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Intel Core i5-6600K vs Core i7-6700K

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-6700K 12360 points
Core i5-6600K 7350 points
Difference: 5010 (68%)

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-6700K 32 GT/s
Core i5-6600K 14 GT/s
Difference: 18 (129%)

Core Speed

Core i7-6700K 4.0 GHz
Core i5-6600K 3.5 GHz
Difference: 0.5 (14%)


Core i7-6700K 8
Core i5-6600K 4
Difference: 4 (100%)


Core i5-6600K 91 Watts
Core i7-6700K 91 Watts
Difference: 0 (0%)

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Model Core i5-6600K Core i7-6700K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Skylake Skylake-S
Core Speed 3.5 GHz 4.0 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 4
Total Threads 4 8
Turbo 1/2/3/4 0/0/0/2
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6 MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 530 HD Graphics 530
TDP 91 Watts 91 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 LGA 1151
Released 2015-08-01 2015-08-01