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Intel "Skylake" Core i7-6700K CPU (Z170 Chipset and GT530) Review

By: Steven Bassiri | Intel CPUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Aug 5, 2015 12:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: Intel

Out of the Box Performance: Handbrake and Hybrid Video Transcoding, ScienceMark

 

HandBrake 4K Video Transcoder (x264)

 

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HandBrake 4K Video Transcoder (x265)

 

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Hybrid Video Transcoder

 

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ScienceMark

 

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The video transcoding tests show that the 6700K provides some improvements, but nothing crazy high. ScienceMark is more mixed; the 6700K doesn't win every time.

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