Compare Processors: Intel Core i7-9700K vs Core i7-6700K Skylake

Intel Core i7-9700K

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Intel Core i7-6700K Skylake

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Price
$409.99
Prime Eligible Item
$320.49
Availability Out of Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 94
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I79700K BX80662I76700K
Release Date October 2018 August 2015
Performance
(Charts)
12th
43rd
Effective Value
34th
56th
TDP 95 Watts 91 Watts
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Pros -
  • Overclocking capabilities
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
Cons -
  • No heatsink included
  • Not much faster than Haswell
Series Core i7 9th Gen Core i7 6th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake -
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 HD Graphics 530
CPU Cores 8 4
CPU Threads 8 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 4000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4900MHz 4200MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 1.50MB 8.00MB
Critic Reviews

"For the enthusiasts among us who have some breathing room in their budgets, Core i7-9700K is a much smarter choice for gaming than the pricey Core i9-9900K. It serves up similar performance at a significantly lower price. It's no slouch in heavier..."

"Killer chip for the money, and if you are looking for multi-core workload performance, this is..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i7-9700K vs Core i7-6700K Skylake. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-9700K:

  • Slightly better average performance, around 28%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+700MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-6700K Skylake:

  • 22% cheaper, you can save $89.50.
  • Around 4% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+400MHz).
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