Compare Processors: Intel i7-8086K vs Core i7-6950X

Intel i7-8086K

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Intel Core i7-6950X

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Price
$511.70
$1,409.90
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I78086K BX80671I76950X
Release Date August 2018 November 2016
Performance
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14th
30th
Effective Value
57th
137th
TDP 95 Watts 140 Watts
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Series Core i7 8th Gen Core i7 6th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Broadwell-E
Socket LGA1151 LGA2011-3
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 6 10
CPU Threads 12 20
CPU Clock Rate 4000MHz 3000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz 3500MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 12.00MB 25.00MB
Critic Reviews

"If you pick up an Intel Core i7-8086K expecting it to be the fastest Coffee Lake processor ever out of the box, you'll be sorely disappointed. This limited-edition processor performs no better than an Intel Core i7-8700K, so you're better off saving the..."

"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 i7-8086K 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 i7-8086K:

  • 64% cheaper, you can save $898.20.
  • Slightly better average performance, around 17%.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 21 months later.
  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+1000MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+1500MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-6950X:

  • 4 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
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