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Intel Core i7-6850K vs Intel Core i5-10400T gaming benchmark

Intel Core i7-6850K vs Intel Core i5-10400T

Processor comparisons   19-02-2022
   If you are thinking about choosing a processor, you will be able to make a decision after reading the detailed tests Intel Core i7-6850K vs Intel Core i5-10400T and understand which is better for games or simple use for video editing, programming, streaming, rendering, machine learning. Here is all information from real video editing and streaming tests or many benchmarks. A careful review of all the specifications, so that it can be easier to read, is summarized in the table.
   From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint testing in synthetic type tests like Dolphin Emulator, Furmark, Blender, Blender, DaVinci Resolve Studio, 7zip, Prime95, WPrime, RealBench, 3DMark, UserBenchmark, VeraCrypt, MATLAB, Handbrake, PCMark 10, AIDA64, Gears 5, Cinebench 23 (20, 15), Geekbench 5.2, World of Tanks enCore Benchmark, SuperPi, PassMark.
   Gaming performance of processors in:
  • Fallout 76
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Fortnite
  • DOOM: Eternal
  • Watch Dogs Legion
  • Call of Duty: Warzone and Modern Warfare
  • Death Stranding
  • Assassin's Creed Valhalla
  • Valheim
  • Valorant
  • Borderlands 3
  • Last Man Standing
  • Halo Infinite
  • Apex Legends
  • Overwatch
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • World of Warcraft: Shadowlands
  • Rainbow Six Siege

   After looking at the data these benchmarks and videos, you already be able to know which CPU is better to buy for gaming Intel Core i5-10400T or Intel Core i7-6850K.

 
Intel Core i7-6850K
Intel Core i5-10400T

Summary benchmark results

As a percentage of the maximum value based on a sample from the entire base of all processors

Processor Benchmark
Core i7-6850K56% Core i5-10400T55%
This value shows the performance of the processors in single-threaded and multi-threaded mode. In this comparison, Core i7-6850K is 1% better than Core i5-10400T. The data source is several popular tests. Detailed information can be found below.

Gaming performance
Summary result of all game benchmarks.
Core i7-6850K56% Core i5-10400T54%
For the maximum in this test, the results of the most powerful processor in the site database are taken. And of course, this is a server processor, on which no one will run games. Because the cost of this processor reaches several tens of thousands of dollars. And if it seems to you that the selected CPU has a little game result, look at the FPS that it produces in real games in the summary table below.
List of less popular games in which processors were compared: Microsoft Flight Simulator, Forza Horizon 4, DOTA 2A, Half-Life: Alyx, Monster Hunter World, Resident Evil 7 Biohazard, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS GO), NBA 2K20, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Battlefield V, League of Legends (LOL), Horizon Zero Dawn, Ghostrunner, Control, Metro Exodus, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Hitman 3, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG).

Gaming benchmark

Fortnite99.095.8
Valorant112.5108.9
Cyberpunk 207763.061.0
Apex Legends105.7102.4
Call of Duty Warzone84.481.7
Overwatch91.188.2
Red Dead Redemption 277.675.1
DOOM Eternal56.254.4
Warzone87.784.9
Assassin's Creed94.591.5
Valheim93.490.4
The numbers in this table indicate the maximum FPS that was received on the device with the corresponding processor. Depending on the configuration of the computer (RAM size and Video Card) and graphics quality settings (Ultra, Medium, Normal), the results may differ quite significantly. We recommend that you better study the results of the Cinebench, GeekBench and Passmark becnmarks.
The computers participating in the comparisons not only were the equipped with different video cards and different amounts of RAM. But users also tested them at different screen resolutions: 2K, FullHD or 4K. Therefore, the game benchmark data is approximate. But all video cards met the average system requirements of games. You will get more accurate information about how powerful the processor will be in games, if you compare it in one assembly with the video card that is installed in your computer.


