Intel Core i7 6950X

Intel Core i7 6950X

Brand: Intel
Category: Processor
  • Cores: 10 Cores
  • Threads: 20 Threads
  • Frequency: 3.0GHz - 3.5GHz
  • L3 cache: 25MB
  • TDP:

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

  • Overall Rating 7 / 10
  • CPU Performance 7 / 10
  • Gaming Performance 7 / 10

Intel released the Core i7 6950X Processor in May 2016 for desktop platforms. It is using the 14nm production technology for better performance in this segment. It has an 10-core design that produces 10 cores and 20 threads, according to specification. The maximum turbo boost frequency is 3.5GHz, the base frequency is 3.0GHz, the TDP is 140W, and the L3 cache can hold up to 20MB. The LGA-2011-3 socket is used by it.

Intel Core i7 6950X Specification and Benchmark Details

To know complete specifications and features of Intel Core i7 6950X processor like Number of cores, number of threads, base frequency, L2 & L3 cache, Memory and other integrated graphic details. The processor utilises a motherboard with a socket designated LGA-2011-3 and is capable of handling 20 threads at once.


Release Date May 2016
Market Desktop
Manufacturer Intel
Generation 6th Generation
Code Name Broadwell E
Integrated Graphics N/A


Fabrication Process 14 nm
Socket LGA-2011-3
Power Consumption 140 W
Peak temperature -
Die Size -

CPU Performance

Performance Cores 10
Performance Core Threads 20
Base Frequency (P) 3.0 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 3.5 GHz
Efficiency Cores -
Efficiency Core Threads -
Efficiency Core Base Frequency -
Efficiency Core Turbo Frequency -
Total Cores 10
Total Threads 20
Bus Frequency 100MHz
Multiplier 30x
L1 Cache 32K per core
L2 Cache 256K per core
L3 Cache 25MB shared
Unlocked Multiplier No

Graphic Card

Integrated Graphics N/A
GPU Base Frequency -
GPU Max Dynamic Frequency -
Shading Units -
Texture Units -
Raster Operation Units -
Execution Units -
Power Consumption -

Memory Support

Memory Type DDR4-2133
Max Memory Size 128GB
Max. Memory Channels 4
Max. Memory Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s
ECC Support Yes

Advanced Features


PCIe Version 3.0
PCIe Lanes 40
Official Website


Cinebench R23 Single-Core 1026
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core) 9716
Geekbench 6 Single Core 1125
Geekbench 6 Multi Core 6638
Geekbench 5 Single Core 926
Geekbench 5 Multi Core 9348
Passmark CPU (Single-Core) 2548
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core) 17267


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