CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of G3470 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

8.8

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

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Reasons to consider the
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Much better performance per dollar 2.79 pt/$ vs 1.08 pt/$ More than 2.5x better performance per dollar
Lower typical power consumption 43.06W vs 73.94W More than 40% lower typical power consumption
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72 °C vs 64 °C Around 15% higher Maximum operating temperature
Lower annual commercial energy cost 46.43 $/year vs 79.72 $/year More than 40% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 12.77 $/year vs 21.92 $/year More than 40% lower annual home energy cost
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Intel Core i7 6700K

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Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 3.6 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Significantly better PassMark score 11,109 vs 3,702 More than 3x better PassMark score
More threads 8 vs 2 6 more threads
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz vs 1,100 MHz Around 5% better turbo clock speed
Better PassMark (Single core) score 2,349 vs 2,130 More than 10% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.64 GHz vs 3.6 GHz Around 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Jan, 2015 Release date 6 months later
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.76 GHz vs 3.6 GHz More than 30% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium G3470 vs Core i7 6700K

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium G3470  vs
Core i7 6700K 
Clock speed 3.6 GHz 4 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No 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 53W 91W
Annual home energy cost 12.77 $/year 21.92 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 46.43 $/year 79.72 $/year
Performance per watt 3.68 pt/W 3.45 pt/W
Typical power consumption 43.06W 73.94W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 FSB
Number of links 0 0
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 8,000 MT/s

details

Pentium G3470  vs
Core i7 6700K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 8
Manufacture process 22 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72°C Unknown - 64°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.6 GHz 4.64 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.6 GHz 4.76 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.6 GHz 4.64 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 65,536 MB
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