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Core i7-6700K vs Ryzen 9 3950X

Core i7-6700K vs Ryzen 9 3950X: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

Key Differences

In short — Ryzen 9 3950X outperforms the cheaper Core i7-6700K on the selected game parameters. However, the worse performing Core i7-6700K is a better bang for your buck. The better performing Ryzen 9 3950X is 1577 days newer than the cheaper Core i7-6700K.

Advantages of Intel Core i7-6700K

  • Up to 57% cheaper than Ryzen 9 3950X - $325.0 vs $755.0

  • Up to 49% better value when playing Fortnite than Ryzen 9 3950X - $1.18 vs $2.32 per FPS

  • Consumes up to 13% less energy than AMD Ryzen 9 3950X - 91 vs 105 Watts

  • Works without a dedicated GPU, while AMD Ryzen 9 3950X doesn't have integrated graphics

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 9 3950X

  • Performs up to 18% better in Fortnite than Core i7-6700K - 325 vs 275 FPS

  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than Intel Core i7-6700K - 32 vs 8 threads

Fortnite
Fortnite

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core i7-6700K Logo
Core i7-6700K

Desktop • Aug 1st, 2015


FPS

275

85%

Value, $/FPS

$1.18/FPS

100%

Price, $

$325

100%

Value Winner

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Logo
Ryzen 9 3950X

Desktop • Nov 25th, 2019


FPS

325

100%

Value, $/FPS

$2.32/FPS

51%

Price, $

$755

43%

FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X 16-Core, 32-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor

Buy for $755 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 55 minutes ago

FPS in TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core i7-6700K Logo
Core i7-6700K

Desktop • Aug 1st, 2015

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Logo
Ryzen 9 3950X

Desktop • Nov 25th, 2019

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

Intel Core i7-6700K Logo
Core i7-6700K

Desktop • Aug 1st, 2015


Single-Core

1137

88%

Multi-Core

4435

31%

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Logo
Ryzen 9 3950X

Desktop • Nov 25th, 2019


Single-Core

1296

100%

Multi-Core

14170

100%

Intel Core i7-6700K Logo

Intel Core i7-6700K

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AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Logo

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X

Aug 1st, 2015Release Date
Nov 25th, 2019
Core i7CollectionRyzen 9
SkylakeCodenameMatisse
Intel Socket 1151SocketAMD Socket AM4
Desktop
Segment
Desktop
4Cores
16
8Threads
32
4.0 GHz
Base Clock Speed3.5 GHz
4.2 GHzTurbo Clock Speed
4.7 GHz
91 W
TDP105 W
14 nmProcess Size
7 nm
40.0x
Multiplier35.0x
HD Graphics 530
Integrated GraphicsNone
NoOverclockable
Yes

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