|AMD FX-8350||Intel Core i7-6700K|
AMD FX-8350 or Intel Core i7-6700K ? In this comparison, we check which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.
The AMD FX-8350 has 8 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.20 GHz. Up to GB of memory is supported in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The AMD FX-8350 was released in Q4/2012.
The Intel Core i7-6700K has 4 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.20 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Core i7-6700K was released in Q3/2015.
|AMD FX||Family||Intel Core i7|
|AMD FX-8000||CPU group||Intel Core i 6000|
|Vishera (Bulldozer)||Architecture||Skylake S|
|Desktop / Server||Segment||Desktop / Server|
|--||Predecessor||Intel Core i7-4770K|
|--||Successor||Intel Core i7-7700K|
CPU Cores and Base Frequency
In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the AMD FX-8350 or Intel Core i7-6700K can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.
|4.00 GHz||Frequency||4.00 GHz|
|4.20 GHz||Turbo Frequency (1 Core)||4.20 GHz|
|4.10 GHz||Turbo Frequency (All Cores)||4.00 GHz|
The AMD FX-8350 or Intel Core i7-6700K has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).
|no iGPU||GPU||Intel HD Graphics 530|
|GPU frequency||0.35 GHz|
|GPU (Turbo)||1.15 GHz|
|Max. GPU Memory||32 GB|
Hardware codec support
A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.
|No||Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit)||Decode / Encode|
|No||Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit)||Decode|
|No||Codec h264||Decode / Encode|
|No||Codec VP8||Decode / Encode|
|No||Codec AVC||Decode / Encode|
|No||Codec JPEG||Decode / Encode|
Memory & PCIe
The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.
|Max. Memory||64 GB|
|2 (Dual Channel)||Memory channels||2 (Dual Channel)|
|8.00 MB||L3 Cache||8.00 MB|
The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.
|125 W||TDP (PL1)||91 W|
Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the AMD FX-8350 or Intel Core i7-6700K as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.
|32 nm||Technology||14 nm|
|x86-64 (64 bit)||Instruction set (ISA)||x86-64 (64 bit)|
|SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4||ISA extensions||SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2|
|AMD-V||Virtualization||VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d|
|Windows 10, Linux||Operating systems||Windows 10, Linux|
|170 $||Release price||420 $|
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Devices using this processor
|AMD FX-8350||Intel Core i7-6700K|
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|2.||Intel Core i7-6700 vs Intel Core i7-6700K|
|3.||Intel Core i7-5820K vs Intel Core i7-6700K|
|4.||AMD FX-8350 vs AMD Ryzen 5 3600|
|5.||Intel Core i7-6700K vs Intel Core i7-2600K|
|6.||AMD FX-8350 vs Intel Core i7-6700K|
|7.||Intel Core i7-6700K vs Intel Core i7-8700K|
|8.||AMD Ryzen 5 3600 vs Intel Core i7-6700K|
|9.||AMD FX-8370 vs AMD FX-8350|
|10.||Intel Core i5-4460 vs AMD FX-8350|
|11.||Intel Core i7-6700K vs Intel Core i7-9700K|
|12.||Intel Core i7-4790K vs AMD FX-8350|
|13.||Intel Core i7-6700K vs Intel Core i7-3770K|
|14.||AMD Ryzen 5 2600 vs AMD FX-8350|
|15.||Intel Core i7-6700K vs Intel Core i7-4770K|