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Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz 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 i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA2011-3

Clockspeed: 3.6 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.0 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) i7-6850K CPU @ 3.60GHz, Intel Core i7-6850K CPU @ 3.60GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2016

CPUmark/$Price: 91.52

Overall Rank: 966

Last Price Change: $125.26 USD (2023-06-02)

Average CPU Mark
rating
11463

Single Thread Rating: 2403
Samples: 1324*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 14,404
Thread: 2,206

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz

Integer Math39,699 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math25,943 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers50 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting22,357 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption3,148 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression171,787 KBytes/Sec
Physics856 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions10,960 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,403 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 20th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 14th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 14th 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$132.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$125.26 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 20th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,344
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,363
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,651
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,577
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,019
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,912
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,323
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,768
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,431
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,184
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz
11,463
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 20th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.81
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.62
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.18
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.12
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz
91.52
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.72
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 20th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,635
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,037
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,928
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 i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz
2,403
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2073059 - Apr 08 2024 [Overclocked]
13488
BL2067943 - Apr 02 2024
11245
BL2062990 - Mar 27 2024
11482
BL2060758 - Mar 25 2024
10298
BL2055960 - Mar 19 2024
11500
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz
As of 20th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz
11,463
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i7-6850K
13,065 (+14.0%)
Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-6850K
10,763 (-6.1%)
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-6850K
12,868 (+12.3%)
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-6850K
9,859 (-14.0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i7-6850K
8,730 (-23.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3500X vs Intel Core i7-6850K
13,177 (+15.0%)
Intel Core i5-10400F @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-6850K
12,203 (+6.5%)
Intel Core i5-10400 @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i7-6850K
12,134 (+5.9%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i7-6850K
9,278 (-19.1%)
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-6850K
8,934 (-22.1%)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-6850K
8,657 (-24.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i7-6850K
13,919 (+21.4%)

Is the Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 20th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,651
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,259
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,069
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,571
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,404
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,173
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,987
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,795
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,573
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,533
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz
2,381