Compare Processors: Intel Core i7-9700K vs Core i7-6950X

Intel Core i7-9700K

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Intel Core i7-6950X

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Price
$409.99
Prime Eligible Item
$1,370.07
Availability Out of Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I79700K BX80671I76950X
Release Date October 2018 November 2016
Performance
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12th
30th
Effective Value
32nd
138th
TDP 95 Watts 140 Watts
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Series Core i7 9th Gen Core i7 6th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Broadwell-E
Socket LGA1151 LGA2011-3
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 8 10
CPU Threads 8 20
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4900MHz 3500MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 1.50MB 25.00MB
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..."

"Intel has coined a new marketing term, "megatasking", to describe situations that warrant having 10 cores and 20 threads. Not all software can take advantage of them, so Intel imagines users will do several things at once, such as playing a game,..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i7-9700K vs Core i7-6950X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-9700K:

  • 70% cheaper, you can save $960.08.
  • Slightly better average performance, around 19%.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 23 months later.
  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+600MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+1400MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-6950X:

  • 2 more cores.
  • 12 more threads.
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