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Core i7-6700K vs Pentium G840

Core i7-6700K vs Pentium G840: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

Key Differences

In short — Core i7-6700K outperforms Pentium G840 on the selected game parameters. We do not have the prices of both CPUs to compare value. The better performing Core i7-6700K is 1532 days newer than Pentium G840.

Advantages of Intel Core i7-6700K

  • Performs up to 30% better in Grand Theft Auto V than Pentium G840 - 255 vs 196 FPS
  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than Intel Pentium G840 - 8 vs 2 threads

Advantages of Intel Pentium G840

  • Consumes up to 29% less energy than Intel Core i7-6700K - 65 vs 91 Watts
Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

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

Desktop • Aug 1st, 2015


FPS

255

100%

Value, $/FPS

$1.02/FPS

100%

Price, $

$260

100%

FPS and Value Winner

Intel Pentium G840 Logo
Pentium G840

Desktop • May 22nd, 2011


FPS

196

70%

Value, $/FPS

Price, $

TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

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

Desktop • Aug 1st, 2015

Intel Pentium G840 Logo
Pentium G840

Desktop • May 22nd, 2011

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

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

Desktop • Aug 1st, 2015


Single-Core

1135

100%

Multi-Core

4426

100%

Intel Pentium G840 Logo
Pentium G840

Desktop • May 22nd, 2011


Single-Core

516

-20%

Multi-Core

938

-272%

Intel Core i7-6700K Logo

Intel Core i7-6700K

vs
Intel Pentium G840 Logo

Intel Pentium G840

Aug 1st, 2015
Release DateMay 22nd, 2011
Core i7CollectionPentium
SkylakeCodenameSandy Bridge
Intel Socket 1151SocketIntel Socket 1155
Desktop
Segment
Desktop
4
Cores2
8
Threads2
4.0 GHz
Base Clock Speed2.8 GHz
4.2 GHzTurbo Clock SpeedNon-Turbo
91 WTDP
65 W
14 nm
Process Size32 nm
40.0x
Multiplier28.0x
HD Graphics 530Integrated GraphicsIntel HD (Sandy Bridge)
NoOverclockableNo

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