Intel Core i7-6950X vs. Intel Core i3-7300

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-6950X CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-7300
Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i3-7300
3.00 GHz Frequency 4.00 GHz
3.50 GHz Turbo (1 Core)
3.50 GHz Turbo (All Cores)
10 Cores 2
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No
normal Core architecture normal
GPU Intel HD Graphics 630
GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.15 GHz
GPU Generation 9.5
Technology 14 nm
DirectX Version 12
Max. displays 3
Execution units 24
Shader 192
Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
No Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
No Codec JPEG Decode / Encode
Broadwell E Architecture Kaby Lake
DDR4-2400 Memory DDR4-2400
4 Memory channels 2
Max. Memory
No ECC No
L2 Cache
25.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
40 PCIe lanes 16
14 nm Technology 14 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
LGA 2011-3 Socket LGA 1151
140W TDP (PL1) 51W
Yes AES-NI Yes
VT-x, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Q2/2016 Release date Q1/2017
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Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
1091 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2x 4.00 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
12713 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2x 4.00 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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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 i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2x 4.00 GHz HT
419 (100%)
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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 i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2x 4.00 GHz HT
1084 (100%)
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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 i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
152 (88%)
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Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2x 4.00 GHz HT
172 (100%)
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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 i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
1819 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2x 4.00 GHz HT
436 (24%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 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 i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
974 (95%)
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Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2x 4.00 GHz HT
1030 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 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 i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
8993 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2x 4.00 GHz HT
2239 (25%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
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0 (0%)
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Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.15 GHz
442 (100%)
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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 i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
3387 (83%)
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Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2x 4.00 GHz HT
4096 (100%)
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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 i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
32399 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2x 4.00 GHz HT
8684 (27%)
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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 i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
1.61 (77%)
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Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2x 4.00 GHz HT
2.1 (100%)
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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 i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
19.08 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2x 4.00 GHz HT
5.28 (28%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

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 i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2x 4.00 GHz HT
38.1 (100%)
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Estimated results for 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 i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
19955 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-7300 Intel Core i3-7300
2x 4.00 GHz HT
5976 (30%)
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