Intel Core i7-6700K vs. AMD FX-8370

Intel Core i7-6700KAMD FX-8370
4.00 GHzFrequency4.00 GHz
4.20 GHzTurbo (1 Core)4.30 GHz
4.00 GHzTurbo (All Cores)4.15 GHz
4Cores8
YesHyperthreadingNo
YesOverclocking ?Yes
8 MBCache8 MB
Intel HD Graphics 530GPU
0.35 GHzGPU frequency
1.15 GHzGPU (Turbo)
9GPU Generation
12.0DirectX Version
3Max. displays0
24Execution units
Decode/EncodeCodec h264No
Decode/EncodeCodec JPEGNo
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 8bitNo
NoCodec h265 10bitNo
Decode/EncodeCodec VP8No
DecodeCodec VP9No
DecodeCodec VC-1No
Decode/EncodeCodec AVCNo
SkylakeArchitectureVishera
DDR3-1600, DDR4-2133MemoryDDR3-1866
2Memory channels2
NoECCYes
3.0PCIe version
16PCIe lanes
14nmTechnology32nm
LGA 1151SocketAM3+
91WTDP125W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationAMD-V
Q3/2015Release dateQ3/2014
ca. 420 $Market priceca. 170 $


Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-6700KIntel Core i7-6700K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
417 (100%)
AMD FX-8370AMD FX-8370
8x 4.00 GHz (4.30 GHz)
204 (49%)



Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-6700KIntel Core i7-6700K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
2059 (100%)
AMD FX-8370AMD FX-8370
8x 4.00 GHz (4.30 GHz)
1281 (62%)



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-6700KIntel Core i7-6700K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
180 (100%)
AMD FX-8370AMD FX-8370
8x 4.00 GHz (4.30 GHz)
98 (54%)



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-6700KIntel Core i7-6700K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
888 (100%)
AMD FX-8370AMD FX-8370
8x 4.00 GHz (4.30 GHz)
673 (76%)



Passmark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i7-6700KIntel Core i7-6700K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
11108 (100%)
AMD FX-8370AMD FX-8370
8x 4.00 GHz (4.30 GHz)
9176 (83%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-6700KIntel Core i7-6700K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
4757 (100%)
AMD FX-8370AMD FX-8370
8x 4.00 GHz (4.30 GHz)
2195 (46%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-6700KIntel Core i7-6700K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
17028 (100%)
AMD FX-8370AMD FX-8370
8x 4.00 GHz (4.30 GHz)
11300 (66%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-6700KIntel Core i7-6700K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
2.19 (100%)
AMD FX-8370AMD FX-8370
8x 4.00 GHz (4.30 GHz)
1.14 (52%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-6700KIntel Core i7-6700K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
9.92 (100%)
AMD FX-8370AMD FX-8370
8x 4.00 GHz (4.30 GHz)
7.02 (71%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i7-6700KIntel Core i7-6700K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
41.4 (100%)
AMD FX-8370AMD FX-8370
8x 4.00 GHz (4.30 GHz)
0 (0%)



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