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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. 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. [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 Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 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: 60.02

Overall Rank: 704

Last Price Change: $189.94 USD (2023-01-29)

Average CPU Mark
rating
11400

Single Thread Rating: 2410
Samples: 1249*
*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 Math39,724 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math25,912 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers49 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting22 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption3,100 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression167.2 MBytes/Sec
Physics850 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions10,962 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,410 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of February 2023.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 3rd of February 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of February 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$205.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$189.94 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 7th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,582
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,752
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,688
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,160
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
21,956
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,932
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,563
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,794
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
14,557
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,266
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz
11,400
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 7th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
187.31
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
132.12
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
116.36
Intel Core i9-12900K
99.83
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.97
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz
60.02
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
49.01
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
31.20
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 7th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,208
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,059
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,848
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,826
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,730
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
2,665
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz
2,410
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1736508 - Feb 03 2023
11592
BL1735521 - Feb 02 2023
10150
BL1727432 - Jan 23 2023
12098
BL1720465 - Jan 14 2023
11643
BL1718888 - Jan 12 2023
11913
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 7th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz
11,400
Intel Core i7-6800K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-6850K
10,765 (-5.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i7-6850K
13,988 (+22.7%)
Intel Core i7-5960X @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-6850K
12,739 (+11.7%)
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i7-6850K
9,248 (-18.9%)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X vs Intel Core i7-6850K
16,406 (+43.9%)
Intel Core i5-10600 @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-6850K
13,746 (+20.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3500X vs Intel Core i7-6850K
13,234 (+16.1%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i7-6850K
13,065 (+14.6%)
Intel Core i5-10500 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-6850K
12,912 (+13.3%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3300X vs Intel Core i7-6850K
12,692 (+11.3%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 vs Intel Core i7-6850K
12,296 (+7.9%)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-6850K
10,762 (-5.6%)


Is the Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 7th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
8,921
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,480
Intel Core i9-13900F
8,178
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,797
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,574
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,104
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,698
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,679
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,650
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,562
Intel Core i7-13700F
6,510
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,437
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz
2,525