Intel Core i7 6700K Vs Intel Core i7 5960X

We compared two Intel Chips, mainly focusing on key points only. You may find the complete performance benchmarks and rankings of other processors.

Intel Core i7 6700K Vs Intel Core i7 5960X Comparison

 
  Intel Core i7 6700K Intel Core i7 5960X
Price
Our Rating 8.0 7.0
Brand Intel Intel
Category Processor Processor

General

Release Date Aug 2015 Aug 2014
Market Desktop Desktop
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Generation 6th Generation 5th Generation
Code Name Skylake Haswell E
Integrated Graphics HD Graphics 530 N/A

Package

Fabrication Process 14 nm 22 nm
Socket LGA-1151 LGA-2011-3
Power Consumption 91 W 140 W
Peak temperature - -
Die Size - -

CPU Performance

Performance Cores 4 8
Performance Core Threads 8 16
Base Frequency (P) 4.0 GHz 3.0 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.2 GHz 3.5 GHz
Efficiency Cores - -
Efficiency Core Threads - -
Efficiency Core Base Frequency - -
Efficiency Core Turbo Frequency - -
Total Cores 4 8
Total Threads 8 16
Bus Frequency 100MHz 100MHz
Multiplier 40x 30x
L1 Cache 64K per core 64K per core
L2 Cache 256K per core 256K per core
L3 Cache 8MB shared 20MB shared
Unlocked Multiplier Yes No

Graphic Card

Integrated Graphics HD Graphics 530 N/A
GPU Base Frequency - -
GPU Max Dynamic Frequency 1150 MHz -
Shading Units - -
Texture Units - -
Raster Operation Units - -
Execution Units - -
Power Consumption - -
iGPU FLOPS - -

Memory Support

Memory Type DDR4-2133 DDR4-2133
Max Memory Size 64GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 4
Max. Memory Bandwidth 34.1 GB/s
ECC Support No No

Advanced Features

Miscellaneous

PCIe Version 3.0 3.0
PCIe Lanes 16 40
Official Website https://ark.intel.com/

Benchmarks

Cinebench R23 Single-Core 1124 1067
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core) 5602 9918
Geekbench 6 Single Core 1544 1244
Geekbench 6 Multi Core 5265 6669
Geekbench 5 Single Core 1087 892
Geekbench 5 Multi Core 4271 7026
Passmark CPU (Single-Core) 2510 1963
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core) 8940 12655
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