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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 6700K

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Intel Core i7 6700K

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Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 28 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Significantly higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 2.9 GHz Around 40% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz vs 3.5 GHz More than 20% higher turbo clock speed
More l3 cache 8 MB vs None Compared to all cpus, 8 MB l3 cache is just OK
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Front view of AMD A9 7th Gen A9-9410

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AMD A9 7th Gen A9-9410

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Significantly more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
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
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 90 °C vs 64 °C More than 40% higher Maximum operating temperature

Features Key features of the Core i7 6700K  vs A9 7th Gen A9-9410 

clock speed

turbo clock speed

L2 cache

gpu clock speed

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Core i7 6700K  vs
A9 7th Gen A9-9410 
Clock speed 4 GHz 2.9 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked Yes No


Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
AVX 2.0


Core i7 6700K  vs
A9 7th Gen A9-9410 
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB None
Manufacture process 14 nm 28 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 64°C Unknown - 90°C

integrated graphics

Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 Radeon™ R5
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 800 MHz

power consumption

Typical power consumption 73.94W N/A
Intel Core i7 6700K
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AMD A9 7th Gen A9-9410
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Lol no, Intel has Hyperthreading which gives the i7 4 threads. Plus the i7-6500u has a higher overall cache compared to the A9-9410.
Yeah nobody said that the two chips were equal. CPUboss, and their sister site, GPUboss are just to compare two chips. There is no real reason or rhyme as to why two chips are compared. I am not disagreeing though. On the contrary, I agree fully. Nobody should be saying how "crap" this AMD chip is. The AMD chip is a low end, cheaper chip. AMD has always been an affordable option for people on budgets.
Ya, now that's a real good comparison, a quad core vs a dual core, probably at 10x the price. Like comparing a Bugati to a VW, just unrealistic. Any negative AMD remarks here are only from the brainless.
more AMD junk
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