Core i7-6700K 4-Core 4.0GHz
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Core i7-6700K 4-Core 4.0GHz Performance Specification
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4 GHz
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Skylake-S
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Core i7-6700K 4-Core 4.0GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core i7-6700K 4-Core 4.0GHz is a high-end CPU based on the 14nm, Skylake MicroArchitecture.


It offers 4 Physical Cores (8 Logical), initially clocked at 4.0GHz, which may go up to 4.2GHz and 8MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost 2.0 and Virtualization are activated and the processor has its multiplier unlocked.


The processor integrates Powerful Graphics called HD i7 6700K, with 24 Execution Units, initially clocked at 350MHz and that go up to 1150MHz, in Turbo Mode which share the L2 Cache and system RAM with the processor.
Both the processor and integrated graphics have a rated board TDP of 91W.


Its performance is exceptionally good and enough for even the most demanding applications.


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hafchicken861's Rig
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I have a gtx 980 ti 6GB with a fx 6300 processor. Do you guys think im getting a bad bottleneck and should i upgrade to a 6700k or a 4790k?

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ivelinv8's Test Rig
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6600(k) should be enough.
And yes, bad bottleneck .

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lion94's Rig
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there will be a big bottleneck with FX 6300.try to buy core i5 6600k.it will be enough

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spiderb0y1's Test Rig
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my CPU is 519% worse hahahah

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but you don't have a good GPU to bottleneck…

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punger's Rig
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How much of a difference between my current CPU and this will there be?


Thinking of upgrading to this to futureproof my machine ( cause of DDR4, Overclocking capabilities, more threads for future and because my current mobo only has 2 RAM slots and 1 GPU slot. My CPU is non-k ) and give my CPU/RAM/MOBO to a friend. Also with DX12 hoping to pick up an r9 480X or 580X in the future

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aditrex's Test Rig
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if you pair with your corrent gpu then difference would be none but if you get 490x or whatever high end card you can see difference betwen those two chips keep in mind higher ram sems to benefit also on 6700k

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Dont get angry at this for saying this, but why when comparing this cpu to the 4790k, then there is no difference? I mean comparing here on GD.
Since i heard that skylake is a real step up from haswell?
Thanks for clarifying this

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In some games this cpu perform better then i7 4790k and its little more power efficient

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lumbeechief1212's Rig
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My 4790K @4.6Ghz is 15% better then the 6700K at stock, should I upgrade to the 6700K and overclock?

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I'd say no. If you look at some gaming benchmarks the difference between the two is minimal.

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You won't get a lot more fps if you upgrade, I'd say wait for new gpus and upgrade it instead.

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Stick with your Intel Core i7-4790K. It's actually has same performance to this one.

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razor76's Rig
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lol link below this is skylake too
---->http://www.game-debate.com/hardware/index.php?pid=2416&cpu=Xeon%20Processor%20L5420

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Guys my cpu is 100% worse

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that's weird, game-debate says your cpu is 9% better than mine but it also says that my cpu is worse than this i7 game-debate go home, you're drunk

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I thought about the math with my 4690k, and he's right. The math is definitely off…

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guys i have an i7 4770 would this upgrade be worth it or just stick with wat i have thxxx

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ZeyadBB's Rig
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Well, you got a better one XD

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My CPU is 3% faster than this after a 30% overclock not bad.

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My CPU is 136% worse than this….. :P :( Need a lot of money…

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you need a whole new PC dude. So indeed a lot of money and there is no need for an i7 if you are just gaming.

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You are fine for pretty much any new game on 720p.

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same

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wow when did you get that PC? I am guessing around when electricity was first introduced to society lol

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Well, it's not as bad as my PC (it's 9 years old)…

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Look at mine…

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lel im just sitting here playing pinball on my potato

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