Intel Core i7-6700K vs. AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Intel Core i7-6700KAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
4.00 GHzFrequency3.70 GHz
4.20 GHzTurbo (1 Core)4.00 GHz
4.00 GHzTurbo (All Cores)3.85 GHz
4Cores8
YesHyperthreadingYes
YesOverclocking ?Yes
8 MBCache16 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
SkylakeArchitectureZen+ (Pinnacle Ridge)
DDR3-1600, DDR4-2133MemoryDDR4-2933
2Memory channels2
NoECCYes
3.0PCIe version3.0
16PCIe lanes16
14nmTechnology12nm
LGA 1151SocketAM4
91WTDP105W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationAMD-V, SEV
Q3/2015Release dateQ2/2018
ca. 420 $Market priceca. 320 $


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 Ryzen 7 2700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
8x 3.70 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
411 (99%)



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 (52%)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
8x 3.70 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
3956 (100%)



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 Ryzen 7 2700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
8x 3.70 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
177 (98%)



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 (49%)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
8x 3.70 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1817 (100%)



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 (64%)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
8x 3.70 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
17264 (100%)



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 (98%)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
8x 3.70 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
4850 (100%)



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 (65%)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
8x 3.70 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
26040 (100%)



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 Ryzen 7 2700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
8x 3.70 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
2.1 (96%)



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 (53%)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
8x 3.70 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
18.72 (100%)



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 Ryzen 7 2700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
8x 3.70 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
0 (0%)



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