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      i7-5960X vs i7-6850K

      Score7041 i7-5960X$1100
      Score5447 i7-6850K$520
      CPU Architecture The newer CPU, the better performance.
      Haswell E 22nm
      Broadwell E 14nm
      CoresThe more Cores, the more tasks CPU can perform at the same time.
      8
      6
      ThreadsThreads are not physical cores, but they help with multitasking.
      16
      12
      5 3 2 CPU Clock The higher the clock, the more instructions the CPU can execute per second.(Higher is better)
      3 GHz
      17% Higher3.6 GHz
      5 3 2 CPU Turbo Clock The CPU turbo clock helps to squeeze more performance by increasing base clock.(Higher is better)
      3.5 GHz
      8% Higher3.8 GHz
      CacheThe CPU stores copies of the frequently used data to the cache for faster execution.(Higher is better)
      20MB
      15MB
      DDR3Type of memory the CPU supports
      No
      No
      DDR4Type of memory the CPU supports
      Yes
      Yes
      97 65 32 Memory Bandwidth The more bandwidth, the faster data is transfered between CPU and RAM.(Higher is better)
      68 GB/s
      11% Higher76.8 GB/s
      Maximum MemoryThe maximum amount of memory the CPU can support.
      64GB
      128GB
      Generation
      5
      6
      Socket
      2011-3
      2011-3
      160 107 53 Thermal Design Power Typical power consumption of the Central Processing Unit.(Lower is better)
      140 Watts
      140 Watts
      PROCESSOR CHOICE
      1stIntel i7-5960X
      i7-5960X Score7041
      • Cores8
      • Threads16
      • Cache Size20MB
      • Clock3 GHz
      • Turbo Clock3.5 GHz
      • TDP140 Watts
      2ndIntel i7-6850K
      i7-6850K Score5447
      • Cores6
      • Boost12
      • Cache Size15MB
      • Clock3.6 GHz
      • Turbo Clock3.8 GHz
      • TDP140 Watts
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