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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 130 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 2.5x higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.61 GHz vs 1.76 GHz Around 2.8x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Jun, 2003 Release date over 12 years later
More threads 8 vs 1 7 more threads
More cores 4 vs 1 3 more cores; run more applications at once
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.77 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 3x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Opteron 842

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AMD Opteron 842

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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 8 vs 1 7 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Lower typical power consumption 66.71W vs 73.94W Around 10% lower typical power consumption
Higher Maximum operating temperature 71 °C vs 64 °C More than 10% higher Maximum operating temperature
Lower annual home energy cost 19.78 $/year vs 21.92 $/year Around 10% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 71.92 $/year vs 79.72 $/year Around 10% lower annual commercial energy cost

Features Key features of the Core i7 6700K  vs Opteron 842 

clock speed

Opteron 842
1.6 GHz

L2 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

Core i7 6700K
4.61 GHz
Opteron 842
1.76 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Core i7 6700K
4.77 GHz
Opteron 842
1.6 GHz

TDP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 6700K  vs
Opteron 842 
Clock speed 4 GHz 1.6 GHz
Cores Quad core Single core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Core i7 6700K  vs
Opteron 842 
Threads 8 1
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 130 nm
Max CPUs 1 8
Operating temperature Unknown - 64°C 0 - 71°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.61 GHz 1.76 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.77 GHz 1.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.61 GHz 1.76 GHz

power consumption

TDP 91W 82.1W
Annual home energy cost 21.92 $/year 19.78 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 79.72 $/year 71.92 $/year
Typical power consumption 73.94W 66.71W
Intel Core i7 6700K
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