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Intel Core i7-6900K @ 3.20GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-6900K @ 3.20GHz 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 i7-6900K @ 3.20GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i7-6900K @ 3.20GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA2011-3

Clockspeed: 3.2 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.0 GHz

Cores: 8 Threads: 16

Typical TDP: 140 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 8 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 8 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 8 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 20 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6900K CPU @ 3.20GHz, Intel Core i7-6900K CPU @ 3.20GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2016

CPUmark/$Price: 120.28

Overall Rank: 833

Last Price Change: $120.00 USD (2024-05-07)

Average CPU Mark
rating
14434

Single Thread Rating: 2333
Samples: 504*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 17,602
Thread: 2,203

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-6900K @ 3.20GHz

Integer Math51,315 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math33,427 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers64 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting28,641 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption4,053 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression223,127 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,084 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions14,329 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,333 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 22nd of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-6900K @ 3.20GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 20th of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 20th of May 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$120.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$179.90 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 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,322
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,385
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,185
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,631
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,025
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,908
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,313
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,764
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,483
Intel Core i7-6900K @ 3.20GHz
14,434
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,186
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
201.89
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
151.82
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
140.96
Intel Core i9-12900K
124.65
Intel Core i7-6900K @ 3.20GHz
120.28
Intel Core i9-13900K
118.37
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.67
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
51.59
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 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,633
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,171
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,035
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,927
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,702
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,471
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-6900K @ 3.20GHz
2,333
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-6900K @ 3.20GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2104604 - May 19 2024
13217
BL2100922 - May 14 2024 [Overclocked]
16968
BL2084536 - Apr 23 2024
14102
BL2081414 - Apr 19 2024
15068
BL2080523 - Apr 18 2024
15172
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-6900K @ 3.20GHz
As of 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-6900K @ 3.20GHz
14,434
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X vs Intel Core i7-6900K
17,533 (+21.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i7-6900K
13,069 (-9.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 vs Intel Core i7-6900K
12,285 (-14.9%)
Intel Core i7-6850K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-6900K
11,466 (-20.6%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X vs Intel Core i7-6900K
16,798 (+16.4%)
Intel Core i7-5960X @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-6900K
12,736 (-11.8%)
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 vs Intel Core i7-6900K
14,819 (+2.7%)
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-6900K
12,866 (-10.9%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3100 vs Intel Core i7-6900K
11,612 (-19.6%)
Intel Core i5-11400F @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-6900K
17,084 (+18.4%)
Intel Core i5-11400 @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-6900K
17,060 (+18.2%)
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G vs Intel Core i7-6900K
16,191 (+12.2%)

Is the Intel Core i7-6900K @ 3.20GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,645
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,273
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,067
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,559
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,407
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,148
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,004
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,880
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,795
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,555
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,518
Intel Core i7-6900K @ 3.20GHz
2,402