ProductCore i7-6800KCore i7-6850K
Brand Intel Intel
Street Price (Approx) ~ $434
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~ $617
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# CPU Cores 66
Frequency (GHz) 3.4 GHz3.6 GHz
Cache (MB) 1515
TDP (Watts) 140 W140 W
Product Segment DesktopDesktop
Status ReleasedReleased
Announced On 2016-03-012016-03-01
TechnicalsCore i7-6800KCore i7-6850K
Conflict Free? 11
# CPU Cores 66
Threads/Core 1212
Frequency (GHz) 3.4 GHz3.6 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz) 3.6 GHz3.8 GHz
Cache (MB) 1515
Instructions Width (bits) 6464
Lithography Process (nm) 14 nm14 nm
TDP (Watts) 140 W140 W
Max RAM 128 GB128 GB
RAM Types DDR4 2400/2133DDR4 2400/2133
# Memory Channels 44
Max CPU / Package 11
GPU NoneNone
PCI-E Version 33
PCI-E Max Lanes # 2840
Compatible Sockets FCLGA2011-3FCLGA2011-3
Intel Turbo Boost Version 22
Intel V-Pro NoNo
Intel Hyper-Thread YesYes
Intel Virtualization (VTX) YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD) YesYes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT) YesYes
Intel 64 YesYes
Idle States YesYes
Enhanced Speedstep YesYes
Smart Response Technology YesYes
Intel AES New Instructions YesYes
Trusted Execution NoNo
Execution Disable YesYes


Intel Core i7-6800K vs. Intel Core i7-6850K Specs & Speed Benchmarks

CPU Speed

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Geekbench 4 Multi, Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Single, Higher is better


Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Geekbench 4 Multi / Price, Higher is better