CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6700K vs 7870K 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

8.9

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 better cinebench r10 32Bit 1-core score 8,981 vs 4,051 Around 2.2x better cinebench r10 32Bit 1-core score
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 2,349 vs 1,548 More than 50% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better PassMark score 11,109 vs 5,497 More than 2x better PassMark score
Significantly better cinebench r10 32Bit score 36,746 vs 14,484 More than 2.5x better cinebench r10 32Bit score
Better CompuBench 1.5 face detection score 26.56 mPixels/s vs 22.63 mPixels/s More than 15% better CompuBench 1.5 face detection score
Newer Jul, 2015 vs May, 2015 Release date 1 months later
Front view of AMD A10 7870K

Reasons to consider the
AMD A10 7870K

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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 higher GPU clock speed 866 MHz vs 350 MHz Around 2.5x higher GPU clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 3.99 pt/$ vs 1.08 pt/$ Around 3.8x better performance per dollar
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Slightly better performance per watt 4.33 pt/W vs 3.45 pt/W More than 25% better performance per watt

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 6700K vs A10 7870K

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6700K
33.21 mHash/s
A10 7870K
103.22 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i7 6700K
26.56 mPixels/s
A10 7870K
22.63 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6700K
300.87 fps
A10 7870K
371.33 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6700K
1.81 fps
A10 7870K
1.73 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (Video composition) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6700K
13.55 fps
A10 7870K
30.81 fps

Cinebench R10 32-Bit

Core i7 6700K
36,746
A10 7870K
14,484

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i7 6700K
11,109
A10 7870K
5,497

PassMark (Single Core)

A10 7870K
1,548

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 6700K  vs
A10 7870K 
Clock speed 4 GHz 3.9 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz 4.1 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
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
AVX 2.0

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-2133
DDR3L-1600
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 34,133.32 MB/s

details

Core i7 6700K  vs
A10 7870K 
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.64 GHz 4.66 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.76 GHz 4.51 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.64 GHz 4.66 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 AMD Radeon 2× 2 MB
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 866 MHz

power consumption

TDP 91W 95W
Annual home energy cost 21.92 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 79.72 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 3.45 pt/W 4.33 pt/W
Typical power consumption 73.94W 77.19W
Intel Core i7 6700K
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Comments

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i like the amd because its lower price and is very close on ghz speed. but if you have the money and want to buy a super cpu then buy the i7.
Intel i7-6700k, based on it's performance and higher overclock speed (water).
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