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Intel Core i7 6700K 4.0GHz Socket 1151 Box without Cooler vs. AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7GHz Socket AM4 Box + 9

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7GHz Socket AM4 Box

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X 3.7GHz Socket AM4 Box

4.2

£282.24

£291.83 Incl. delivery
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6GHz Socket AM4 Box

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6GHz Socket AM4 Box

4.8
“Performance”

£175.00

Free delivery
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6GHz Socket AM4 Box

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 3.6GHz Socket AM4 Box

4.9
“Performance”

£259.99

£284.28 Incl. delivery
AMD Ryzen 3 3100 3.6GHz Socket AM4 Box

AMD Ryzen 3 3100 3.6GHz Socket AM4 Box

4.2

£91.86

£101.45 Incl. delivery
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 3.8GHz Socket AM4 Box

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 3.8GHz Socket AM4 Box

4.8

£385.00

£409.90 Incl. delivery
64-bit processor
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ECC
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Instructions
SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES, MPX, SGX, TSX
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES, MPX, SGX, TSX
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES, SGX, TSX
CPU throttling
Intel SpeedStep
AMD Cool'n'Quiet
AMD Pure Power
AMD Cool'n'Quiet
AMD Cool'n'Quiet
AMD Pure Power
AMD Cool'n'Quiet
AMD Pure Power
Intel SpeedStep
Intel SpeedStep
Integrated graphics
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Frequency
350 MHz
350 MHz
350 MHz
Graphics processor
Intel HD Graphics 530
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Tubro frequency
Yes
Yes
Yes
Frequency (turbo)
1150 MHz
1200 MHz
1200 MHz
Turbo Boost/Core
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Max frequency
4.2 GHz
4.6 GHz
4.2 GHz
4.7 GHz
4.9 GHz
4.4 GHz
3.9 GHz
4.6 GHz
5 GHz
4.8 GHz
5.1 GHz
Virtualization
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Technology type
Intel VT-x, Intel VT-d, Intel EPT
AMD-V, AMD-Vi
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
Intel VT-x, Intel VT-d, Intel EPT
Intel VT-x, Intel VT-d, Intel EPT
Boxed
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Box version
without fan/cooler
with fan
with fan
without fan/cooler
without fan/cooler
with fan
with fan
with fan
without fan/cooler
without fan/cooler
without fan/cooler
Clock frequency
4 GHz
3.7 GHz
3.6 GHz
3.8 GHz
3.4 GHz
3.6 GHz
3.6 GHz
3.8 GHz
3.6 GHz
3.7 GHz
3.8 GHz
CPU type
Intel Core i7 Gen 6
AMD Ryzen 5 5000 Series
AMD Ryzen 5 3000 Series
AMD Ryzen 7 5000 Series
AMD Ryzen 9 5000 Series
AMD Ryzen 7 3000 Series
AMD Ryzen 3 3000 Series
AMD Ryzen 9 3000 Series
Intel Core i9 Gen 9
AMD Ryzen 9 5000 Series
Intel Core i7 Gen 10
Max number of PCI Express lanes
16
24
20
24
24
20
20
20
16
24
16
Micron technology
14 nm
7 nm
7 nm
7 nm
7 nm
7 nm
7 nm
7 nm
14 nm
7 nm
14 nm
Number of cores
4 ​
6 ​
6 ​
8 ​
16 ​
8 ​
4 ​
12 ​
8 ​
12 ​
8 ​
Number of threads
8 ​
12 ​
12 ​
16 ​
32 ​
16 ​
8 ​
24 ​
16 ​
24 ​
16 ​
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 W
65 W
65 W
105 W
105 W
65 W
65 W
105 W
95 W
105 W
125 W
L2 cache (total)
1 MB
3 MB
3 MB
4 MB
8 MB
4 MB
2 MB
6 MB
2 MB
6 MB
L3 cache (total)
8 MB
32 MB
32 MB
32 MB
64 MB
32 MB
16 MB
64 MB
16 MB
64 MB
16 MB
Release year
2015
2020
2019
2020
2020
2019
2020
2019
2018
2020
2020
Socket
Intel Socket 1151
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4
Intel Socket 1151-2
AMD Socket AM4
Intel Socket 1200