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IntelBX80677I57600K
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 90,702 user samples
31,752 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 40th / 1117
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
58,950 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 27th / 1117
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
85.9 % 92.9 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
108 Pts 127 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+18%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
414 Pts 483 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+17%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
902 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+83%
492 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
118 Pts 149 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+26%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
468 Pts 575 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+23%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1005 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+75%
574 Pts
Market Share
Based on 9,825,748 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.6 % 0.74 % Higher market share.
+23%
Value
Value For Money
102 % +0% 102 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
108 % More popular.
+23%
88 %
Price
Price (score)
$185 Cheaper.
+19%
$229
Age
Newest
15 Months More recent.
+17%
18 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 91 Watts +4%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+200%
4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.8 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz 4.2 GHz +5%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
114 Pts 143 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+25%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
123 Pts 155 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+26%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
453 Pts 551 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+22%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
491 Pts 609 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+24%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
974 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+77%
551 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1016 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+67%
609 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Kaby Lake (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 630
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The Ryzen 5 1600X is the flagship processor from AMD's latest generation of Ryzen 5 processors which feature the Zen architecture. Following on from last month's release of the Ryzen 7 series, the Ryzen 5 series is positioned as a less expensive mid-performance alternative to Intel's i5 mainstream offerings. Once again, AMD excels in multi-core technology. Like the Ryzen 5 1600, the 1600X features 6 cores and 12 threads, but has roughly 11% higher clock speeds (out of the box) for a 14% premium. Like all Ryzen CPUs the 1600X is unlocked. The 1600X is the only Ryzen 5 CPU with a TDP of 95W, the 1600, 1500X and 1400 all have 50% lower power consumption of 65W. Due to its high thread count, UserBenchmarks show that at stock clocks the 1600X outperforms the i7-7700k on multi-threaded tasks by 23%, but it lags behind by 23% for single and 14% for quad-core performance. The 1600X is priced keenly at $249 so a more appropriate CPU comparison is the i5-7600k where the 1600X wins on stock multi-core by a whopping 81%. The 1600X does represent great value for workstation users that also game but its $30 cheaper sibling, the 1600 (non x version), which includes a cooler and has great overclocking potential out of the box is arguably the the value king in this segment. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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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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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2018 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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