Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i7-6950X

Intel Pentium Gold G5500

Compare

Intel Core i7-6950X

Compare
Price
$94.39
$1,370.07
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684G5500 BX80671I76950X
Release Date April 2018 November 2016
Performance
(Charts)
92nd
30th
Effective Value
11th
138th
TDP 54 Watts 140 Watts
Price history
View Details ►

View Details ►
Suggested PC builds
-
-
Pros - -
Cons - -
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 10
CPU Threads 4 20
CPU Clock Rate 3800MHz 3000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 3500MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes No
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 4.00MB 25.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"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,..."

Options
Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 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 Pentium Gold G5500:

  • 93% cheaper, you can save $1,275.68.
  • Hugely better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 17 months later.
  • Around 61% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+800MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-6950X:

  • Much better average performance, around 50%.
  • 8 more cores.
  • 16 more threads.
Found an incorrect information on this page? Contact us and we will fix it as soon as possible.

Popular comparisons

My comparisons

    Spotlight

    $180
    View all PC parts deals ►