Intel Core i7-6700K Skylake Processor Review


PCMark 8


We ran the PCMark 8 Home benchmark, which includes workloads that reflect common tasks for a typical home user. These workloads have low computational requirements making PCMark 8 Home suitable for testing the performance of low-cost tablets, notebooks and desktops. Home includes workloads for web browsing, writing, gaming, photo editing, and video chat. The results are combined to give a PCMark 8 Home score for your system.

PCMark 8 Home Accelerated Test Results:

G3285 A8-7600 A10-7800 4770K 4790K 5775C 6700K
Overall Score 2555 3181 3322 3449 3597 4462 4032
Web Browsing – JunglePin 0.315s 0.353s 0.351s 0.310s 0.310s 0.305s 0.310s
Web Browsing – Amazonia 0.134s 0.139s 0.139s 0.134s 0.134s 0.133s 0.134s
Writing 3.95s 4.79s 4.72s 3.46s 3.14s 4.40s 3.10s
Photo Editing V2 0.704s 0.331s 0.304s 0.350s .321s 0.128s 0.236s
Video Chat Playback 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps
Video Chat Encoding 133.3ms 49.7ms 37.7ms 48.0ms 43.0ms 37.0ms 42.0ms
Casual Gaming 23.0 fps 34.8 fps 35.1 fps 35.9 fps 36.4 fps 67.1 fps 51.5 fps

Benchmark Results: The Intel Core i7-6700K has an overall score of 4,032 in the PCMark 8 Home Accelerated benchmark. The Intel Core i7-5775C had an overall score of 4,462 thanks to big performance leads due to the integrated graphics solutions used on each processor. If you look closely at the seven work traces, you’ll see 5775C had a higher overall score due to the casual gaming benchmark and Photo Editing V2 test.