CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5-2680V4 vs 6700K 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

9.1

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 6700K 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 6700K  based on its single-core performance and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Much more l2 cache 3.5 MB vs 1 MB 3.5x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l3 cache 35 MB vs 8 MB Around 4.5x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 14 vs 4 10 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 28 vs 8 20 more threads
Supports more RAM 1,572,864 MB vs 65,536 MB Supports 24x more RAM
Much better PassMark score 19,922 vs 11,109 Around 80% better PassMark score
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 86 °C vs 64 °C Around 35% higher Maximum operating temperature
More l3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core vs 2 MB/core 25% more l3 cache per core
Newer Jan, 2016 vs Jul, 2015 Release date 6 months later
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Much better 3DMark06 CPU score 80.5 vs 76 More than 5% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Much higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 65% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz vs 3.3 GHz More than 25% higher turbo clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much better performance per dollar 0.91 pt/$ vs 0.2 pt/$ More than 4.5x better performance per dollar
Significantly lower typical power consumption 73.94W vs 97.5W Around 25% lower typical power consumption
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.61 GHz vs 2.82 GHz Around 65% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark (Single core) score 2,349 vs 1,774 More than 30% better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.77 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 21.92 $/year vs 28.91 $/year Around 25% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 79.72 $/year vs 105.12 $/year Around 25% lower annual commercial energy cost
Slightly better performance per watt 3.49 pt/W vs 2.89 pt/W More than 20% better performance per watt

Benchmarks Real world tests of E5-2680V4 vs Core i7 6700K

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

E5-2680V4
17,418
Core i7 6700K
17,583

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

E5-2680V4
2,689

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

E5-2680V4
3,370 MB/s
Core i7 6700K
6,010 MB/s

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

E5-2680V4
19,922
Core i7 6700K
11,109

PassMark (Single Core)

E5-2680V4
1,774

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

E5-2680V4  vs
Core i7 6700K 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.3 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cores Single core Quad core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 120W 91W
Annual home energy cost 28.91 $/year 21.92 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 105.12 $/year 79.72 $/year
Performance per watt 2.89 pt/W 3.49 pt/W
Typical power consumption 97.5W 73.94W

bus

Architecture QPI FSB
Number of links 2 0
Transfer rate 9,600 MT/s 8,000 MT/s

details

E5-2680V4  vs
Core i7 6700K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 28 8
L2 cache 3.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 35 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 2 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 86°C Unknown - 64°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.82 GHz 4.61 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz 4.77 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.82 GHz 4.61 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Channels Quad Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum memory size 1,572,864 MB 65,536 MB
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