Compare Processors: Intel i7-8086K vs Core i5-6400 Skylake

Intel i7-8086K

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Intel Core i5-6400 Skylake

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Price
$464.99
$222.00
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 89
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I78086K BX80662I56400
Release Date August 2018 September 2015
Performance
(Charts)
7th
78th
Effective Value
56th
81st
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
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Pros -
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
Cons -
  • Not much faster than Haswell
Series Core i7 8th Gen Core i5 6th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Skylake
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 HD Graphics 530
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 12 4
CPU Clock Rate 4000MHz 2700MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz 3300MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 12.00MB 6.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"What is the Intel Core i5-6400? The Core i5-6400 sits squarely in the middle of Intel's mainstream desktop processor range. Packing the latest Skylake architecture and 14nm manufacturing process as the company's flagship Core i7 6700K it has everythi ..."

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Compare Processors: Intel i7-8086K vs Core i5-6400 Skylake. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel i7-8086K:

  • Around 40% better average performance.
  • Newer Product, it was realeased around 3 years later.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+1300MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+1700MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-6400 Skylake:

  • 52% cheaper, you can save $242.99.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Around 32% lower TDP.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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