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IntelBX80677I57600K

4 Cores, 8 Threads
@3.5GHz Zen (2017)

4 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.8GHz Kaby Lake (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 39,200 user samples
5,684 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 66% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 66% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 71st / 980
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
33,516 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 113% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 113%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 980
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
74.8 % -28% 95.9 % Faster effective speed.
+28%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
104 Pts -27% 132 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+27%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
365 Pts -36% 497 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+36%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
587 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+15%
509 Pts -15%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
114 Pts -33% 152 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+33%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
422 Pts -41% 596 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+41%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
646 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+8%
599 Pts -8%
Market Share
Based on 5,970,135 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.36 % -250% 1.26 % Hugely higher market share.
+250%
Value
Value For Money
93.7 % -23% 115 % Better value.
+23%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
88 % -43% 126 % Much more popular.
+43%
Price
Price (score)
$160 Slightly cheaper.
+11%
$180 -11%
Age
Newest
7 Months Much more recent.
+30%
10 Months -30%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts More energy efficient.
+29%
91 Watts -29%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 0% 4 cores 0%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
4 threads -100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 0% 14 nm 0%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz -9% 3.8 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz -14% 4.2 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+14%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
110 Pts -35% 148 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+35%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
118 Pts -33% 157 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+33%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
408 Pts -41% 574 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+41%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
440 Pts -40% 617 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+40%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
625 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+8%
580 Pts -8%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
649 Pts +4% 623 Pts -4%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Kaby Lake (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 630
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The i5-7600K targets high end gamers, it sits just behind the flagship i7-7700K in Intel’s Kaby Lake lineup. The 7600K will likely be the most popular gaming CPU of 2017 (some competition from AMD’s upcoming Zen/Ryzen CPUs, would be very welcome). Comparing the 7600K and 6600K shows that the two processors are very closely matched and comparing the 7600K vs the hyper-threaded 7700K highlights the relative strength of the 7700K for workstation performance. There are no significant architectural differences between Kaby Lake and Skylake so, when fully overclocked, the two generations should perform similarly but Kaby Lake offers faster base clocks, improved speed shift technology which helps CPU responsiveness, and better integrated graphics[Jan '17 CPUPro]

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