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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-6700 10290 points
Core i7-2600 4950 points
Difference: 5340 (108%)

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-2600 27.2 GT/s
Core i7-6700 27.2 GT/s
Difference: 0 (0%)

Core Speed

Core i7-2600 3.4 GHz
Core i7-6700 3.4 GHz
Difference: 0 (0%)

Threads

Core i7-2600 8
Core i7-6700 8
Difference: 0 (0%)

TDP

Core i7-2600 95 Watts
Core i7-6700 65 Watts
Difference: 30 (46%)

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Model Core i7-2600 Core i7-6700
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Sandy Bridge Skylake-S
Core Speed 3.4 GHz 3.4 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 4 4
Total Threads 8 8
Turbo 1/2/3/4 3/4/5/6
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 8 MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 2000 HD Graphics 530
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 LGA 1151
Released 2011-01-01 2015-09-01
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