Intel 6950X 

Released April, 2016
  • 3 GHz
  • Deca core
  • Unlocked
5.4 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel 6950X among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

6950X
7.0
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

6950X
7.1
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

6950X
0.0
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

6950X
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

6950X
5.0
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

6950X
n.d.
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

6950X
5.4

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel 6950X

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

6950X
42,588
Core i7 6700K
17,731
Core i7 5960X
26,400

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

6950X
4,690

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

6950X
6,275 MB/s
Core i7 5960X
4,120,000 MB/s
Core i7 6700K
6,070 MB/s

Cinebench R10 32-Bit

6950X
53,516
Core i7 6700K
36,746
Core i7 5960X
44,583

Cinebench R10 32-Bit (Single Core)

6950X
7,239

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz
Cores Deca core
Is unlocked Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing No
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

TDP 140W
Annual home energy cost 33.73 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 122.64 $/year
Performance per watt 4.72 pt/W
Typical power consumption 113.75W

bus

Architecture FSB

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 20 threads
Manufacture process 14 nm
Max CPUs 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.16 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.22 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.16 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Channels Quad Channel
Supports ECC No
Maximum memory size 131,072 MB
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