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IntelBX80677I57600K

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.8GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 69,300 user samples
6,428 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 26th / 1122
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
62,872 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 72% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 72% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 25th / 1122
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
92 % 92.1 % +0%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
117 Pts 127 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+9%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
443 Pts 477 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+8%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
956 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+96%
487 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
124 Pts 150 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+21%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
485 Pts 582 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+20%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1032 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+77%
582 Pts
Market Share
Based on 10,331,595 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.7 % 0.88 % Higher market share.
+26%
Value
Value For Money
102 % +1% 101 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
81 % 91 % Slightly more popular.
+12%
Price
Price (score)
$220 +4% $229
Age
Newest
4 Months Much more recent.
+79%
19 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
12 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+14%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.8 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 4.2 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
120 Pts 144 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+20%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
129 Pts 156 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+21%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
469 Pts 554 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+18%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
505 Pts 615 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+22%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1002 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+79%
561 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1037 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+68%
617 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen+ Kaby Lake
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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