CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6700K vs 7850K 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

9.5

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.

See full details

Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 6700K

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 6700K

Report a correction
Much better 3DMark06 CPU score 80.5 vs 43.2 More than 85% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 28 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 3.7 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Slightly higher turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz vs 4 GHz More than 5% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 2,349 vs 1,571 Around 50% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better PassMark score 11,109 vs 5,498 More than 2x better PassMark score
Better CompuBench 1.5 ocean surface simulation score 302.88 fps vs 266.59 fps Around 15% better CompuBench 1.5 ocean surface simulation score
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Jan, 2014 Release date over 1 years later
Front view of AMD A10 7850K

Reasons to consider the
AMD A10 7850K

Report a correction
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 5.56 pt/$ vs 0.91 pt/$ More than 6x better performance per dollar
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Significantly lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 73.94W Around 30% lower typical power consumption
Much better performance per watt 9.84 pt/W vs 3.49 pt/W More than 2.8x better performance per watt
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72.4 °C vs 64 °C Around 15% higher Maximum operating temperature
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 21.92 $/year Around 30% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 79.72 $/year Around 30% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 6700K vs A10 7850K

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6700K
35.02 mHash/s
A10 7850K
89.37 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i7 6700K
26.72 mPixels/s
A10 7850K
18.36 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6700K
1.82 fps
A10 7850K
1.44 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 6700K
17,583
A10 7850K
7,022

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A10 7850K
2,328

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 6700K
6,010 MB/s
A10 7850K
2,370,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i7 6700K
11,109
A10 7850K
5,498

PassMark (Single Core)

A10 7850K
1,571

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 6700K  vs
A10 7850K 
Clock speed 4 GHz 3.7 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz 4 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked Yes Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-2133
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 34,133.32 MB/s

details

Core i7 6700K  vs
A10 7850K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 28 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 64°C Unknown - 72.4°C

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 Radeon™ R7 Series

power consumption

TDP 91W 65W
Annual home energy cost 21.92 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 79.72 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 3.49 pt/W 9.84 pt/W
Typical power consumption 73.94W 52.81W
Intel Core i7 6700K
Report a correction
AMD A10 7850K
Report a correction

Read more

Comments

comments powered by Disqus