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
$319.45
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 94
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I79700K BX80662I76700K
Release Date October 2018 August 2015
Performance
(Charts)
6th
33rd
Effective Value
35th
62nd
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
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 1.50MB 8.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"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:

  • Around 22% better average performance.
  • 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 $90.54.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Around 4% lower TDP.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+400MHz).
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