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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel 6950X

Reasons to consider the
Intel 6950X

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More cores 10 vs 8 2 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 20 vs 16 4 more threads
Better PassMark score 20,013 vs 17,994 More than 10% better PassMark score
Front view of Intel 6900K

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Intel 6900K

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Higher clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 3 GHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Slightly higher turbo clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 3.5 GHz More than 5% higher turbo clock speed

Benchmarks Real world tests of 6950X vs 6900K

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

6950X
39,590
6900K
29,191

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

6950X
4,218
6900K
3,905.5

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

6950X
5,040 MB/s
6900K
4,795 MB/s

Cinebench R10 32-Bit

6950X
53,516
6900K
48,835

Cinebench R10 32-Bit (Single Core)

6950X
7,239
6900K
7,618

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

6950X
20,013
6900K
17,994

PassMark (Single Core)

6950X
2,143
6900K
2,224

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

6950X  vs
6900K 
Clock speed 3 GHz 3.2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.7 GHz
Cores Deca core Octa core
Is unlocked Yes Yes

features

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

power consumption

TDP 140W 140W
Annual home energy cost 33.73 $/year 33.73 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 122.64 $/year 122.64 $/year
Performance per watt 3.64 pt/W 3.62 pt/W
Typical power consumption 113.75W 113.75W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1

details

6950X  vs
6900K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 20 16
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.22 GHz 4.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.3 GHz 4.29 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.22 GHz 4.3 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A

memory controller

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