Intel Core i7-6950X - Benchmark and Specs

Intel Core i7-6950X

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

Frequency: 3.00 GHz CPU Cores: 10
Turbo (1 Core): 3.50 GHz CPU Threads: 20
Turbo (10 Cores): 3.50 GHz
Hyperthreading: Yes Overclocking: Yes
Core architecture: normal
A core: 0x B core: 0x

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

GPU name:
GPU frequency: GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Generation: DirectX Version:
Execution units: Shader:
Max. Memory: -- Max. displays:
Technology: Release date:

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

h264: No
h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
VC-1: No
AVC: No
JPEG: No

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

Memory type: DDR4-2400 Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 4 ECC: No
PCIe version: 3.0 PCIe lanes: 40

EncryptionEncryption

AES-NI: Yes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

TDP (PL1): 140 W TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: -- TDP down: --
Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit) Architecture: Broadwell E
L2-Cache: -- L3-Cache: 25.00 MB
Technology: 14 nm Virtualization: VT-x, VT-d
Release date: Q2/2016 Socket: LGA 2011-3
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

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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 Xeon E3-1270 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1270 v3
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
153
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Intel Xeon E3-1275 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1275 v3
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
153
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Intel Xeon E5-1620 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1620 v2
4x 3.70 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
153
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Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
152
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AMD Ryzen 7 2700E AMD Ryzen 7 2700E
8x 2.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
152
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Intel Core i7-6820HK Intel Core i7-6820HK
4x 2.70 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
152
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Intel Core i7-6820HQ Intel Core i7-6820HQ
4x 2.70 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
152
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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 i9-9800X Intel Core i9-9800X
8x 3.80 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
1850
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Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3
12x 2.50 GHz (3.30 GHz) HT
1850
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Intel Core i7-10700T Intel Core i7-10700T
8x 2.00 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
1845
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Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
1819
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AMD Ryzen 7 2700X AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
8x 3.70 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
1817
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Intel Xeon Gold 6144 Intel Xeon Gold 6144
8x 3.50 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
1775
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Intel Xeon E5-2660 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v4
14x 2.00 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
1774
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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 i5-4670K Intel Core i5-4670K
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz)
978
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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 AMD Ryzen 5 2600
6x 3.40 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
977
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Intel Core i5-7500 Intel Core i5-7500
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz)
977
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Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
974
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Intel Core i5-8259U Intel Core i5-8259U
4x 2.30 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
973
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Intel Core i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2x 3.90 GHz HT
973
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Intel Core i7-1060NG7 Intel Core i7-1060NG7
4x 1.20 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
972
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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.

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8x 3.90 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
9065
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Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8x 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) HT
9034
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Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8x 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) HT
9034
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Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
8993
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Intel Core i7-10700F Intel Core i7-10700F
8x 2.90 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
8945
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Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8x 2.90 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
8945
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Intel Core i7-7820X Intel Core i7-7820X
8x 3.60 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
8916
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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.

AMD Athlon 200GE AMD Athlon 200GE
2x 3.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
3400
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Intel Core i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2x 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
3393
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Intel Core i7-4712HQ Intel Core i7-4712HQ
4x 2.30 GHz (3.30 GHz) HT
3388
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Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
3387
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Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2x 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
3381
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Intel Core i5-7Y54 Intel Core i5-7Y54
2x 1.20 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
3378
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Intel Xeon Silver 4112 Intel Xeon Silver 4112
4x 2.60 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
3370
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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 Xeon Gold 6144 Intel Xeon Gold 6144
8x 3.50 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
33348
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X
8x 3.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
32751
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Intel Xeon Gold 5118 Intel Xeon Gold 5118
12x 2.30 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
32538
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Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
32399
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Intel Xeon Silver 4116 Intel Xeon Silver 4116
12x 2.10 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
32349
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Intel Xeon Silver 4116T Intel Xeon Silver 4116T
12x 2.10 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
32349
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Intel Xeon Gold 5119T Intel Xeon Gold 5119T
14x 1.90 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
32070
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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 i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz)
1.61
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Intel Core i5-3570K Intel Core i5-3570K
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz)
1.61
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Intel Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1.61
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Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
1.61
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AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
1.6
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AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U
4x 2.10 GHz (3.50 GHz)
1.6
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AMD Ryzen 3 3300U AMD Ryzen 3 3300U
4x 2.10 GHz (3.50 GHz)
1.6
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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 Xeon Gold 6144 Intel Xeon Gold 6144
8x 3.50 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
19.51
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Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3
12x 2.60 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
19.49
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X
8x 3.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
19.21
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Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
19.08
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Intel Xeon Gold 5118 Intel Xeon Gold 5118
12x 2.30 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
19.04
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Intel Xeon E5-2683 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2683 v3
14x 2.00 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
18.95
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Intel Xeon Silver 4116 Intel Xeon Silver 4116
12x 2.10 GHz (3.00 GHz) HT
18.93
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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 i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
20192
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Intel Core i9-9900KF Intel Core i9-9900KF
8x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
20192
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X
12x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
20030
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Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
19955
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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6x 3.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
19888
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Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4
14x 2.40 GHz (3.30 GHz) HT
19864
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Intel Xeon E5-2687W v4 Intel Xeon E5-2687W v4
12x 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
19863
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