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

Intel Core i7-6700KCPU1 vs CPU2AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
Intel Core i7-6700KAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
4.00 GHzFrequency3.70 GHz
4.20 GHzTurbo (1 Core)4.30 GHz
4.00 GHzTurbo (All Cores)3.85 GHz
4Cores8
YesHyperthreadingYes
YesOverclocking ?Yes
8.00 MBCache16.00 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
14 nmTechnology12 nm
LGA 1151SocketAM4
91WTDP105W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationAMD-V, SEV
Q3/2015Release dateQ2/2018
ca. 420 $Market priceca. 320 $
Amazon Amazon


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 (4.30 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 (4.30 GHz) HT
3951 (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 (4.30 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 (4.30 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 (65%)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700XAMD Ryzen 7 2700X
8x 3.70 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
16970 (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 (4.30 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 (4.30 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 (4.30 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 (4.30 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 (4.30 GHz) HT
0 (0%)



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