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IntelBX80684I58600K

8 Cores, 16 Threads
@3.6GHz Zen (2017)

6 Cores, 6 Threads
@3.6GHz Coffee Lake (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 26,388 user samples
13,418 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 83% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Poor: 83% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 985
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO
12,970 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 123% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 94% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 94% Great: 123%
SPEED RANK: 8th / 985
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
93.5 % 105 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+13%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts 136 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+23%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
435 Pts 537 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+23%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1236 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+58%
784 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
118 Pts 158 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+34%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
473 Pts 631 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+33%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1353 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+46%
924 Pts
Market Share
Based on 7,515,518 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.58 % 1.14 % Hugely higher market share.
+97%
Value
Value For Money
92.5 % 114 % Better value.
+23%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
96 % 116 % More popular.
+21%
Price
Price (score)
$300 $235 Cheaper.
+22%
Age
Newest
11 Months 4 Months Much more recent.
+64%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+167%
6 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz 4.3 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
115 Pts 154 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+34%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
123 Pts 163 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+33%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
456 Pts 614 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+35%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
492 Pts 650 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+32%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1312 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+46%
899 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1360 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+40%
970 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Coffee Lake (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 630
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The unlocked hex-core i5-8600K from Intel’s latest Coffee Lake generation of processors is the new flagship of the i5 series, succeeding the Kaby Lake quad-core i5-7600K. The 8th generation of processors brings the largest performance uplift since Sandy Bridge by adding more cores at each of the i3, i5 and i7 product lines. Like the other Coffee Lake processors, the i5-8600K is built upon optimized 14nm architecture, marginally improved upon from Kaby Lake and Skylake. The 8600K has a 95W TDP and a nominal stock clock of 3.6 GHz, which boosts to 4.1 GHz for all six cores, 4.2 GHz for dual/quad and 4.3 GHz for single core. Early benchmarks put the i5-8600K’s effective speed 15% ahead of the i5-7600K. A 50% increase in multi-core speed is explained by two additional cores and thanks to the quad-core clock bump from 4 GHz on the 7600K to 4.2 GHz on the 8600K there is also an additional 5% performance boost across all workloads. All Coffee Lake processors require a 300-series chipset, making a straight CPU upgrade unfeasible despite sharing the same socket as their Z270 predecessors. Even though most games still use less than 4 cores simultaneously, the i5-8600K is a great choice for gamers (especially streamers) but for $80 less, the 8350K which is faster than last years 7600K and only marginally weaker for gaming than the 8600K is certainly well worth considering as well. [Oct '17 CPUPro]

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