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Front view of Intel Core i7 6700T

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Much better 3DMark06 CPU score 67.5 vs 60.6 More than 10% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Slightly more l3 cache 8 MB vs 6 MB Around 35% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Better PassMark score 9,050 vs 7,278 Around 25% better PassMark score
Front view of Intel Core i5 6600T

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Significantly better performance per dollar 1.21 pt/$ vs 0.82 pt/$ Around 50% better performance per dollar

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 6700T vs i5 6600T

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Core i7 6700T  vs
i5 6600T 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 2.7 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 65,536 MB 65,536 MB


Core i7 6700T  vs
i5 6600T 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 66°C Unknown - 66°C

integrated graphics

Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,100 MHz

power consumption

TDP 35W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 8.43 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 30.66 $/year
Performance per watt 7.07 pt/W 7.34 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W


Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 8,000 MT/s
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