Intel Core i7 6850K specifications and performance

Intel Core i7 6850K is a 6 cores and 12 threads CPU processor produced by Intel. Intel Core i7 6850K was released on 2016-05-30, the fabrication process is 14nm (nanometer), the CPU codename is -, the instruction set architecture is x86-64, and the CPU's integrated graphics (iGPU) is -.

Basic Information

Vendor / Supplier Intel
Short name i7 6850k
Release date 2016-05-30
CPU code name
Fabrication process 14nm (nanometer)
Instruction set architecture x86-64
Market Desktop
Integrated Graphics (iGPU)

CPU core specifications

Total number of cores 6 cores
Total number of threads 12 threads
Number of performance cores 6 cores
Number of performance core threads 12 threads
Performance core base frequency / main frequency 3.6GHz
Performance core maximum turbo frequency 3.8GHz
Number of energy efficiency cores
Number of energy-efficient core threads
Energy efficiency core basic frequency / main frequency
Energy efficiency core maximum turbo frequency

CPU cache and frequency

Bus frequency
L1 Cache 32 KB
L2 Cache 256 KB
L3 Cache 15 MB
Unlock multiplier No

Memory specifications

Maximum supported memory 128GB
Memory frequency support
  • - DDR4-2133MHz
Maximum number of memory channels 4
Maximum memory bandwidth
ECC support No

Package specifications

CPU Socket LGA-2011-3
Default thermal design power / TDP PL1 140W
Maximum Turbo Power Consumption / TDP PL2
Maximum temperature
PCIe interface PCIe 3.0
PCIe lane count 40

Integrated Graphics specifications

Integrated Graphics (iGPU) Intel UHD Graphics 630
Base frequency 350MHz
Maximum acceleration frequency 1150MHz
Number of execution units 24
Stream Processors / Shading Units 192
Texture Units / TMUs 24
Raster Operations Units / ROPs 3
Total Graphics Power / TGP 15W
FP32 computing performance

Cinebench R23 performance test

Single core performance score
Multi-core performance score

PassMark performance test

Single core performance score
Multi-core performance score
Integer math 40 GOps/sec
Floating point math 26 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 49 Million Primes/sec (Millions find prime numbers per second)
Random string sorting 22.4 Million Strings/sec (Millions random string sorting per second)
Data encryption 3.1 GBytes/sec (Gigabits per second)
Data compression 171.7 MBytes/sec (megabits per second)
Physics simulation 851 Frames/sec (FPS)
Extended instruction test 11 Billion Matrices/sec (Billions matrix operations per second)

GeekBench v6 performance test

Single core performance
Multi-core performance
File compression 512.8 MB/sec (megabits per second)
clang compilation 44.3 Klines/sec (thousands lines per second)
HTML5 browsing 145.2 pages/sec (pages per second)
PDF rendering 193.8 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)
Text processing 154.5 pages/sec (pages per second)
Background blur 31.8 images/sec (images per second)
Photo processing 58.8 images/sec (images per second)
Ray tracing 8.95 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)