Ryzen 7 3700U vs Core i7-6700 specs and performance
According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Core i7-6700 is faster than the Ryzen 7 3700U. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 7 3700U in all gaming tests too.
Our spec comparison shows that they have an identical amount of cores and the same number of threads. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Core i7-6700 has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 7 3700U. A Ryzen 7 3700U CPU outputs less heat than a Core i7-6700 CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. The info from our database shows that the Ryzen 7 3700U has more L2 cache than the Core i7-6700. Despite this, the Core i7-6700 has significantly more L3 cache compared to the Ryzen 7 3700U.
Most CPUs have more threads than cores. This technology, colloquially called hyperthreading, improves performance by splitting a core into multiple virtual ones. This provides more efficient utilisation of a core. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 3700U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.
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