Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Boxed Core i7-6900K

Intel Pentium Gold G5500

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Price
$94.39
$942.83
Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684G5500 BX80671I76900K
Release Date April 2018 -
Performance
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92nd
30th
Effective Value
11th
125th
TDP 54 Watts 140 Watts
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Series Pentium Gold Core i7 6th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Broadwell-E
Socket LGA1151 LGA2011-3
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 2 8
CPU Threads 4 16
CPU Clock Rate 3800MHz 3200MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 3700MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes No
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 128GB
Cache L3 4.00MB 20.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"Eight cores is more than any game currently utilizes, but for CPU intensive tasks, Intel's i7-6900K easily beats their 6-core offerings. Just don't try gunning for the 10-core king of the..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Boxed Core i7-6900K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Pentium Gold G5500:

  • 90% cheaper, you can save $848.44.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 61% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+600MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Boxed Core i7-6900K:

  • Much better average performance, around 50%.
  • 6 more cores.
  • 12 more threads.
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