CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6700K vs 5800K among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

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

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

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

8.6

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 6700K 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 6700K  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 6700K

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 6700K

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Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More l3 cache 8 MB vs 1 MB 8x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 8x more l3 cache per core
Higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 3.8 GHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Significantly better PassMark score 11,109 vs 4,636 Around 2.5x better PassMark score
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 2,349 vs 1,460 More than 60% better PassMark (Single core) score
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Oct, 2012 Release date over 2 years later
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Lower typical power consumption 73.94W vs 81.25W Around 10% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual home energy cost 21.92 $/year vs 24.09 $/year Around 10% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 79.72 $/year vs 87.6 $/year Around 10% lower annual commercial energy cost
Slightly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.77 GHz vs 4.59 GHz Around 5% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD A10 5800K

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AMD A10 5800K

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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 1 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much better performance per dollar 6.45 pt/$ vs 0.89 pt/$ Around 7.2x better performance per dollar
Much higher GPU clock speed 800 MHz vs 350 MHz More than 2.2x higher GPU clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Higher Maximum operating temperature 74 °C vs 64 °C More than 15% higher Maximum operating temperature
Better performance per watt 5.48 pt/W vs 3.43 pt/W Around 60% better performance per watt
Better CompuBench 1.5 video composition score 16.04 fps vs 13.68 fps More than 15% better CompuBench 1.5 video composition score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 6700K vs A10 5800K

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6700K
35.02 mHash/s
A10 5800K
64.24 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i7 6700K
28.43 mPixels/s
A10 5800K
5.95 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6700K
1.66 fps
A10 5800K
0.7 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 6700K
17,583
A10 5800K
6,004

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A10 5800K
2,093

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 6700K
6,010 MB/s
A10 5800K
2,340,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i7 6700K
11,109
A10 5800K
4,636

PassMark (Single Core)

A10 5800K
1,460

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 6700K  vs
A10 5800K 
Clock speed 4 GHz 3.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked Yes Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 91W 100W
Annual home energy cost 21.92 $/year 24.09 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 79.72 $/year 87.6 $/year
Performance per watt 3.43 pt/W 5.48 pt/W
Typical power consumption 73.94W 81.25W

details

Core i7 6700K  vs
A10 5800K 
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 64°C Unknown - 74°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.61 GHz 4.48 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.77 GHz 4.59 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.61 GHz 4.48 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 Radeon™ HD 7660D
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 800 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3L-1600
Intel Core i7 6700K
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