Power consumption
Core i7-6850K28% Core i5-10400T85%
To make a finishing resolution on which processor is better, you should also consider the generation of its core. It is clear that the newer the generation, the better the performance of the processor in games and benchmarks, as well as its energy efficiency. In this case the Core i5-10400T is more energy efficient than the Core i7-6850K since it has less power consumption: 140W vs. 35W. Power consumption is especially important for laptops. Also, when choosing a processor cooling system, it will be useful to know its TDP. It is necessary to calculate so that the TDP data specified in the cooler specification is greater than the TDP of the compared processor.


Software benchmarks

Let's say you plan to use the processor not only for gaming, but also for programming, streaming, machine learning, video editing or video rendering, then the main parameter for you is its performance in multi-threaded mode. In this mode, to achieve maximum performance, the processor includes all threads and cores that it has. You will learn this data from the benchmark tables below. Before using the data from these tests, be sure to make sure that the software that you are going to use on your computer can work in multi-threaded mode. Since there are still many programs that use only one core to work, and all the advantages of multi-core mode are unused.
Cinebench 23, 20 an 15
The results of this benchmark show Single-threaded and Multi-threaded CPU performance
Intel Core i7-6850K Intel Core i5-10400T
Cinbench 15 Single-core182159
Cinbench 15 Multi-core11691137
Cinbench 20 Single-core436366
Cinbench 20 Multi-core26252582
Cinbench 23 Single-core1101911
Cinbench 23 Multi-core68386245

Passmark
This popular benchmark displays Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Intel Core i7-6850K Intel Core i5-10400T
Single-Core24372137
Multi-Core1119210262

GeekBench 5.2
This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Intel Core i7-6850K Intel Core i5-10400T
Single-Core1200901
Multi-Core71135064

Comparison of specifications

In the specification comparison table, the most useful will be the the possibility of overclocking it and release date of the processor. The later the processor is released, the longer it will last in your computer. And the easier it will be to upgrade the system in the future. The same benefits from the presence of overclocking. When the processor can be overclocked, increasing its performance, then it will continue to maintain maximum FPS in the newest games. The savings are obvious! It turns out that there is no longer a need to buy a new CPU to enjoy the games any longer.

Intel Core i7-6850K Intel Core i5-10400T
Announcement dateJune 13, 2016April 01, 2020
TypeDesktopDesktop
SocketFCLGA2011-3FCLGA1200
Core nameBroadwell EComet Lake
Architecturex86x86
Generation610
Turbo Frequency3.8 MHz3.6 MHz
Frequency3.6 MHz2 MHz
Cores66
Threads1212
Bus rate8 GT/s
Bit6464
Lithography14 nm14 nm
Transistors count2800 millions2460 millions
Power consumption (TDP)140 W35 W
Memory typeDDR4 2400/2133DDR4-2666
Max. Memory128 Gb128 Gb
Memory Frequency
Memory bandwidth41.6 GB/s
L1 cache
L2 cache
L3 cache15 MB12 MB
OverclockingNoNo
Supports ECCNoNo
Part number
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Core i7-6850K is 44% better than Core i5-10400T in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption (relevant for laptops).

Result:
The number of parameters for which Intel Core i7-6850K is better: 25
The number of parameters for which Intel Core i5-10400T is better: 5
   However, it should be understood that all the data in the table above do not mean that you should be guided entirely by them and trust a simple comparison of these figures. Be sure to watch benchmarks video and read the opinion of real owners of Intel Core i7-6850K and Intel Core i5-10400T before deciding which of the CPUs to buy for gaming.
•  Cinebench r15 score
•  Cinebench r20 score
•  Cinebench r23 score
•  GeekBench 5 score


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• Vs Core i5-10400F
• Vs Core i7-8700B
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•  Cinebench r15 score
•  Cinebench r20 score
•  Cinebench r23 score
•  GeekBench 5 score


Versus Battle of the Processors
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• Vs Ryzen 3 4300GE
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