDR5) SLI Graphics, 400GB SSD, 2TB HDD, Windows 10 CybertronPC Thallium Z170 Gaming Desktop - Liquid-Cooled Intel i7-6700K 4GHz Quad-Core Processor, 16GB DDR4 Memory, 2X NVIDIA GTX980 Ti (6GB GDDR5) SLI Graphics, 400GB SSD, 2TB HDD, Windows 10 $3199.00
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CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 15th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,295
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,399
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,626
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,030
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,904
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,305
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,760
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,501
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,178
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
8,929
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 15th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
206.53
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
158.90
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
157.32
Intel Core i9-12900K
138.00
Intel Core i9-13900K
128.84
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.66
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
66.14
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
53.84
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 June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,632
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,167
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,034
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,921
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,699
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,471
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,931
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
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
BL2123200 - Jun 14 2024
8784
BL2123191 - Jun 14 2024 [Overclocked]
9554
BL2122949 - Jun 13 2024
9203
BL5066380 - Jun 13 2024
8210
BL2122937 - Jun 13 2024
9266
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 15th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
8,929
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 vs Intel Core i7-6700K
7,750 (-13.2%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i7-6700K
8,729 (-2.2%)
Intel Core i7-5775C @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700K
7,670 (-14.1%)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700K
8,652 (-3.1%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G vs Intel Core i7-6700K
10,962 (+22.8%)
Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700K
10,764 (+20.6%)
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
7,143 (-20.0%)
Intel Core i5-9600KF @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700K
10,696 (+19.8%)
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
10,199 (+14.2%)
Intel Core i7-7740X @ 4.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-6700K
9,632 (+7.9%)

Is the Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 15th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,438
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,272
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,049
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,552
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,394
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,133
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,014
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,792
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,541
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,520
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
1,404